For Immediate Release:  May 7, 2013
2013, 05, 07

Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis to Deliver Hofstra Law Commencement Address

Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis to Deliver Hofstra Law Commencement Address

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis will deliver the keynote address at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law’s commencement ceremony, to be held on Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y.

Judge Garaufis entered service as a U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of New York on August 28, 2000. He was nominated by President Clinton on February 28, 2000, upon the recommendation of U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan(D-NY). Prior to his appointment, Judge Garaufis served for more than five years as the chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D.C., overseeing a staff of 200 attorneys. Judge Garaufis began his legal career in 1974 as an associate at Chadbourne & Parke. He received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1969 and his J.D. from the Columbia Law School in 1974.

DATE: Monday, May 20
TIME: 7 p.m.
PLACE: David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
Hofstra University, North Campus Hempstead, N.Y.

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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