Prominent Defense Attorney Benjamin Brafman to Deliver Lecture at Touro Law

February 26, 2015

Criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman will deliver a lecture, “Litigating in the Public Eye”  at Touro Law Center, Dean Patricia Salkin announced today. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 pm in the Touro Law Center auditorium at 225 Eastview Drive in Central Islip, New York. 

“Benjamin Brafman is a distinguished criminal defense attorney, known internationally.  Our students are excited to hear his career reflections, and we appreciate his willingness to share his experiences and knowledge with the Touro Law community,” said Dean Patricia Salkin.

Brafman has represented a wide range of high-profile celebrities, business leaders, lawyers and professionals in major criminal cases throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Israel, and South Africa. The lecture is part of the Jewish Law Institute’s Distinguished Lecture series and is being co-sponsored by Touro Law’s Criminal Law Society. 

The lecture is open to the public and free of charge. To RSVP, please email events@tourolaw.edu or call Cassie Zilavy at (631) 761-7064.

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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art law school 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 650 and an alumni base of more than 6,000, 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 Law’s newly implemented Portals to Practice is a cutting-edge, experiential learning program that reconceives and restructures the law school experience. Portals to Practice expands the scope and quality of legal education by focusing on the development of legal professionals, from pre-law through post-graduation. 

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. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.

For more info contact:
Patti Desrochers
Director of Communications
pattid@tourolaw.edu
(631) 761-7062

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