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.

Tuesday, April 5. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Faculty Commons (2nd floor, W building). The NYLS Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with the Dominican Bar Association presents Let’s Chat: Using Your J.D. Beyond a Courtroom. The panel discussion will focus on roles that draw upon the legal expertise and training of attorneys, but do not require traditional litigating in a courtroom. Panelists include Terrance Stroud, Director of Continued Occupancy, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development; Safiyah Spann-Brisbane, VP Real Estate/Employment Counsel, Kate Spade; Saddie Smith, VP of Facilities, Con Edison; and Evelyn Perez, In-house Labor/Employment Counsel, Conde Nast. Moderated by Maria Felix, Labor Relations Administrator, Con Edison (DBA Board member). Participants will learn which skills, classes, and training the panelists rely upon to perform their everyday duties, as well as discuss transitioning into career paths that take them out of the courtroom. Networking reception will follow. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, April 6: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. W220. New York Law School’s In-House Symposium. This day is set aside for faculty and students to present recent accomplishments in scholarship and field work and to engage one another in lively conversation on topics ranging from finance to balancing privacy against national security.

Wednesday, April 6: 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. W120. The Federalist Society will discuss “Colorado’s Marijuana Laws: Federalism or State Nullification?” The guest speaker will be Mr. Michael L. Francisco from MRDLaw. The former Colorado Assistant Solicitor General and Tenth Circuit law clerk’s practice covers all aspects of commercial litigation, appeals, and strategic counseling for growing businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as for religious institutions and other nonprofit entities. He also focuses on campaign finance law and governmental ethics issues.

Tuesday, April 12. 12:50 – 1:50 p.m. Room W320. The Black Law Student Association and American Constitutional Law Society present The Supreme Court and the Election of 2016 featuring Professor Gewirtzman and Professor Woods.

Wednesday, April 13. 12:50 -1:50 p.m. W320. CRES Master Class – Recent Graduate Career Panel. This panel is open all students! Panelists include Deborah Bey ‘12, Associate at Arent Fox; Andrew Lurie ‘14, Lease Counsel, Greystone Management; Katherine Voran ’13, Agency Attorney, New York City Housing Authority; and Tracy Weinstein ‘14, Associate, London Fischer LLP. Free pizza will be served.