On Sunday, March 30 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, a panel of four recent Wagner College alums who are now in law school (Louis Russo, Michael Schultz, James Alicea and Amy Pimer) will talk about their particular experiences in applying to and attending law school, including a Q&A. Sign up for a raffle of LSAT prep materials!
Louis Russo graduated from Wagner with the class of 2012, with a double major in Economics and Government & Politics. Louis was a member of the Pre-Law Society, a competitor on the Moot Court Team and the President of the Wagner College Student Investment Group. He is currently a 2L at Fordham University Law School, where he serves as a TA for Legal Writing, Legislation & Regulation, a Senior Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review and he has clerked for Judge Barry T. Albin of the Supreme Court of NJ. Louis is interested in pursuing a career in appellate litigation.
Michael Schultz is currently a 2L at St. John's University School of Law. He graduated from Wagner College in 2012 with a B.S. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Management, and a minor in Government & Politics. While at Wagner, Michael held positions in the Hillel Foundation, Pre-Law Society, Wagner Student Investment Group, and served as one of the Steering Committee Members of the CLARO Project. He also competed in Moot Court competitions as one of the first, and last, members of the famed Wagner College Moot Court Team. Michael is currently a Senior Staff Member on the New York International Law Review and the Journal of International & Comparative Law. Michael was a semi-finalist in the Charles M. Sparaccio Internal Criminal Trial & the Judge Paul Joseph Kelly Trial Competition. Last summer he interned with the Nassau County District Attorney's Office.
James Alicea graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 2013 with a B.A. in Politics and Government. While at Wagner, James was a member of the Community Standards Review Board, an Honors Program member, a peer tutor, and a WIT. He also had the pleasure of interning with Councilwoman Debi Rose as a senior. James is currently a 1L at Cornell University Law School, where he is a competitor on the school’s internal mock trial team and a general 1L advisor. He aspires to be a civil/criminal defense attorney upon graduating.
Amy Pimer, a student at Hofstra University Law School, graduated from Wagner with the Class of 2013. She completed her major in Government and Politics with minors in English and Music. Amy is focusing on Criminal Law, specifically Military Criminal Law while at Hofstra. She has been a competitor in the moot court, mock trial , and dispute resolution competitions as a 1L. She is a member of the Public Justice Foundation, the Veterans’ Legal Assistance Clinic, and Hofstra Law Women.