2017 Employment Highlights

Employers know the value of a Cardozo law degree. Cardozo graduates are at work and sought after in every sector of the legal industry; from the largest law firms and financial compliance offices, to in-house legal departments at major fashion houses, to district attorneys’ and defenders’ offices.

Judge Patricia Millett to Deliver Keynote Address at 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Dean Melanie Leslie is proud to announce that Judge Patricia Millett of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will be the keynote speaker.

Securities Arbitration Clinic Students Attend Public Meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee at SEC

Cardozo Securities Arbitration Clinic students Armando Martinez '19, Cristiana Modesti '18 and Ishara Quick '19 attended the Public Meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee on March 8, 2018, at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

Four Cardozo Students Selected for Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowships

Four Cardozo students have been selected for 2018 Immigrant Justice Corps fellowships, the country's first fellowship program wholly dedicated to meeting immigrants' needs for high-quality legal assistance. The program was conceived by Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and incubated by The Robin Hood Foundation in 2013.

Heyman Center Team Wins Best Draft at LawMeet

March 2, 2018 - Cardozo’s students continue to impress and last weekend, the Heyman Center’s team won Best Draft at the Ninth Annual Regional Transactional LawMeet competition, held at Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Twelve schools competed in the regional round including Northwestern and Georgetown.

The Cardozo team is made up of Heyman Scholars Noah Weingarten (3L), David Borsack (2L) and Arif Soto (LLM) and Professor Jillian Gautier, director of the Heyman Center and Adjunct Professor Law for ITRANS, served as their coach.

Stephanie Alvarez-Jones '18 Selected as a Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist

The publication honors 20 law students across the nation who "contributed the most to their law schools and communities in the past year.""

Morelli Trial Team Preps a Full Trial in Regional Competition

February 16, 2018 - Cardozo hosted the New York Regional Competition (the regional round of The National Trial competition) February 9-11, with the law school’s Benedict Morelli trial team front and center. The National Trial Competition is the largest mock trial competition in the country, attracting teams from more than 140 law schools and over 1,000 law students each year. Cardozo was proud to host the regional round with two teams of students from the Morelli Trial Team participating in arguments on a civil wrongful death case.

Cardozo Student Samantha E. Smith '18 Represents Young Patients Needing Speech-Generating Devices

At a preliminary injunction on October 11 and 12, Cardozo School of Law student Samantha E. Smith '18 of the Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic represented a proposed class of New York State Medicaid beneficiaries who need speech-generating devices from Medicaid to enable them to communicate.

Student Profile: Keegan Stephan, Legal Activist

Cardozo Law student and prominent political organizer Keegan Stephan '19 on his realization that "it's the lawyers doing the most critical work" in social justice movements.