Christopher Newton '13, an attorney with Queens Legal Services Corp. and an alumni of the Law School's Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic, was on hand for a recent press conference called by NYC council members to raise awareness of banks' refusal to properly consider loan modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure, and the banks' failure to send representatives with authority to negotiate to court-run settlement conferences. Newton's client, Maria Patronas, spoke about her experience.
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June 8, 2015
St. John’s has a deep and longstanding commitment to the success of its student veterans on campus.
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.
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.