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How Bar Association Membership Can Help Law Students Ignite Their Professional Passion

By: Daniel K. Wiig | In-House Counsel to Municipal Credit Union Recently, a well-known and long-standing media personality came up in conversation with a friend.  “Why is she still working?” asked the friend, who further noted the personality’s long tenure in … Continue reading

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Law Student Perspectives: Practical Advice for Law Students

By: Daniel K. Wiig | In-House Counsel to Municipal Credit Union There has been much talk as of late about the relationship of law schools vis-à-vis the practice of law and, perhaps more bluntly, the ability for students to obtain meaningful … Continue reading

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CDOLR’s Annual Visit to the New York County Commercial Division

By: Christopher Arcitio | Editor-in-Chief, with contributions from Gleny Pena and Amanda Tersigni, || Staff Members, Jeanelle Dawes | Managing Editor, Keith Olson | Class of 2018 On Friday, March 10, 2017, staff members from the Commercial Division Online Law … Continue reading

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Visiting Jurist Lecture – Hon. Mary Kay Vyskocil ’83 (SDNY Bankruptcy)

By: Christopher Arcitio | Editor-in-Chief, with contributions from Michael Manzo, Mia Piccininni, Nandini Chowdhury, Katherine Sullivan || Staff Members On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, St. John’s Commercial Division Online Law Report (“CDOLR”) staffers were invited to attend a guest lecture … Continue reading

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Queens County Bar Association Presents “The Networking Party”

By: Gregory Brown | Staff Member On February 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM, the Queens County Bar Association’s (“QCBA”) Young Lawyer Committee and its Membership Committee held its Second Annual Networking Party at the QCBA building located at 90-35 148th … Continue reading

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Commercial Division Online Law Report: Annual Holiday Party at BEA NYC

By: Diana Ricaurte | Staff member This past fall semester, the Commercial Division Online Law Report (“CDOLR”) hosted its annual holiday party for all of its staff members on November 18, 2016, at BEA NYC from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The … Continue reading

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A Panel Entitled “Demystifying International Commercial Arbitration: Cross-Border Dispute Resolution.”

By: Nora Boujida | Staff Member On November 4, 2016, I attended a Continuing Legal Education panel entitled “Demystifying International Commercial Arbitration: Cross-Border Dispute Resolution” that took place at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 2016 Convention in San … Continue reading

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Commercial Division Online Law Report: Networking Social at Connolly’s Pub

By: James Clarke | Staff Writer Special thanks to St. John’s Corporate and Securities Law Society for organizing its annual Alumni Networking Event on November 17, 2016, at Connolly’s Pub located at 14 E. 47th Street. I extend my thanks to … Continue reading

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Tribute to the Recent Passing of Justice Duane Hart

By: Lauren Tucker | Staff Writer Unfortunately, on April 19, 2016, Queens County Supreme Court Justice Duane A. Hart suddenly passed away. His passing was a devastating loss for the legal community and the Queens Civil Court System. We truly … Continue reading

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20 Years: Supreme Court Commercial Division

By: Samantha Yu | Managing Editor The New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division celebrated 20 years in November 2015. When then-Chief Judge Judith Kaye established the first Commercial Division of the Supreme Court in 1995, it was one of … Continue reading

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