Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Valerie Cartright ’03 named May 2012 Alum on the Month

Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Valerie Cartright ’03 has been selected as the alum of the month for May 2012. Ms. Cartright is a leader in her profession, is very committed to her volunteer work in the public service sector, was a member of the Black Law Students Association while in law school and remains engaged with the law center through her work with Touro Law students and special event committees. Valerie M. Cartright is an associate at the Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington practicing primarily in the areas of civil rights litigation and criminal law. Since her admission to the Bar, Ms. Cartright has worked at several law firms, gaining additional experience in construction law, civil law, education law and family law. After receiving her undergraduate degree in International Studies from West Virginia University, Ms. Cartright received a Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. During her law school career, she served a term as President of the Black Law Students Association and earned numerous awards including the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Achievement Award, the CALI Academic Excellence Awards for Contracts I and Racism and American Law, and Touro Law Center Awards for Special Service, Exceptional Contributions to the Growth of the Law Center, and Exceptional Service to the Public and the Community. Ms. Cartright was named the 2008 Public Service Attorney of the Year by Touro Law Center and has published an article in the New York Law Journal. Visit www.tourolaw.edu/alumniofthemonth to read her accomplished bio.

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