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Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association to Honor Dean Salkin

Event on October 24, 2012 to Welcome New Dean Patricia Salkin
October 4, 2012

The Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association is hosting an event to welcome Touro Law Center’s new Dean Patricia Salkin. A two-hour cocktail reception will take place at the Windwatch Golf and Country Club (1715 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge) at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Former Dean Lawrence Raful will also be recognized for his leadership at Touro Law and his support of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar.

Dean Salkin began her tenure at Touro Law on August 1, 2012 and is the school’s fifth dean and the first woman to hold the position. Previously she worked at Albany Law School for 22 years serving s Associate Dean and Director of the Government Law Center. She is the author of the definitive treatise New York Zoning Law and Practice, on which all zoning and planning practitioners rely. She has served on the transition teams for attorneys general-elect Eric Schneiderman, Andrew Cuomo and Eliot Spitzer.

The Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association, a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, is presided over by Nicole Zuvich, Esq. and was established in 1984.

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center is located in Suffolk County. The school was established in 1980 as part of Touro College. In 2007, the law school moved to its current Central Islip location adjacent to and working with a federal courthouse and a state courthouse. It is the first law campus of its kind in the country, and the curriculum addresses all aspects of law in today’s changing world while capitalizing on the proximity to the courthouses.
This event is co-sponsored by the Suffolk County Bar Association, Law Office of Valerie Manzo, Enright Court Reporting, Law Office of Mark Cuthbertson, Law Office of Tara A. Scully, The Murray Law Group, Law Office of Pamela J. Greene, Touro Law Center, Sugarman Law P.C., Steven T. Rosenberg, CPA, Lisa M. Signorelli, CPA and Partnership to Advance Women Leaders.

All are welcome to attend this event. Tickets are $50.00. For additional information, please contact either Pamela J. Greene at (631) 472-7470 or Valerie S. Manzo at (631) 366-6361.


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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/.

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