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Gould Law Library Welcomes New Library Faculty Member

Lisa Parisi Named New Head of Public Services and Foreign and International Law
January 18, 2011

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center’s Gould Law Library welcomes Lisa Parisi as the Head of Public Services and Foreign and International Law Librarian. Ms. Parisi will manage the Reference and Circulation Departments, coordinate the library’s research instruction program and oversee the library’s faculty services responsibilities. In addition, she will be in charge of collection development for the foreign and international collection and teach foreign and international legal research.

Ms. Parisi received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, her Masters of Information Science from Florida State University, and her B.A. in International Relations from the University of Delaware. She is a member of the Florida Bar. She practiced as an attorney-at-law in the areas of probate, elder law and guardianship. Prior to joining Touro Law, she was a reference librarian specializing in foreign, comparative and international law at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. She taught modules on practice materials, Florida law, international law, international environmental law, and foreign and comparative legal research. She has also taught many research workshops on secondary sources, case law, federal and state statutes, administrative law and legislative history research.

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law, which has a student body of approximately 750 and an alumni base of more than 5,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs, several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College system.

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. More than 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.

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