SEPTEMBER 2013
Join Classmates for Reunion Weekend 2013
Reunion Weekend 2013 will be held at the law school and around Albany from Oct. 4 through 6. If you have not registered yet, please do so now.
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Governor Cuomo Selects 12 Albany Law Grads for Two-Year, Full-Time Service Fellowships
Twelve of Albany Law School’s most recent graduates will be among the 80 Excelsior Service Fellows recently announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo ’82, working full-time for two years alongside senior members of the administration and playing a policy-influencing role in New York state.
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Albany Law Review to Host Symposium on N.Y. Fracking
"Fractured Communities: Hydraulic Fracturing and the Law in New York State" will be held at the law school on Sept. 24.
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Board Chair Nolan to Moderate Panel at Saint Rose Featuring Dean Ouellette and Two U.S. Judges
Board Chair Dan Nolan '78 will moderate a panel on careers, challenges and changes in the legal field. The panel, which will include Alicia Ouellette '94, Dean for Academic Affairs and Intellectual Life, will take place at The College of Saint Rose on Thursday, Sept. 26.
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Dean Andrews Named to The Business Review's Women Who Mean Business for 2013
Albany Law School President & Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews was one of five women selected out of more than 200 nominations for a Women Who Mean Business award from The Business Review.
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Dean Andrews Testifies in Public Hearing on New York State Justice Gap
Dean Andrews testified about the unmet civil legal service needs of low-income New Yorkers at a public hearing conducted by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman in the Third Judicial Department.
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Sheehan '94, Albany, and Warren '03, Rochester, Win Mayoral Primaries
Katherine M. Sheehan '94, Albany Law Trustee, is the city’s Democratic nominee for mayor. Lovely Warren '03 is the Democratic nominee for Rochester. Both candidates would be the first female mayors of their cities.
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Law Clinic & Justice Center Inducts 47 Students
Forty-seven students were sworn into the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center on Aug. 21, allowing them to help clients on real cases. They were sworn in by Justice Edward O. Spain '66 of the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department.
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Veterans Invited for Free Legal Advice on Oct. 19
Veterans and their families are welcome to seek legal advice from volunteer attorneys. The student-led program has served more than 200 veterans in the past.
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The Federalist Society Author to Kick Off Dean's Book Series
The Dean's Book Series will launch with Michael Avery, author of The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from the Liberals on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Room 200.
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Professor Breger Bridges Practice and Theory in Family Law Class
More than three quarters of Professor Melissa Breger’s most recent Family Law class took advantage of an opportunity to earn extra credit by sitting in with a judge and taking a tour of Family Court facilities in Albany and Schenectady counties.
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Shukla '13 Named Barry A. Gold Health Law Fellow
Recent graduate Chaula Shukla '13 has been named the Barry A. Gold Health Law Fellow at Albany Law School. She will spend the next year in the Health Law Clinic, working directly with clients, as well as managing students and community education efforts.
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Faust '13 Finds Passion for Tax Law
Ruth Faust has seen nearly every aspect of tax law while at Albany Law School, working both as a legal aide in the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance’s Office of Counsel and as a legal intern in the law school’s Tax Clinic.
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Alumni Spotlight
Robert Danzi '79

Danzi '79 Named President of N.Y. Trial Lawyers

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Note from the director


I look forward to seeing many of you for Reunion Weekend. Please be sure to take advantage of the advance registration by September 20.
 - Tammy Weinman, Director of Alumni Affairs & Special Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS

GOLD Trivia Night for Recent Graduates and Current Students
September 27 at 7:30 p.m.


Domestic Violence Vigil
October 3 at 7 p.m.

Reunion Weekend 2013
October 4 - 6
Capital Region Happy Hour
at The Charles F. Lucas Confectionery & Wine Bar, Troy
October 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE!
Judge in Residence: Dikgang Moseneke
October 17 at 5:30

Senior Citizens' Law Day
October 26

SAVE THE DATE!
Recent Graduate CLE’s (2008-2013 Graduates)
Two full days CLE credits will be offered on November 8 and November 15, 16 credit hours total
If you are interested in presenting, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs, 518-445-3361




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