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  • 12.19.13 Caitlin Russell ’15 Named 2014 Ella Baker Fellow; Third Consecutive BLS Student to Win
    Cait Russell
    For the third year in a row, a Brooklyn Law School student has received the prestigious Ella Baker Fellowship. Caitlin Russell ’15, a member of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law and the Moot Court Honor Society, was named a 2014 winner.  read more
  • 11.27.13 Leanne Welds ’14 and Elizabeth Geddes ’15 in Spotlight for Achievements

    Brooklyn Law School’s students are often in the limelight for their accomplishments. Among them are Leanne Welds ’14 and Elizabeth Geddes ’15, whose achievements have earned them prominent scholarships and national visibility, respectively.  read more

  • 07.15.13 Alexander Goldman ’14 Awarded Public Service Stipend from FCBA Foundation
    Alexander Goldman

    Alexander Goldman ’14 has been awarded a $5,000 stipend from the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation.  read more

  • 06.14.13 Dionne Shuler '14 Awarded NYSBA Minority Summer Internship in Health Law
    Dionne Shuler

    Dionne Shuler ’14 was recently awarded the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Minority Summer Internship in Health Law.   read more

  • 05.30.13 Benjamin Kaser ’13 and Hang Liu ’13 Named Among Presidential Management Fellows Finalists
    presidential seal

    Two members of the graduating class of 2013, Benjamin Kaser and Hang Liu, have been selected as finalists in the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) program.   read more

  • 05.29.13 Rising Star Eric Eingold ’15 Charts a Steady Course in Public Service
    Eric Eingold

    Eric Eingold ’15, who will enter his second year at the Law School in the fall, is already charting an impressive and strong course as a public service lawyer.  read more

  • 05.16.13 Cassye Cole ’14 Awarded Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship; Committed to Giving Back
    Cassye Cole

    Cassye Cole, class of 2014, was awarded the Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship by the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA).  read more

  • 05.10.13 Adam Horowitz ’13 Receives Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

    Adam Horowitz ’13 has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing for his Brooklyn Law Review note, “Giving Battered Immigrant Fiancées a Way Out of Abusive Relationships: Proposed Amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act” (2012).   read more

  • 05.07.13 Dominic Saglibene ’14 Wins Trandafir Writing Competition
    Dominic Saglibene

    Dominic Saglibene, class of 2014, has won the Trandafir Writing Competition with his note, “The U.K. Bribery Act: A Benchmark for Anticorruption Reform in the U.S.”  read more

  • 05.01.13 Gideon Martin ’14 and Charlette Matts-Brown ’15 Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowships
    Charlette Mattas

    Gideon Martin ’14 and Charlette Matts-Brown ’15 have each been awarded 10-week summer fellowships supported by the Peggy Browning Fund, a nonprofit organization that encourages students to pursue careers in public interest labor law.  read more

  • 04.30.13 Safe Harbor Clinic Gains Asylum for Transgender Client
    safe harbor clinic

    Ilan Wong ’12, Sara Fraser ’13, and Natalie Serra ’13 from the Safe Harbor Clinic successfully gained asylum for their client, a transgender woman from Mexico.  read more

  • 04.23.13 Ritika Kapadia ’15 Wins Blank Rome Diverse Scholarship; Championed by Michelle Gitlitz Courtney ’04
    Ritika Kapadia

    Ritika Kapadia ’15 recently won the Diverse Scholarship, sponsored by Blank Rome LLP and its Diverse Scholars Program. Kapadia is the first BLS student to win this award.  read more

  • 04.08.13 David Kober ’14 Wins Competitive Fellowship from New York Bar Foundation

    David Kober ’14 was recently awarded a Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship by the New York Bar Foundation. As one of only two recipients of the $5,000 fellowship, Kober will serve in the chambers of Richmond County Surrogate Judge Robert J. Gigante this summer.  read more

  • 04.08.13 Hastings Law School Takes Top Honors at Prince Evidence Moot Court Competition

    Saturday marked the conclusion of Brooklyn Law School’s 2013 28th Annual Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition. The premier appellate advocacy evidence competition drew 36 teams from law schools nationwide, exemplifying the very best of legal education.  read more

  • 04.02.13 BLS Team Wins Best Draft at the Mid-Atlantic Division of the National Transactional LawMeet
    Law Meet

    Sonal Mehta ’14, Boyan Toshkoff ’14, and Paul Fraulo ’15 won Best Draft at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meet for the 2013 National Transactional LawMeet held at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia.  read more

  • 03.01.13 Professor Karmel’s Students on a Winning Streak; Papers Selected for Business and Law Journals
    Julia Zukina

    Professor Karmel’s students are on a hot streak. Four of her students —Emily Kehoe ’13, Tyler O’Reilly ’13, Kan Zhang ’13 and Julia Zukina ‘13— have had papers written for Karmel’s securities courses selected for publication in well-respected business and law journals.  read more

  • 01.30.13 Teisha Ruggiero ‘14 Wins National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
    Teisha Ruggiero '14

    Teisha Ruggerio ’14 was awarded a $5,000 scholarship by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in collaboration with the National Italian American Bar Association.   read more

  • 01.23.13 Mary Willis White ’13 Fighting Cancer “One Show at a Time”
    flyer

    Mary Willis White ’13, co-founder of Heiress Productions, is turning a family history of cancer into a legacy of great theater, cancer awareness, and fundraising for charitable cancer organizations.  read more