Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the creation of a new position at the law school, Distinguished Jurist in Residence, and the first jurist to fill that post is the Hon. Leonard Wexler, Senior Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.
Central Islip, NY – The Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA) and Touro Law Center will offer free legal clinics for individuals and small business owners in need of legal advice in the wake of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday, December 11 from 4 – 7 pm and Tuesday, December 18 from 3-6 pm.
Central Islip, NY – Dean Patricia Salkin has announced that Thomas Maligno, Executive Director of the Public Advocacy Center, has been named Director of Pro Bono at Touro Law Center. He will continue in his current role at the Center including his responsibilities as Director of Public Interest.
Central Islip, NY – Keri Mahoney, a second-year part-time evening student, was the winner of the 29th Annual Bainbridge Moot Court Competition held at Touro Law Center on Wednesday, September 21, in a close decision over fellow second year part-time evening student Daniel Fischer.
Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new scholarships for students totaling $55K. Touro Law adjunct professors Ilene Sherwyn Cooper and her husband Mitchell J. Cooper have created the Dr. and Mrs. Albert Sherwyn and Joseph Cooper Scholarship Fund. This endowed scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student with a grade point average of at least 3.5. Additional money has been awarded to Touro Law for scholarships through the Milton Handler Foundation and three smaller foundations. These recent scholarship donations bring the total scholarship monies raised in the past two years to $1.6M.