Pace University School of Law in White Plains recently launched the Pace Community Law Practice. The Practice follows a law school trend of launching incubators to help graduates set up their own practices–a trend that began with CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, will launch a solo incubator in 2013. They join a group of 10 similar programs at other law schools that have launched programs that focus on helping graduates set up their own practices. CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, which launched in 2007, was the first of its kind in the nation and has served as a model for many of these programs.
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago has launched its Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI). The SSPI follows a law school trend of launching incubators to help graduates set up their own practices–a trend that began with CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
ABA Journal Features CUNY Law Incubator
October 1, 2012
A recent article from the ABA Journal discussed the growing trend of several law schools around the country launching incubators to help recent graduates set up solo practices.
California Western School of Law’s Access to Law Initiative was recently featured on KPBS’s Evening Edition. The Initiative, launched in June, is modeled on CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
The National Law Journal features Fred Rooney (’86), director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, and his efforts to help Thomas Jefferson School of Law launch an incubator for solo practitioners.
Fred Rooney, Director of CLRN, Receives Fulbright
May 10, 2012
Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Office of External Relations, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Law School
Students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and Alums Help CUNY/Daily News Education Effort
April 27, 2012
In April 2012 students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) provided free, confidential information in English and Spanish to individuals around New York City facing immigration issues.
Supporting CUNY Law Grads in Solo Practice
April 15, 2012
When lawyers launch their own practice, these kinds of questions can prove the most difficult to address—and they can make the difference in whether a practice succeeds or fails.
Defending People In Need: Andrew Lisko (’10)
April 15, 2012
Andrew Lisko (’10) had been pulling some late hours at the Law Office of Andrew Lisko, working on a client’s felony DWI case, when the judge declared a mistrial. The arresting officer had to take bereavement leave because his mother had died.