New Dean Appointed at Touro Law Center
Posted On August 3, 2016
The Touro College & University System today announced that Harry Ballan will join Touro College... Read More
Change of Command at Touro Law Center Vets Clinic
Posted On July 26, 2016
Rosanne Trabocchi, a 23-year veteran U.S. Coast Guard JAG officer, and Sarah Fetherston, who went to... Read More
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Nine Touro Law students completed training in the Restorative Justice Project. Click here to read more!
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The Breaking Barriers Pro Bono Assistance Project is helping individuals obtain and correct their RAP sheets and apply for a Certificate of Relief from Disability or a Certificate of Good Conduct. Students will work with supervising attorneys to help clients fill out the necessary paperwork to obtain their RAP sheets and apply for a certificate. The certificate is an official acknowledgement that an individual has been rehabilitated. The picture shows student Bill Vega and supervising attorney, and Touro alum, Liz Justesen, advising a client on the next steps to come after the client's RAP sheet has been obtained and reviewed.

Thanks to all who participated in the Backpack Pirate Challenge - collecting school supplies for Long Island's homeless children. The drive was a HUGE success thanks to everyone's generosity and support.

PILOT was awarded Student Organization of the Year!  Seen here are PILOT board members Brittany Mangain (2L FTD), Suzanne Valles (3L FTD), Tiffany Femiano (3L FTD), John Nicodemo (2L FTD), Erika Last (2L FTD).

Students from Duke Law School visited Touro Law Center's Disaster Relief Clinic in October 2013 to work with Superstorm Sandy victims. The students had the opportunity to work with Touro Law staff attorneys, meet with clients, and even visit the Suffolk County Supreme Court where they visited Judge Spinner in his chambers. Law students from across the country are planning pro bono service trips to Touro Law to help with Sandy recovery efforts. For additional information, please call Thomas Maligno, Director of ProBono at (631) 761-7033.

Equality and Justice for All

Since our founding in 1980, Touro Law Center has been committed to providing a quality legal education that encourages students to examine the moral goals of the law while promoting social justice and community service. Today, Touro Law strongly stands as a leader in promoting the moral and ethical responsibilities of our profession.

From honoring our alumni who work in the public interest field to our unique Public Advocacy Center that provides office space to non-profit legal advocacy agencies while enabling our students to satisfy their pro-bono requirements, our commitment to social justice never waivers . . . enriching the character of Touro lawyers and improving the lives of countless individuals in and beyond our local community.

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Student Public
Interest Groups

Help us work to ensure justice for all.
 
Public Advocacy Center
Non-profits receive free offices. Students receive invaluable training. 
 
Pro Bono Projects
Our students satisfy their pro bono requirements in satisfying ways.
 
Public
Service Fellowships

Programs provide a stipend for students who passionately pursue public interest law.
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Spotlight

Student Spotlight
Part-time student Mercedes Matias balances work, law school and motherhood. Read More.

Veteran Spotlight
3L Chad Lennon has served our country, now helps fellow veterans while in law school. Read More.

Podcast Series
Seymour James, attorney-in-chief at Legal Aid talks Drugs, Race & the Right to Counsel. Read More.

Student Spotlight
Third-year student Sean McLeod makes the most out of every opportunity. Read More.
Contact Us

Touro Law Center
225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY 11722
Telephone: (631) 761-7033
Fax: (631) 761-7039

Thomas Maligno
Director of ProBono and Executive Director of the Public Advocacy Center
thomasm@tourolaw.edu