St. John's University New York Campuses Closed

Out of concern for the safety of our students, faculty, and administration and in consideration of the widespread regional snow removal efforts which are expected, all St. John's University's New York campuses will be closed Monday, January 26, and Tuesday, January 27, 2015, and all classes will be canceled.

This closing applies to St. John's Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, and Oakdale campuses.

Rosa Castello

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development
B.A., Boston University
M.S.N. M.G.H., Institute of Health Professions
J.D., St. John's University School of Law

Rosa Castello is an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing.  She currently teaches Legal Writing I & II and Perspectives on Justice.  She created and teaches a seminar on the Commercial Division called Litigation in New York's Commercial Division.  Professor Castello is the newly appointed Assistant Director of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development.  She also presently serves as co-faculty advisor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development and the newly created Commercial Division Online Law Report.

Professor Castello was in private practice as a litigation associate at the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and taught legal writing for one year as an adjunct professor at New York Law School.  She is a 2006 summa cum laude graduate of St. John's School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.  After law school, she was a clerk for the Honorable William C. Connor of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and for the Honorable Walter K. Stapleton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.