Student Life

NYLSnow_roofdeck_9-4-13Welcome to the Student Page.  We’ve created quick links to help you find information, but you can use the “Ask Student Life” box or visit the Office of Student Engagement (5th Floor, E building) anytime Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  We’re here to help!

And don’t forget to check out our One Stop Weekly Email Newsletter. Delivered to students via email each Friday, One Stop features information about upcoming Student Organization events, other NYLS events, reminders of important dates and deadlines, and Law School news.

Monday, October 26:

12:50 – 1:50 p.m. W420. Anti-Trafficking Law Students Association will host a Movie during Lunch to increase awareness on trafficking.

Thursday, October 29:

12:50 – 1:55 p.m. W505. Black Law Students Association Lunch with a Lawyer (Ms. Dana Nelson). Ms. Nelson is the Principal Attorney at D.F. Nelson, ESQ. PLLC where she provides transactional assistance to companies in the start-up realm – “You Create it, We Protect it”. She is also a 2012 NYLS graduate. Her tenure at NYLS was marked with achievements such as being a Harlan Scholar, Staff Editor for NYLS Law Review and attained recognition on the Dean’s List.

12:50 – 1:50 p.m. W505. The NYLS Domestic Violence Project will host Lunch with a Lawyer. The guest speaker will be Linda Lopez, Deputy Director of the Legal Center for Battered Women at Sanctuary for Families.

12:50 – 1:45 p.m. W320. Media Entertainment and Fashion Law Association (MEFLA) will host Lunch with a Lawyer (Mr. Barry Werbin). Mr. Werbin is Partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and a member of its Intellectual Property Group. He will speak on “The Dangers of Socializing (Online)”.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. WA11. Black Law Students Association Dinner with a Lawyer.

Wednesday, November 4:

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. W220. Italian Law Students Association Speaker Series with Mr. Paul Prestia. Mr. Prestia will be representing the family of Mr. Kalief Browder in a wrongful death lawsuit against the City. Mr. Browder was arrested in 2010 for allegedly stealing a backpack. His family could not post the $3,000.00 bail and Mr. Browder spent the next three years on Riker’s Island. It took the DA’s office thirty-three months to propose a plea bargain. Mr. Browder refused – proclaiming his innocence. Come and hear more about the horrible conditions Mr. Kalief Browder faced on Rikers’s Island which subsequently led to his death and the law suit his family filed against the city.

Thursday, November 5:

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Faculty Commons. First Generation Professionals. Craft & Sip – General Body Meeting. Come learn about First Generation Professionals and enjoy fun activity with crafts, wine and snacks. Click here to RSVP.

Friday, November 6:
6:00 p.m. is the deadline to enter the SBA Logo Contest. Refer to the OneStop Newsletter for guidelines or email