Suffolk University Law School Alumni Admitted to Supreme Court Bar


BOSTON, MA - Forty-six Suffolk University Law School alumni recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to be sworn in to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.

On May 3, the law alumni appeared before the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court during the court's weekly Monday morning session. Suffolk University Law School Dean Robert H. Smith presented the motion to admit the Suffolk Law alumni to the Supreme Court Bar. The motion was allowed, and the forty-six Suffolk Law alumni present for the ceremony took an oath to uphold the U. S. Constitution and are now admitted to practice and argue cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The two-day program began on Sunday, May 2 with a reception at the Hyatt Regency Washington. Following the morning swearing-in ceremony there was a luncheon honoring the participants and their families at La Colline Restaurant.

Those admitted to practice before the nation's highest court included: Carmen Alungulesei, JD'99, Amy Annis, JD'92, Paul Barbadoro, JD'82, Andrea Benoit, JD' 94, Nicole Barnabo, JD'98, David Caristi, JD'97, Peter Caruso II, JD'96, Peter Caruso, JD'75, George Comeau, JD'99, Jodi Conners, JD'97, James Coyne, JD'74, Michael Cunniff, JD' 99, Kevin Daley, JD'92, Erica DeBenedictis, JD'99, Lisa DiBartolomeo, JD'96, Donna Ferullo, JD'89, Carl Goodman, JD'76, Leticia Hermosa, JD'95, Wayne Huston, JD'94, Maryanne Jensen, JD'86, Anthony Kearns, JD'98, Michael Lennon, JD'00, Laila Maalouf, JD'89, Elizabeth Mathieu, JD'77, Shealyn McGuire, JD'98, Erinn Melia, JD'98, Gabriela Mendoza, JD'94, Cristina Micchia, JD'94, Lorraine Cordero Mojica, JD'99, Paul Nugent, JD'83, Laurel O'Connor, JD'94, Mary O'Connor, JD'99, Kathryn O'Leary, JD'88, MaryAnn O'Neill, JD'96, Michael Palladino, JD'96, Maria Rivera-Ortiz, JD'99, Jill Romer, JD'87, Gary Solomon, JD'97, Mark Solomon, JD'97, John Spillane, JD'93, Thomas Sullivan, JD'93, Linda Turteltaub, JD'92, Robert Ward, JD'78, Jay Weaver, JD'99, Jonathan White, JD'99, and Susan Wolf, JD'96.

For nearly 100 years, Suffolk University Law School, in the heart of downtown Boston, has remained one of the most respected names in legal education. Its expansive curriculum -- more than 200 upper-level elective courses, specialty concentrations, joint-degree programs and an LL.M. in global technology -- enables students to gain a strong academic foundation. A wide range of hands-on experience, including clinical programs, internships and moot court competitions, provides students the practical skills necessary to succeed. Suffolk Law's diverse and supportive community comes together in Sargent Hall, which was dedicated in 1999 and is among the country's most inspiring, modern and technologically advanced settings for the study of law.

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