Gould Law Library Hires Isaac Samuels

July 11, 2012

Touro Law Center is pleased to announce Isaac Samuels ’09 has been hired as the Gould Library Educational Technology Specialist/Reference Librarian, beginning July 16, 2012.

“We are so pleased to have Isaac join our team,” said April Schwartz, Director of the Gould Law Library. “He is very talented and brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the position.”

Isaac graduated with honors in Classics from the State University of New York at Albany in 2005 and received his paralegal studies certificate in 2006. Then, as a Touro Law student he worked as a legal intern for Leeds Morelli & Brown, as well as a judicial intern for both the Honorable Denis R. Hurley, United States District Court E.D.N.Y. and the Honorable Joseph C. Pastoressa, Suffolk County Supreme Court, Central Islip. Isaac graduated summa cum laude from Touro Law Center where he was a Notes and Comments editor for the Touro Law Review, won many CALI awards, the ABA/BNA Graduation award, and the Excellence in Labor and Employment Law award. He then practiced as a law clerk, associate attorney, and attorney of counsel for Leeds Morelli & Brown P.C. He is a member of the Nassau County and Suffolk County Bar Associations and was admitted to the New York State Bar Second Department and the United States District Courts for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York. Isaac will graduate from St. John’s University with a Master of Library and Information Science degree in May 2013.


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.

About the Touro College and University System
Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 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 and Touro University Worldwide as separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.

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