PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, August 23, 2012

Local Resident Awarded Juris Doctor Degree

Jaclyn Granet of Santa Barbara (93111) was awarded a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree by New York Law School at its 120th annual commencement ceremonies at Radio City Music Hall on May 21, 2012. Granet's parents are Fran and Craig Granet.

Granet is one of 520 members of the class of 2012 at New York Law School,

one of the oldest independent law schools in the United States. Kenneth R.

Feinberg, an expert in mediation and alternative dispute resolution who

served as Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation

Fund of 2001, delivered the commencement address and received an honorary

doctor of laws degree.

About New York Law School

Founded in 1891, New York Law School is an independent law school located

in lower Manhattan near the city’s centers of law, government, and

finance. New York Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has

built the School’s strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and

human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, tax

law, real estate and urban legal studies, international law, financial

services and regulation, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The

School is noted for its nine academic centers: Center on Business Law &

Policy, Center on Financial Services Law, Center for New York City Law,

Center for Professional Values and Practice, Center for Real Estate

Studies, C.V. Starr Center for International Law, Diane Abbey Law Center

for Children and Families, Institute for Information Law & Policy, and

Justice Action Center. New York Law School has more than 13,000 graduates

and currently enrolls some 1,365 full-time students and 400 part-time

students in its J.D. program and 95 students in its five advanced degree

programs in American business law, financial services law, real estate,

tax, and mental disability law studies.

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