HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. —
Hofstra Law School held its annual Graduates’ Celebration and Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2011. Administrators, faculty members, friends and families joined Hofstra Law graduates at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse at Hofstra University to honor their outstanding achievements as law school students.
Later that evening, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman delivered the commencement address to 270 Hofstra Law graduates, all of whom received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University.
The following select 2011 graduation awards were presented before the Hofstra Law commencement:
The Benjamin Weintraub and Alan Resnick Bankruptcy Law Award —
The Stephanie E. Kupferman Juvenile Justice Endowed Scholarship — Jamie Birk
The Judge Hubert L. Will Social Justice Award — Stephen Colianni, Preeti Dawane, Megan Lynch, Ben Raindorf and Noah Reiss
Leon Stern Award of the Criminal Courts Bar of Nassau County —
Monroe H. Freedman Excellence in Criminal Justice Award —
The Judge Edward Hart Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy — Sharon Klein, Patricia Lynch and Alexi Poulianos
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy —
Pro Bono Service Award of Excellence —
The William Eric Goldberg Scholarship —
Maurice A. Deane Award — Bryan Arbeit
For a full list of awardees, click here