AUGUST 2013
New Board Chair Seeks to Move School into Next Phase
Dan Nolan '78 sees the challenges facing Albany Law School as traditional market challenges. With the board, faculty and administrators, he expects to complete a strategic planning process by December.
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Albany Law School Welcomes the Class of 2016

We are proud to welcome our newest class—187 students from all parts of the country bringing to our campus rich backgrounds, an eagerness to study law and a wide range of career goals.

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Barrister Soiree to Celebrate Donors and Alumni Award Recipients
You are invited to an evening of celebration to recognize the generosity of our Barrister Society members and to present the 2013 Alumni Association Awards.
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Dean Andrews Appointed to LSAC Test Development Committee
President and Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews was recently appointed to the Test Development and Research Committee for the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the organization that administers the LSAT.
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Chief Judge Lippman Pens Article for Albany Law Review’s Miscarriages of Justice
The student-run journal Albany Law Review recently published the third edition of Miscarriages of Justice, created in-part by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman.
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Alumni Volunteers Sought for Mentoring Program
For our new students, we are seeking alumni from all class years, practice areas and geographic regions to participate as a mentor in the Alumni Initiative in Mentoring (AIM).
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Students Travel Globe for Summer Internships
Albany Law School’s students fanned across the globe this summer, taking law positions on three continents and getting hands-on legal experience in a wide variety of law firms and court systems.
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Pro Bono Program Triples in Service Hours, Attorneys Needed to Continue Growth
While the pro bono program grew rapidly during the 2012-2013 academic year—from fewer than 10 active projects to nearly 25 different projects with 200 active student volunteers—attorneys are needed to bring the program to the next level.
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Lescault '71 to Receive Georgia Bar's Pro Bono Award
Atlanta attorney Guy Lescault '71 was recently selected as the recipient of the 2013 H. Sol Clark Pro Bono Award from the State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project.
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Latest Scholarship Explores Ways to Help Trafficked Children
Professor Melissa Breger presented her research “Healing the Wounds of Children Sexually Trafficked Internationally by Examining Strategies for Family Violence Prevention Domestically” at the International Society of Family Law (ISFL) Conference in Brooklyn this summer.
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Albany Law School Appoints Emily Ekland '12 as Staff Attorney for Government Law Center
Emily Ekland '12, the post-graduate fellow who worked on NYSERDA-supported business start-up projects for the Government Law Center (GLC), is now staff attorney.
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300 Years after 7th Great Grandfather Governs N.Y., Clarke '14 Works in Same Office
Edward Hyde Clarke ’14 had a unique perspective when he started his field placement in the Counsel’s Office for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo ’82 last semester. Nearly 300 years ago, one of his ancestors was the acting governor of New York while it was still a colony.
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From United Nations to the Brooklyn Nets, Osborne '16 is Ready for Law School
Alexis Osborne '16 credits Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum with swaying her decision to attend Albany Law School.
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New Professional Network Aligns Students with Practitioners
Becoming a Professional Network volunteer and sharing your career advice and insight with students is a rewarding and meaningful way to give back to Albany Law School, as well as to build your professional network.
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Alumni Spotlight

Harold Semanoff ’77


“Swinging for the Fence”
Pays off for the Past 35 Years

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Clinic and Justice Center Student Induction Happy Hour
August 21st - 5:30 p.m.

2013 Barrister Soirée
August 23 - 7 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE!
GOLD Trivia Night for Recent Graduates and Current Students
September 27

Reunion Weekend 2013
October 4 - 6
Registration opens on August 20th!
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Recent Graduate CLE’s (2008-2013 Graduates)
Two full days CLE credits will be offered on November 8th and November 15th, 16 credit hours total
If you are interested in presenting please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs, 518-445-3361




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