News & Resources

  • Scholar Spotlight: Felix De Jesus

    05.14.15 | Alumni Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Felix De Jesus

    Felix De Jesus: We Can Fix Society’s Problems if We Work together, and Hard Work Pays Off May 14, 2015 Felix De Jesus, a member of the fourth cohort of Skadden scholars, will graduate with a BA in History from the City College of New York in June 2015 and plans to attend Washington University…

  • Interview with Skadden Alumnus Robert Sanderman

    03.20.15 | Alumni Spotlight

    Interview with Skadden Alumnus Robert Sanderman

    Robert Sanderman: I Became a Lawyer to Make an Impact in My Community March 20, 2015 Robert Sanderman, a member of the first cohort of Skadden Scholars, graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 2014. He was recently admitted to the New York Bar and currently works as a housing rights attorney at Queens…

  • MALDEF Scholarship Guide 2014-2015

    02.27.15 | Resources

    MALDEF Scholarship Guide 2014-2015

    The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) published its annual guide to scholarships. This is an informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators. Many of the scholarships may not inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number to redeem the award. To view the guide, click here.

  • National Law Journal Ranks Top Law Schools

    02.09.15 | Resources

    National Law Journal Ranks Top Law Schools

    Columbia, Chicago, and NYU topped the list of schools whose graduates work for companies on the National Law Journal’s top 250 list. View the rankings on the National Law Journal website.

  • Information Session on February 10

    02.02.15 | Resources

    Information Session on February 10

    February 10, 2015 12:30 P.M. Skadden Seminar Room, NAC 4/133 at CCNY At Skadden information sessions, potential applicants meet staff and faculty and learn about our program, including the application process, scholarships, LSAT preparation, and pre-law curriculum. We welcome CCNY students from all majors, transfer students, and faculty members who may be interested in referring…

  • Information Session on January 29

    01.23.15 | News

    Information Session on January 29

    Attend our next information session to ask questions and learn about our application process, scholarships, paid internships, LSAT preparation, mentoring, pre-law curriculum, and application assistance to aspiring lawyers. Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:30 P.M. Skadden Seminar Room NAC 4/133 The City College of New York RSVP Required (Reply to Light refreshments will be served….

  • 06.12.14 | News, Student Spotlight

    Class of 2014 Celebrates Many Accomplishments

    On May 30th, twenty four Skadden students celebrated the culmination of their undergraduate academic experience with graduation ceremonies. The vast majority of the Skadden students graduated with academic honors. Among them, Lauren Holtz, was the salutatorian of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. Lauren will be attending Vanderbilt Law School in the…

  • Cohort 5

    08.23.13 | News

    Cohort 5

    This spring, the Skadden Program selected its 5th Cohort of aspiring lawyers. The new Cohort began the program with the Summer Institute. The Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies’ Summer Institute is a four-week intensive experience designed to immerse the incoming cohort in the study of the legal system and introduce them to the…

  • Scholars and Skadden Lawyers team up for AIDS Walk

    06.05.13 | News

    Scholars and Skadden Lawyers team up for AIDS Walk

    Two students from Cohort 4, Anastasia Regne and Tara Griffin, coordinated a Skadden Scholars AIDS Walk NY team that joined forces with volunteers from the Skadden law firm to raise money for this year’s AIDS Walk.  The AIDS Walk NY campaign helps to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and provides prevention and care services to over…

  • 05.29.13 | News

    Skadden Scholars Admitted to 38 Law Schools

    Next year, 22 Skadden Scholars will be attending law schools across the country. The following schools welcomed Skadden Scholars to their Fall 2013 1L classes: Yale Law School Northwestern University School of Law Cornell Law School Georgetown University Law Center George Washington University Law School Emory University School of Law University of Iowa College of…