Albany Law School’s 158th Commencement Ceremony

Albany, NY, May 14, 2009 --( More than 200 students will receive their law degrees at Albany Law School's 158th Commencement, held May 15, 11 a.m., at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

At the ceremony, the Honorable Jonathan Lippman will deliver his first commencement keynote address as Chief Judge of the State of New York.

The Albany Law Commencement will also be webcast from the school's Web site. Click on the Featured Event on the bottom right of the homepage to access the live webcast, which will be unavailable after the conclusion of the ceremony.

Albany Law School is a small, independent private school in the heart of New York State’s capital since 1851. As the oldest law school in New York and the oldest independent law school in the nation, the institution offers students an innovative, rigorous curriculum taught by a committed faculty. Several nationally recognized programs-including the Government Law Center and the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center-provide opportunities for students to apply classroom learning. Students have access to New York's highest court, federal courts and the state legislature, as well as a thriving tech-based economy. With 9,000-plus alumni practicing in every state in the country, and several continents, the employment rate for graduates has been well above the national average for law schools for the past 26 years.

Albany Law School
Nick Crounse
(518) 445-3208