Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch will deliver keynote address

WHITE PLAINS, NY, February 11, 2010 – The American Bar Association Law Student Division (2nd Circuit) will convene its annual Spring Meeting at Pace Law School on Saturday, February 27.  The meeting will bring together students, legal professionals and representatives from government for a full day of panel discussions and information sessions on the Law School’s campus in White Plains.

The highlight of the event will be the keynote address, delivered by Edward Koch, former Mayor of New York City, who is expected to discuss his many years of public service and the challenges and opportunities for recent law school graduates.

Additionally, the meeting will feature an exciting presentation by Above the Law editor, Elie Ying Mystal, whose no-holds-barred musings on the current state of the legal profession have garnered the self-described “legal tabloid” mainstream media attention.  The Washington Post called Above the Law “a must-read legal blog,” while the American Bar Association’s Journal listed Above the Law in its “Blawg 100: The 100 best web sites by lawyers, for lawyers, as chosen by the editors of the ABA Journal.”

WHO: Edward Koch, Former New York City Mayor

Elie Ying Mystal, Editor, Above the Law

Brian Kolb, New York State Senate Minority Leader

Law professionals from the NY-Metro area

WHAT: American Bar Association Law Student Division (2nd Circuit) Spring Meeting

WHERE: Pace Law School (Preston Hall – Tudor Room)

78 North Broadway

White Plains, NY

WHEN: Saturday, February 27, 2010; sessions begin at 9:30am and continue through 4:30pm;

Keynote Address by Mayor Koch at 11:00am

Media admission by press pass. Check-in required.

For more information on the ABA Student Division spring meeting, including registration instructions, please visit the ABA Student Division website.

Founded in 1976, Pace University School of Law has over 7,000 alumni throughout the country and the world and is consistently ranked among the nation’s top three programs in environmental law. It offers full- and part-time day and evening JD programs on its White Plains, NY, campus and offers the Master of Laws degree in Environmental Law, Real Estate Law and Comparative Legal Studies, and a Doctor of Laws in environmental law. The School of Law is part of Pace University, a comprehensive, independent, and diversified university with campuses in New York City and Westchester County.


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