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 Life (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.

Upcoming Events

Monday October 17. 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Events Center, 2nd floor, W building. Women in the Legal Profession: Leadership from Law School to Practice. Join the NYLS Law Review for a panel and networking event. The panel discussion will center around how women can pursue leadership opportunities in the legal profession beginning in law school and continuing throughout their careers. Panelists will discuss peer networking in law school, transitioning from student leader to new attorney, and cultivating mentor and sponsor relationships both in law school and in practice. The speakers include: Deborah N. Archer, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Erica Davila, Assistant General Counsel, JP Morgan; Kim Hawkins, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Edwina Martin, City Council’s Office, 49th Precinct; My Chi To, Partner, Debevoise & Plimption LLP.

Wednesday, October 19. 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. W520. Professor Arthur Leonard will discuss Title IX and Transgender Students – A Current Controversy. An important topic in LGBT-related law, within the larger topic of how broadly federal agencies and the courts may construe statutory bans on sex discrimination. Please bring your own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.

Thursday, October 20. 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. W303. BLSA Dinner with a Lawyer Series featuring Gloria Chacon ’13 Staff Attorney at the Bronx Defenders.

Friday, October 21.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Panels will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The NYLS Innovation Center for Law and Technology invites everyone to attend its inaugural fashion law symposium: “Robot Couture: The Future of Fashion, Law & Technology”.. Guests will include counsel for Balmain, Christian Louboutin, Coach, Estée Lauder, Hermès, Rebecca Minkoff, and more. Networking reception to follow.

Saturday October 22. 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. W302. Black Law Students Association Outlining Workshop. All students are invited to participate.

Monday, October 24. 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. W120. Muslim Law Students Association will host a lecture and discussion on Islamic Sharia Law with Professor Sadiq Reza. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, October 26. 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bone Marrow Registry Drive. The SBA, Student Organizations and Co-Curricular programs at NYLS will sponsor a Bone Marrow Registry Drive on campus on October 26th from 12 to 6 pm. 12 -3″30pm: room W520. 3:30-6pm: room W400.