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Syracuse University College of Law

February 2012

Focus Forward - News for the College of Law Community
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HIGHLIGHT:

Dineen Hall Ground Breaking Ceremony!

News

News:

7th Annual Communications Law and Policy Symposium
Syracuse University is now on iTunes!
Let's Get Social!
Help Recruit for the College's New LL.M. Program

Events

Events:

Boca Raton Area Alumni meet the Dean
College of Law Alums Gather in NYC to Cheer on the Orange
Connect For Your Future Event
Alumni Luncheons in California
Dean's Alumni Luncheons in Phoenix March 6th and in Los Angeles March 15th
Metro DC Alumni – Last Chance to Register

Career Development

Professional Development:

It is cold outside, but students' thoughts turn to summer (jobs)

Spotlight On

Spotlight On:

Edward J. Baba L '03

Make a Gift Hire and SU Law Student Dineen Hall
Sports Shop
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Dineen Hall Ground Breaking Ceremony!

Dineen Hall Ground Breaking Ceremony!

Join us for the ground breaking ceremony for Dineen Hall, the new home of the College of Law on Thursday, May 10, 2012. This event is scheduled from 3:30-5:00 pm and includes a brief program and reception. To learn more about the new home of Syracuse Law, click here.

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Mingon L. Clyburn

7th Annual Communications Law and Policy Symposium

WE THE PEOPLE: BROADBAND ACCESS, INFLUENCING THE VOTE, AND PRESERVING LOCALISM IN A CHANGED MEDIA LANDSCAPE

The keynote speaker is Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn, Federal Communications Commision.

The symposium, comprised of various sessions throughout the day will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Syracuse University College of Law. You may rsvp at http://www.law.syr.edu/academics/communications-symposium.aspx or call 315-443-5019 for more information.

 

Syracuse University is now on iTunes!

Download courses, faculty lectures, interviews, promotional video, sports and more…
Play on your iPod, Mac or PC.
Connect anytime anywhere.
Experience Syracuse University at http://itunes.syr.edu

 

Let's Get Social!

Remember to join the official SU College of Law LinkedIn group and Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages to connect with other SU law alumni and stay up-to-date on College of Law events and news.

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Help Recruit for the College's New LL.M. Program

Do you know any lawyers working abroad who would like to come to SU Law for a year’s study? The new Master of Laws Program is currently accepting applications for the LL.M. inaugural 2012-2013 class. This is a single calendar year program, limited to foreign trained lawyers who are seeking advance study in U.S. law. With a limited number of required courses, the LL.M. students can choose and direct their own study focus from among the extensive list of courses and specialties offered by the College.

Admissions details and the application can be found at
www.law.syr.edu/llm-admissions.

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Events
Boca Raton Alumni Meet

Boca Raton Area Alumni meet the Dean

Dean Hannah Arterian welcomed 25 Boca area alumni to an evening reception at The Capital Grille.

Pictured left to right are Rachel Seiden L'09 and Catrina Sveum L'08.

Spencer Bell and Sarah Oliker

College of Law Alums Gather in NYC to Cheer on the Orange

Syracuse University Law Alumni Association board member Sarah Oliker L'03 and Spencer Bell L'03 welcomed alums to Mustang Harry's prior to SU playing (and beating!) St. John's in Madison Square Garden.

 

Connect For Your Future Event

Sponsored by the Syracuse University Law Alumni Association, the Office of Professional and Career Development, and LexisNexis, members of the Class of 2013 invited all fellow law students to this important event. Several local alumni discussed how to effectively use the alumni network when conducting a job search. Students then had a chance to speak directly with the alumni present, which included Andrew D. Bobrek L'07, Elizabeth A. Cominolli L'10, Meghan Price McLees Craner L'08,Christina F. DeJoseph L'06, Danielle M. Fogel L'04, Timothy A. Frateschi L'98, Christopher J. Harrigan L'99, Jaime J. Hunsicker L'11, Paul George Lyons L'09, Adam P. Mastroleo L'06, Zachary M. Mattison L'06, Jose E. Perez L'07, Victor L. Prial L'04, Amy M. Vanderlyke L'07.

Connect for your future

Pictured left to right are Tyler Mullen L'13, 2L Class President, Zach Mattison L'06, Amy Vanderlyke L'07, Victor Prial L'04, Danielle Fogel L'04, Paul Lyons L'09, Andy Bobrek L'07, Megan McLees Craner L'08 and Adam Mastroleo L'06.

 

Alumni Luncheons in California

Dean Hannah Arterian hosted a luncheon at 6ix Park Grill in Irvine on February 15th and at The University Club Atop Symphony Towers in San Diego on February 16th.

Alumni Luncheons in California

Pictured left to right are: Carrie Weaver L'08, Ryan Kossler L'11, Jessica Cha L'05, Augustine Doe L'03, Richard Boddie L'70, Dean Hannah Arterian, Jim Kidder L'01, Kevin Hoang L'09 and Joe Kelly L'01.

 

Dean's Alumni Luncheons in Phoenix March 6th and in Los Angeles March 15th

Click here for more details and to register.

 

Metro DC Alumni – Last Chance to Register

Our second-ever lunch time discussion with faculty, practitioners and policy makers will take place Friday, March 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. This month’s discussion is The Real Blood Diamond story, which will capture the horror that diamonds helped perpetrate in West Africa. To register and for more information, visit http://invite.syr.edu/lawdialog

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Professional Development
Professional Development

It is cold outside, but students' thoughts turn to summer (jobs).

It may be winter outside, but summer hiring is well under way. If your firm is considering expanding or hiring summer associates or interns, please consider contacting the Office of Professional & Career Development to find candidates like you: Syracuse University College of Law educated and trained. We are always able to collect resumes for employers from across the country and even from around the world. The office has video interviewing capabilities and is ready and willing to assist your firm, chambers or organization in setting up interviews. The office can also assist you if you would like to post information about an open job or internship. If you’d prefer to register as an employer directly, please go to www.law.syr.edu/professional-career-development/employers/. Please contact Professional Development at 315-443-1941 with any questions or to discuss this further. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Spotlight On
Edward J. Baba

Spotlight On...Edward J. Baba L'03

Partner

Edward Baba's area of expertise lies in medical devices and biotechnology. He has worked with some of the world's leading companies in these fields to build intellectual property portfolios that can be used offensively and defensively to protect or achieve a competitive advantage. Toward the same end, he works with these companies to analyze competitors' portfolios and product strategies.

Edward's practice areas include patent prosecution, portfolio management, infringement and validity opinions, and due diligence reviews. His experience includes drafting and prosecuting numerous U.S. utility and design patents as well as coordinating foreign patent filings for his clients. Read More.

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In the Media
Syracuse University's Otto the Orange Taking Part in Ellen DeGeneres' Dance Dare

Syracuse University's Otto the Orange Taking Part in Ellen DeGeneres' Dance Dare – A Must View!

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Introduction to the LLM Program

Introduction to the LL.M. Program

Professor Aviva Abramovsky introduces the Syracuse University College of Law's new Master of Laws program.

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Faculty in the News

Jeremy Blumenthal

A Philadelphia Daily News column quotes David M. Crane L'80, professor of practice in the College of Law, on the statute of limitations on war crimes.

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