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Annual Winter Alumni Reception

The 2014 Annual Winter Reception was held on January 30th in New York City at Le Marais.

After a special ceremony during which Dean Patricia Salkin presented newly elected judges Hon. Deborah Poulos '88 and Hon. Maria Vasquez-Doles '97 with specially inscribed robes, the follow Alumni Awards were distributed: 
 
  • The Exceptional Law School Service Award was presented to John Cooney '08  Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. 
  • The Emerging Leader Award was presented to Whitney Montgomery '12  Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • The Public Service Award was presented to Edward Nitkewicz '91  Sanders, Sanders, Block, Woycik, Veiner & Grossman, P.C.
  • The Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award was presented to the Hon. John Flanagan '90, New York Senator 
  • The Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Kelly Poole '91  Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C.
  Click here to see photos of the event on Facebook!
 
 
 

About the Alumni Awards Program
Initiated in 2008, the Alumni Awards Program recognizes alumni who have made great strides in the legal profession and are leaders in the Touro Law Center and surrounding community. The following awards are presented: 
 
  • Exceptional Law School Service Award-presented to a successful Touro Law graduate who has significantly contributed to the growth of the Law Center through demonstrated support in new program development, leadership and advancement initiatives, assistance in the area of career services, and dedication to the ideals and purposes of the Law Center.
  • Emerging Leader Award -presented to a recent graduate who has made exceptional strides in his/her profession and additionally found time to aid the Touro Law Center Community in a variety of ways. The successful candidate serves as a role model for graduating students and has achieved an exceptional level of service to the Law Center. The nominee must have graduated within the past eight years.
  • Public Service Award -presented to a graduate who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the area of public interest law either through his or her full-time position or through significant pro bono initiatives.
  • Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award-Touro Law Center 2003 graduate Keith Romaine passed away suddenly in 2009. In his memory and in recognition of his interest and passion for government, the Law Center created an award in his name to be presented annually to a graduate who serves the public as an elected official.

  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award - presented to a graduate who has provided inspiring dedication and service to Touro Law Center through his/her volunteer support, which can include attending accepted student receptions and orientation receptions, serving as a judge for student competitions, and/or serving as a mentor for students. 

Previous Award Recipients

Year Award Name Award Recipient
2008 Exceptional Law School
Service Award
Harold Somer '83

Emerging Leader Award Spencer Horn '05

Public Service Award Pamela Greene '98



2009 Exceptional Law School
Service Award
Joseph B. Rosenberg '87

Emerging Leader Award Melanie Hendry '04

Public Service Award Christine Malafi '91



2010 Exceptional Service Law
School Service Award
Tom Rosicki '97

Public Service Award Matthew Daus '92

Emerging Leader Award Indira Edwards '05

Keith Romaine Elected
Official of the Year Award
Accepted by Keith's father,
Hon. Ed Romaine



2011 Exceptional Service Law
School Service Award
Thomas Santucci '83

Public Service Award Lois Schwaeber '92

Emerging Leader Award Patrick McGlashan '06

Keith Romaine Elected
Official of the Year Award
Daniel Panico '03



2012 Exceptional Service Law
School Service Award
Bruce K. Gould '84

Public Service Award Andrea Callan '07

Emerging Leader Award Alison Leigh Epilone '08

Keith Romaine Elected
Official of the Year Award
Senator Joseph Addabbo '92

Alumni Council Outstanding
Volunteer of the Year Award
Violet Samuels '99



2013 Exceptional Service Law
School Service Award
Randy Schaefer ’92

Public Service Award Ray Malone ’09

Emerging Leader Award Michelle Schmitt ’07

Keith Romaine Elected
Official of the Year Award
Hon. Kathleen Rice '91

Alumni Council Outstanding
Volunteer of the Year Award
Jeff Donato ’00

Please click here to view photos from the 2013 Alumni Winter Reception.