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.


Tuesday, January 31. 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Student Cafeteria (5th floor). Bar Association Fair hosted by the Student Bar Association and Office of Academic Planning & Career Development. Various local and national bar associations will be here to showcase the value they offer to your network, your legal education and your professional careers. Getting involved in a bar association is one of the best ways to score a summer internship, get a job after graduation and start making professional connections. All students are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, February 2. 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. W401. Media Entertainment & Fashion Law Association Dinner with an Entertainment Lawyer featuring Mr. Kaine Hampton of Viacom. He will discuss his role as Viacom Production Counsel and his involvement with large scale MTV and VHI events. He will also talk about the legalities of hosting music production, issues he faces on a daily basis, as well as his journey into entertainment law. Mr. Hampton is looking forward to offering advice for breaking into the industry and answering questions.

Thursday, February 2. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. WA10. Join Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell to celebrate NYLS Trustee James Zirin’s new book Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court. Zirin’s work investigates the polarized composition of the nation’s highest court. At the event, Zirin will offer insights on Supreme Court appointments during the Trump Administration.

Friday February 3. 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Event Center. The New York Law School Law Review, and the Center for Business and Financial Law, presents the symposium “Exploring the Things in the Internet of Things: Implications on Business, Consumers, and the Law”. Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will deliver the keynote address. The conference will bring together leading practitioners, academics, and industry leaders to discuss the various legal and policy issues raised by the rapid expansion of the Internet of Things.

Thursday, February 16. 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. W401. In celebration of Black History Month, BLSA will have a Criminal Defense Panel and movie screening on “School to Prison Pipeline”.

February 10.
8:15 – 9:30 a.m. Events Center, the Center for New York City Law will host a CityLaw Breakfast featuring Fidel Del Valle, Commissioner and Chief Judge of the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).

Thursday, March 2. All day. NYLS will proudly celebrate Diversity Day 2017. Diversity Day—an annual event recognized by the American Bar Association—highlights the importance of eliminating bias and promoting inclusion in law school and the legal profession. On that day, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will offer events celebrating the many perspectives that make our community rich and vibrant.


The Office of Student Life is located on the 5th floor of the E building. We want to hear from you! Stop by anytime!

Shani Darby, Senior Director for Student Life
Sally Harding, Assistant Dean for Student Life
Cheryl Shields, Administrative Assistant for Student Life