“I always wanted to give a voice to those who didn’t have one,” recalled Judge Janet Malone (’89).
Wander past Professor Alan White’s office after class and you may find his students deep in conversation about the recent financial crisis and foreclosure situation.
Third-year Elder Law Clinic students Carolyn Fakury, Mary Elizabeth Murray, and Katie Redmon, along with Nora Moran, a social work intern from Hunter College, discuss the clinic and what inspired them to become lawyers.
If you had been a student at Orientation this past fall and met Florence Kerner, you would not have forgotten her enthusiasm and sheer excitement during that program.
Elizabeth Valentin (’01) laughed when asked how she got interested in elder law.
It happened by chance. Associate Professor Nina Chernoff had just moved to New York and had not heard about CUNY Law until she paused to speak with CUNY Law professors Babe Howell and Natalie Gomez-Velez at a criminal law lecture.
“Way too often we see horrific incidences of financial exploitation in the elder law cases that come to us,” said Laura Negrón (’07).
When you hear David Barr (’86) talk about his life in New York City in the 1980s, it’s like a storyline from a gripping movie. But it’s a story that Barr lived.
Lisa Davis (’08) has been associated for years with the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWH R), but this is her first year as a full-time clinical professor.