Student Life

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Welcome 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 on the 5  Floor of 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.

Campus Events

Tuesday, April 8

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Events Center.  Inaugural Institute for In-House Counsel CLE Conference.  The program will feature a keynote presentation with Richard K. DeScherer, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Bloomberg, L.P., followed by panels on real estate, compliance, management, and ethical issues faced by in-house attorneys.  Free to NYLS students. Click here for more information and to register.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Fifth Annual Pegalis & Erickson Lecture on “Using Closed Malpractice Cases to Promote Safety”.  Moderated by Steven E. Pegalis, NYLS Adjunct Professor. A reception will be held after the lecture. Click here to RSVP.

Wednesday, April 9

12:50 – 1:50 p.m.  W320.  Justice Speaks Lunch to discuss the Dangers of Dangerous Dog Laws hosted by the Justice Action Center.  Humane Society’s Director of Animal Cruelty Prosecutions, Sherry Ramsey, and Co-founder & General Counsel for the Lexus Project, Mr. Mark Rosenthal, will talk about the special challenges dogs face when they belong to breeds that have been after being deemed a vicious or dangerous breed. Pizza will be served. RSVP to

Wednesday, April 16

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Events Center.  Women in Technology Breakfast Panel presented by the Institute for Information Law and Policy, and the NYLS Women’s Network.   The panel will bring together leading women who stand at the intersection of the law and technology industries, highlighting the myths, opportunities, and challenges of breaking in. For more information and to RSVP, email

Thursday, April 24

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Events Center. Get ready for some fun with your hosts and auctioneers Professors Doni Gewirtzman and Kris Franklin at the Annual Public Interest Celebration and Auction. All auction proceeds go towards helping students in otherwise unpaid summer public interest positions.