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Continuing Orientation Schedule Announced


August 24, 2010

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center’s Office of Student Services plans continuing orientation for first year students to ensure they are well acclimated to the law school environment. Below is the schedule for this year’s class. Any questions or comments should be directed to Charlotte Taylor, Assistant Dean for Student Services at ctaylor@tourolaw.edu or (631) 761-7050.

Orientation begins on August 15 and lasts throughout your first semester of law school. Please plan to attend the Continuing Orientation sessions listed below. CHECK OUT THE NEW DATES FOR SOME SESSIONS BELOW. All sessions will be videotaped so if you need to miss a session, visit TLCWeb to watch teh video afterwards.


Wednesday, September 15, 5:30-6:25 p.m.
IRAC and Time Management. Join Professor Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus for a session on learning IRAC, as well as managing your time effectively.

Monday*, September 27, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium (*follows a Wednesday schedule)
Everything You Need to Know From the Registrar! This session, hosted by Registrar Paula Kutch, includes information on your student ID, the grade curve, the grading process, registration, etc.

Tuesday, October 5, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium ***NEW DATE***
Outlining (in law school). Join Professor Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus for a session on learning how to make an outline for law school to study for final exams.

Wednesday, October 13, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium
Social Networking Risks and Rewards. Join Professors Jonathan Ezor and Tracy McGaugh for a discussion about how to leverage your use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media for legal networking than can enhance your future job prospects starting now!

Wednesday, October 27, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium
How to Write a Law School Exam. Join Professor Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus for a tutorial on exam writing strategies for success.

Tuesday, November 2, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium ***NEW DATE***
Financial Aid Information and Debt Management. Join Michelle Kaminski, the Director Financial Aid, for a session on fiscal responsibility and managing debt during law school and beyond.

Tuesday, November 9, 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Auditorium ***NEW DATE***
Financial Aid Information, Part II

Wednesday, November 17, 5:30-6:25 p.m., rooms TBA
Stress Management Sessions: Join professors and administrators for a session on managing stress effectively. (A late night session will be scheduled for those evening students unable to attend this session.)

Wednesday, December 1, 5:30-6:25 p.m., Auditorium
Lawyer’s Assistance Program (LAP) Panel Presentation


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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.

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. More than 18,000 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, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.

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