Each month, Touro Law Center’s Alumni and Development Office recognizes one outstanding
alum for his or her contribution to the legal field, service to the law school,
or other outstanding achievement. If you would like to nominate a fellow alum, please
contact Jackie Doudu-Burbridge, Director of Alumni and Donor Relations at 631.761.7063
or via e-mail.
Touro Law Center's Office of Institutional Advancement is proud to announce that Virginia G. Alvarez ‘04 has been selected as the alumna of the month for June 2014. Ms. Alvarez is an accomplished attorney with a diverse legal career. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Virginia Alvarez.
Virginia G. Alvarez attended Pennsylvania State University-University Park where she received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She then went on to earn her Masters of Arts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and earned her Juris Doctorate at Touro Law Center in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Alvarez won a number of awards including the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Oral Advocacy as well as the Family Law Clinic. She was President of the Touro Women’s Bar Association for two terms having previously held the position of Treasurer. Ms. Alvarez was a Lieutenant Governor for the American Bar Association Student Division.
Ms. Alvarez began her legal experience while in law school through numerous internships including one with the United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District-Civil Office in Brooklyn. In fact, she was a recipient of a public interest fellow that summer. She bears the distinction of being the first intern for Publishers Clearinghouse legal department. She began her legal career on Long Island then moving to practice in New York City. Ms. Alvarez having earned the respect of her colleagues and clients through her practice decided to start her own law firm in order to provide unparalleled and superior legal representation to her clientele.
Ms. Alvarez endeavors to give back to the community she seeks to serve through her commitment to philanthropy.
Ms. Alvarez is admitted into the New York State Courts and the United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. Alvarez handles all types of legal matters including, but not limited to, Matrimonial/ Family Law and Criminal defense. She also performs legal services in Wills & Estates, Real Estate, Civil Litigation and Commercial Law.