New York Law School (NYLS) is “New York’s law school,” and in that spirt, we continue our proud tradition of public service and civic leadership. To that end, we are thrilled that 11 members of the NYLS Class of 2022 joined the New York City Law Department as Assistant Corporation Counsels.
NYLS Earns Recognition in Key Areas
In preLaw magazine’s 2022 Back to School issue, New York Law School (NYLS) was recognized for its exceptional programs in several key areas.
Summer Internships: NYLS Students Share Their Experiences
Four NYLS law students discuss highlights from their summer internships and how their experiences helped them grow professionally.
Distinguished Adjunct Professor Peter J. Strauss Honored for Pioneering Work in Elder Law
Distinguished Adjunct Professor Peter J. Strauss was honored as the 2022 recipient of the 28th Annual NAELA Theresa Award for his outstanding work in elder law and advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
Franklin University Switzerland Honors Professor Penelope Andrews
This year, Franklin University Switzerland bestowed special honors on Professor Penelope Andrews. At the school’s 52nd annual graduation ceremony, she was presented with an Honorary Degree for her distinguished legal career and global human rights advocacy, and she addressed the class of 2022 as the keynote speaker.
Fines & Fees Justice Center Receives Donation From Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
The Fines & Fees Justice Center, located at NYLS, has received a generation donation to support the organization’s efforts to restore integrity to the U.S. justice system by eliminating the harmful and unjust impacts of fines and fees.
The Future of the Evening Division: Professor Kirk D. Burkhalter ’04 on NYLS Pro
Professor Kirk Burkhalter reflects on the research that fueled the development of NYLS Pro to fit the needs of the busy 21st-century professional, as well as his own experiences with the Evening Division.
Madeleine Robinson 3L Wins Award for Family Law Writing
Madeleine Robinson 3L has won recognition for her legal writing in the 13th annual Hofstra Law and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Family Law Writing Competition.
Irina Gomelskaya Shares What to Know About Emerging and Nontraditional Legal Careers
In an article for The National Jurist, NYLS’s Executive Director of Career Development and Employer and Alumni Relations shares key advice for law students on emerging and nontraditional legal careers.
AT&T Awards Two NYLS Students $2,500 for Their Pro Bono Service
Two NYLS students have been awarded the AT&T Pro Bono Excellence Scholarship in recognition of their exemplary pro bono service to those in need.