Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Touro Law Center Alumni Reunion

Touro Law Center held its annual Alumni Reunion on Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Members of the classes of 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 gathered together for an evening of reminiscing and visiting with fellow classmates and Touro Law professors and administrators. Thank you to the Reunion committee, listed below, who helped to put together this terrific event and thank you to our Reunion alumni donors for your continued support. Please visit our photo gallery at to view photos from Reunion 2011.

Ouzy Azoulay ’06
Michael Beer ’91
Bradley Blakeman ’86
Beth Ann Byrnes ’06
Tim Byrnes ’06
Brian Caufield ’01
Byron Divins ’96
Barbara Dunleavy ’96
Neil Friedman ’96
David Gabor ’86
Lorraine Ganjian ’01
Harold Gannon ’86
Rhonda Gelfman Szabo ’86
Jameelah Hayes ’06
Diane Kasselman ’96
Meredith Kaufer ’96
Henry Kennedy ’86
Amy Koreen ’91
Lynn Kotler ’91
Dianne LeVerrier ’01
Christine Malafi D’Amaro ’91
Thomas Martin ’86
Jennifer A. Mendelsohn ’91
Roberta Michael ’96
Jessica Mishali ’06
Edward Nitkewicz ’91
Wendy Pelle Beer ’96
Diane Phillips ’91
Kelly Anne Poole ’91
James Rose ’96
Edward Taylor ’91
Leslie Tayne ’96

Monday, December 12, 2011

Annual Winter Alumni Reception

The Annual Winter Alumni Reception will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Le Marais (150 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Through our prestigious Alumni Awards Program, we are pleased to present the Exceptional Law School Service Award to Bruce K. Gould ’84; the Public Service Award to Andrea Callan ’07; the Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award to Senator Joseph Addabbo ’92; the Emerging Leader Award to Alison Leigh Epilone ’08 and the newly created Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award to Violet E. Samuels ’99. We hope you will be able to join us for the memorable occasion and visit with your fellow classmates, Touro Law professors and administrators. For additional information or to register, please visit

If you are not a current member, please consider joining the Alumni Association – dues are $25 a year and benefits of membership include:
• $10 ticket discount to the Annual Winter Alumni Reception
• Alumni ID card for Gould Law Library Membership
• Touro Law Center’s Alumni e-Newsletter
• Discounts to Touro Law Center’s CLE programs
• Free Transcripts
• Membership in the Working Advantage Program offering shopping and travel discounts
• Touro Law’s Barnes & Noble bookstore discounts
• Free audited classes (subject to availability)

To learn more about the Alumni Association or to download an application, please visit

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Mark Bonilla ’93 named December Alum of the Month

Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Mark Bonilla, Town Clerk for the Town of Hempstead, class of 1993, has been selected as the alum of the month for December 2011. Mr. Bonilla is a leader in his profession, was an active member of the Touro Law community while attending law school, and remains engaged attending a number of law school programs and events. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Mark Bonilla. Please visit to view Mr. Bonilla’s accomplished bio.