Now in its 10th summer, St. John's Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program for College Students encourages students from traditionally underserved groups—who are often the first in their families to attend college— to apply to law school and pursue legal careers.
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July 22, 2015
Marketers love to work in the space where business challenges and opportunities meet. So it’s no wonder that Trent Anderson is thrilled to join St. John’s Law as Assistant Dean for Marketing Communications at a time of unprecedented change in legal education.
Chanel L. Briggins '16 Awarded New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship
July 14, 2015
Chanel Briggins '16 is the recipient of the 2015 NYIPLA Hon. Giles S. Rich Diversity Scholarship.
“St. John’s Law has opened the door to so many opportunities for me to pursue my dream of advocating for children,” Amanda Carter says. “I’ll enter the profession with a range of legal skills, with work experience, and with real insight into my career path. I’m very grateful for that.”
June 10, 2015
Kaitlin Decker '17, who left ESPN recently to study law full-time at St. John’s, says that most people find it hard to understand how her dual interests in sports journalism and the law can successfully co-exist. But it’s not hard for her to make the connection.
June 8, 2015
Several executive board members of the Law School's Frank S. Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute (PTAI) will employ the skills they gained in mock trial competition when they start their full-time work this fall as criminal lawyers serving the public interest.
U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska Receives Law School Alumni Association’s Hon. John E. Sprizzo Award
June 4, 2015
The majestic Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse in lower Manhattan was a fitting setting for the annual Hon. John E. Sprizzo Reception hosted by St. John's Law and featuring the presentation of the Sprizzo Award to Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
FINRA's BrokerCheck reports routinely omit information many clients would consider critical to assessing a potential advisor's fitness to serve them. Professor Christine Lazaro, director of the Securities Arbitration Clinic at St. John's Law, weighs in on the issue.
May 26, 2015
As inaugural Pro Bono Scholars, three St. John's Law 3Ls spent the spring semester working full-time to help fill the wide “justice gap” that leaves many New Yorkers without the legal help they need when facing foreclosure, cuts in public assistance, eviction, and other serious legal challenges.