Camila Lopez Receives 2019 Whitlock Scholarship

Camila Lopez ’19 has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Mark Whitlock Scholarship.

ADR Competition Honor Society Wins at Home and Abroad

ADR Competition Honor Society students made their mark in recent weeks at several different competitions, both at home and abroad.

Two Cardozo teams made it to the semifinals round of the 2019 Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition, an interscholastic negotiation competition hosted by the Fordham Sports Law Forum, on February 22 and 23. The competition consisted of head to head negotiations, with negotiation problems that are based on real world scenarios relating to the NBA.

Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic Files FOIA Suit

Students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, together with co-counsel at the American Immigration Council (Council), filed a suit in New York federal court last week that could prevent deportation for immigrants with pending cases.

“Our case is challenging the government’s attempts to withhold information about these systemic deficiencies” said Geroline Castillo, a 3L in the immigration clinic who filed the suit. “These problems deny litigants due process.”

Women in Tech Law Talk Careers in NYC’s “Silicon Alley”

New York City attorneys offered strategies for female law students preparing to navigate the tech law industry at Women in Tech Law (WiTL)’s event “Fireside Chat with Women in the Tech World” on March 13. The panelists discussed the unique challenges women face when entering the tech industry.

“Tech is a place where one point of view dominates,” said Shelina Kurwa, Technology Media Associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. She said women often practice taking on others’ perspectives, which can be an asset in the evolving world of technology.

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.

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.

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.