Students Showcase Their Work in Human Rights, Divorce Mediation and Securities Arbitration Clinics

Dean Melanie Leslie offered Cardozo’s clinic students the opportunity to recount their experiences with hands-on clinical work, through a series of luncheon presentations for faculty and staff.

Cardozo offers eleven clinics that allow students to gain real-world experience in different practice areas of law.

The February 6 luncheon included presentations from three groups of clinic students, representing the Divorce Mediation Clinic, Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic and the Securities Arbitration Clinic.

Alumni/Student Mentoring Program Offers Benefits to Mentors and Mentees

21 mentors and mentees, all participants in Cardozo’s alumni/student mentoring program, came together for a networking event and panel on October 3, at the offices of Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP.

Spearheaded by the Offices of Alumni Affairs and Career Services and co-chaired by Noel Williams ’87 and Eric Hochstadt ’03, the program allows current law school students to connect with Cardozo alums in the professional legal world.

ADR Competition Honor Society Wins First Place Arbitration Prize and Third Place Negotiation Excellence Prize at Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Cardozo students made their mark October 13 and 14 at the 10th Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, with the ADR Competition Honor Society team composed of Emily Sappol, Lwam Stefanos, and Joshua Roseman winning First Place in the Arbitration round, taking a top prize for the second consecutive year. That team also captured Third Place in Negotiation Excellence.

CNN, Associated Press Speak With Cardozo Students About Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing

September 28, 2018 - Cardozo Law students gathered yesterday in the third floor lounge to view the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings. Students filed in and out as the hearing proceeded throughout the day. The Associated Press and CNN talked with them to hear their reactions.

CNN:

We watched at school -- especially law school

Cardozo Welcomes the Class of 2021!

August 16, 2018 - Excitement, nervous energy and a sense of opportunity were in the air as the members of Cardozo’s Class of 2021 arrived for their first day of orientation. Students mingled over a breakfast spread before gathering in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, where Dean of Admissions David Martinidez and Dean Melanie Leslie officially welcomed Cardozo’s newest class to the school.

Louis D. Brandeis Award and Order of the Coif 2018

Congratulations to Yael Y. Mandel, the 2018 recepient of the Louis D. Brandeis Award for the highest GPA.

Congratulations to all the members of the class of 2018 who were elected to the Order of the Coif.

Professors Getgen Kestenbaum and Rona Lead Team of Human Rights Clinic Students to Brazil

The visit’s purpose was to understand the human rights concerns related to operations of private militias, as well as private military and private security contractors.

Gow W. Mosby, Jr. Receives 2018 Whitlock Scholarship

Gow W. Mosby, Jr. ’18 has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mark Whitlock Scholarship.

The Whitlock Scholarship was established by the friends and family of Mark Whitlock '10, who passed away from brain cancer when he was a student at Cardozo. Mark’s family sought to celebrate his life and honor his spirit with this scholarship. It is designed to recognize an outstanding, third-year J.D. student who, through the force of individual effort, energy, spirit and initiative, contributes to and/or expands and strengthens student life and community at Cardozo.

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.