Suffolk Law Alumni Magazine Winter 2021


Serge Jorges Jr

Serge Georges, Jr. JD'96 Unanimously Confirmed to Supreme Judicial Court

The justice and longtime adjunct faculty member has a reputation for legal brilliance—and for treating everyone with dignity and respect

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Empathy and Rehabilitation

Empathy and Rehabilitation

Suffolk Law community helps forge new path for the courts
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Housing Crisis

Suffolk Law Responds to the Housing Crisis

Tackling discrimination and affordable housing head on
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Danielle Johnson

Walk In My Shoes

A day in the life of Danielle Johnson, a Black woman attorney
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion DEI Steering Committee

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Suffolk Law

How the school and its leaders are enacting meaningful change
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Law School

Three Alumni Make $1M Pledges in Single Year

Alumni invest in Suffolk Law’s future
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Closing the COVID Justice Gap

Closing the COVID-19 Justice Gap

Amidst the pandemic, a team gathers across five continents
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Mayor by Day, Law Student by Night

Michael J. Nicholson, Class of 2021
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Andrew Perlman

A Message from Dean Andrew Perlman

The past year is one we will not soon forget
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Actions Speak Louder

Actions Speak Louder

A quick, visual look at diversity, equity, and inclusion at Suffolk Law
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Suffolk Law Interior

Suffolk by the Numbers

Statistics about our community
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Impactful Alumni

Regina Holloway

Regina Holloway’s Career in Police Oversight Takes a New Turn

Axon VP working on racial equity, de-escalation tools
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Brett Freedman Advises Senate Intelligence Committee

Trying to bridge the public, private divide
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Meaghan Richmond on Patenting a Vaccine

AstraZeneca attorney on COVID-19 IP challenges
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Pandemic Pivot

The Virtual Classroom

A Quick Turn Toward the Virtual Classroom

While COVID-19 has created widespread hardship, it is also driving rapid innovation
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Clinics Forge Ahead In Face of Pandemic

Negotiating housing discrimination settlements for families; new Transactional Clinic, more
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Emergency Fund Helps Students Impacted by COVID-19

Struggling students receive a helping hand
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Law Briefs

Jennifer Ciarimboli 

New Suffolk Law Faculty

Professors weigh in on issues that matter
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Eva Helmerhorst 

The Doctor Is In

PhDs shaping the landscape at Suffolk Law
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Sam Faisa 

National Honors for Civic-Minded Student

Sam Faisal named 2020 Law Student of the Year finalist
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Lauren Bertino 

New Group Assists First-Gen Students

Learning the ropes from people who have been there
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Suffolk Law in the Media

Faculty and programs recognized by national media
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The National Black Pre Law Conference 

Recognition from the National Black Pre-Law Conference

Suffolk honored with Outstanding Law School Diversity Outreach Award
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NHL Dream 

Achieving His NHL Dream

Alumnus joins the Minnesota Wild
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$1 Million Government Grant; Pew Funding

Housing Discrimination Testing Program, LIT Lab receive funding for high-impact projects
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Nicole Siino 

Build It and They Will Come

Alumna designs diversionary programs app
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Life Sciences Law 

New Degree Program for Life Sciences Law

Opportunity for students to advance in nation’s fastest-growing fields
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Sarita Wright Lucas 

Honoring the Memory of a Rising Star in Criminal Justice

Foundation strives for diversity in the law
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Law Community

Transactional Law Meets Social Justice

Transactional Law Meets Social Justice

Students learn cutting-edge legal structures to transform the lives of community-based clients
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Dean Perlman Helps Lead Access-to-Justice Effort

Dean encourages innovations in regulation of legal services
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Suffolk Law Launches Innovative Hybrid Online JD Program

First year on campus, then as much remote learning as a student chooses
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Giving Back

2019 Suffolk Law Clinical Programs Reception

Ernst Guerrier Pays It Forward

"My teachers became my friends. My administrators became my mentors. I'm hoping to preserve that opportunity for students who will follow me."
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All Rise: Celebrating Suffolk Law’s Female Leaders

Advancing racial justice and gender equity
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Alumni Contributions with Personal Meaning

Deborah Marson and Mark E. Sullivan support law clinics connected to their personal passions
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Robert H Smith 

Suffolk Law Retirements

Honoring the impacts of former dean and faculty
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Gerard Doherty 

In Memoriam

Remembering Kennedy family advisor Gerard Doherty
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In Support of Suffolk Law

Giving back: recent highlights 
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