Mary Kay Vyskocil '83, a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, is one of five attorneys in private practice and two sitting appellate judges selected by the state Commission on Judicial Nomination as candidates to fill the vacancy on the New York Court of Appeals.
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December 1, 2014
To honor Giving Tuesday 2014 tomorrow, St. John's Law is conducting a one-day fundraising campaign #GivingTuesdaySJULaw.
At a recent event that brought alumni, students, faculty, and friends of the Law School together at St. John’s new Manhattan campus, Professor Mark L. Movsesian discussed the ongoing plight of Mideast Christians.
November 19, 2014
On November 6, 2014, over 220 alumni from the Classes of 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 and 2004 came togethe for Reunion 2014.
November 14, 2014
The St. John’s Law community mourns the loss of Lorraine Rittenberg ’92HON, wife of the late Bernard Rittenberg ‘88HON, and mother of Suzanne Dyer ’88. The Rittenberg Library at St. John's Law is named in their honor, as a enduring testament to their generous support of the Law School.
November 13, 2014
Ranking fourth overall in the state for the July 2014 test, just behind NYU, Columbia, and Cornell, St. John’s Law continues to make strides in preparing students to pass the New York Bar Exam.
November 11, 2014
November 10, 2014
Business Insider profiles Jonathan Yi '14, who served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps for four years, including two tours in Iraq. Yi is now an Assistant District Attorney in the appeals bureau of the Queen's County District Attorney's Office.
“I’m pleased to report that, in a time of great challenge for all law schools, we are thriving. Applications are up, student credentials are up, bar passage is up, career placement is up, and alumni giving is up. In short, St. John’s Law is on the rise.” This was the heartening message that Dean Michael A. Simons shared recently with St. John’s Law alumni in his annual fall update letter.
November 3, 2014
Looking for a place to stay on your next trip? There’s Airbnb. Need a ride downtown? Uber, Lyft, or Sidecar can get you there. Care to let the world know what you’re doing at any given moment? You can Tweet, Pin, and post to your heart’s content. As widely reported in Forbes, The New York Times, and other news outlets recently, the sharing economy is here and is on the rise.