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Alumni of the Month Program

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 the Director of Alumni Relations at 631.761.7063 or via e-mail.

January 2010

Andrea Callan

Andrea Callan

Class of 2007
Director - ACLU, Suffolk County Chapter

Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Andrea Callan ’07 has been selected as the alum of the month for January. Ms. Callan is a leader in her profession, was an active member of the Touro Law community while attending law school, and remains engaged with the law school by participating in a number of programs for current students. Her accomplished career is highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Andrea Callan.

Andrea Callan
Director - ACLU, Suffolk County Chapter

Andrea Callan is an attorney and director of the Suffolk County Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union.  Andrea graduated cum laude from Purdue University in 2003, earning her B.A. in law & society, with minors in political science, philosophy, history and English.  After graduation, she went on to work for the law firm of Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP in Rochester where she worked in the firm’s real estate division.  In 2007, Andrea earned her J.D. from Touro Law Center. Following law school, she went to work for a private firm specializing in plaintiff-side federal civil rights litigation focusing on discrimination in the workplace, then joined the NYCLU in June 2008.

Andrea is the recipient of several awards, including “Best Honors Dissertation” for her research and paper titled “The Faces of the Races: A Study of the Changing Images of African-Americans surrounding the Civil Rights Movement;” the Touro Law Center “Service to the Bar Award” for her work promoting American Bar Association programs in law schools throughout New York State; and the Touro Law Center award for “Exceptional Service to the Public & Community” for her service as an executive board member and legal volunteer for the Suffolk County Chapter of the NYCLU, and as president of the Touro Law NYCLU student group.

Currently, in her work with the NYCLU, she focuses on immigration, students’ rights, privacy and security, LGBT rights, racial justice, reproductive rights, and police conduct. Andrea continues to participate in programs for students and has been a guest speaker for the Public Interest Law Organization of Touro Law Center (PILOT). 

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