Thursday, January 20, 2011

Carol Ryder ’08 Named January 2011 Alum of the Month

Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Carol Ryder’08 has been selected as the alum of the month for January. Ms. Ryder is a leader in her profession, an active member of the Touro Law community while attending law school, and remains engaged with the law school through the Alumni Council and Alumni Mentor Programs. Her accomplished career is highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Carol Ryder.

Carol Ryder is a busy solo practitioner but finds time to work with projects and/or issues close to her heart. She is an active member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, volunteering with several pro bono projects, including the Pro Bono Foreclosure Settlement Project, and remains engaged with Touro Law Center in a number of ways, including judging student competitions, conducting seminars on animal law, mentoring students, and sponsoring students interested in satisfying their Public Interest Law Perspective by working on cases involving underdogs. This includes working in areas such as disability law, elder law, foreclosure defense, animal law, and aiding battered spouses.

To read Ms. Ryder’s full bio, please visit

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Annual Winter Alumni Reception- Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Annual Winter Alumni Reception will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2011, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Abigael’s on Broadway (1407 Broadway at 39th Street). Through our prestigious Alumni Awards Program, the Exceptional Law School Service Award will be presented to Thomas Santucci ’83; the Public Service Award will be presented to Lois Schwaeber ’92; the Emerging Leader Award will be presented to Patrick McGlashan ’06; and the Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award will be presented to Daniel Panico ’03. We hope you will be able to join us to see you fellow classmates, Dean Raful and Touro Law faculty and administrators.

Tickets are $50 per person. All current members of the Alumni Association and Alumni Council will receive a $10 ticket discount. To register, please visit our web site at, call (631) 761-7064 or e-mail