Pictured: Rosa Cabrera, Sam Sue, Stephanie McGregor and Salvatrice Acquista.
Sam Sue, Esq., Ph.D., Director, summer 1998, has a rich public interest background. Before that, Sam was a Senior Attorney at New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI) for eight years, where he staffed NYPLI's Environmental Justice Project and worked on NYC Charter, land use, and environmental justice issues affecting low-income residents and communities of color. At NYLPI, he co-pioneered an innovative model approach to providing legal, community education, organizing and technical assistance to low-income communities. A Charles H. Revson Fellow at the Center for Urban Legal Studies at City College, he has taught urban planning law at Pratt Institute. Prior to attending law school, he was a VISTA community organizer and a program administrator at various community and advocacy groups in NYC and Philadelphia. He grew up in rural Mississippi during the height of civil rights activities in the '60s and received his B.A. from Oberlin College, his J.D. from New York University School of Law, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Psychology from the CUNY Graduate Center and School. Direct dial: (718) 340-4233
Stephanie McGregor, Esq., Associate Director, joined the office in 2005. Prior to joining CUNY Law School, she served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York Law Department, Office of Corporation Counsel for 15 years. She worked as the citywide associate responsible for prosecution and litigation of Unsafe Buildings for the New York City Department of Buildings and maintained an ongoing active caseload of more than fifty affirmative and defensive cases challenging or initiating municipal actions. Following a career at the Law Department, she was a hearing examiner/administrative judge with the City Department of Finance and the City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Stephanie received her Bachelors of Arts from Mount Holyoke College, and her J.D. from Rutgers University Law School. She also has an M.B.A. from Pace University and an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University. She served as a Board member of the Association of Black Women Attorneys, a member of the New York City Bar Association Student Perspectives Committee, and has been a volunteer with the law student mentoring group, Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS). Direct dial: (718) 340-4232
Rosa M. Cabrera, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and her Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law (Newark). Prior to law school Rosa worked full-time at NYU School of Law’s Office of Alumni Relations & Development while pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at the University’s evening program. As the Alumni Relations Manager, Rosa coordinated fund-raising events and annual reunions and recruited alumni to serve on various student associations and committees. Rosa left her position at NYU to attend law school. Upon graduation from Rutgers Law School, Rosa worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn. After her term at the District Attorney’s Office, Rosa realized her true calling and returned to academia to work with law students. Her professional experience encompasses over 7 years of career counseling at New York University, St. John’s University and the University of Maryland law schools. Rosa advised students on job search strategies and professional development; conducted resume writing and interviewing skills workshops; organized career panels and events; administered fellowship and internship programs and performed employer outreach and recruitment. Rosa is thrilled to be returning to New York City and looks forward to working with our CUNY law students. Direct dial: (718) 340-4149
Salvatrice Acquista, Career Planning Administrative Coordinator, is the newest staff member to join our team. Salvatrice received a Masters in School Counseling in May 2013 from St. John’s University. Prior to joining CUNY School of Law, she worked with public high school students at the Scholars’ Academy in Far Rockaway, Queens. There she counseled students on an individual, career, and social level and ran workshops to promote academic growth. She previously served in the Admissions Office at St. John’s Law School, where she gave advice to prospective students about the admissions process. Salvatrice is a great addition to our office. Her excitement and passion for higher education is seen through her patience with and caring for students and by her dedication to do whatever it takes to help the law school community. Direct dial: (718) 340-4371
We are located in Room 4-108.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Summer schedule: from mid-June to mid-August, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Open to current students and alumni. To schedule an appointment please contact us by phone (718) 340-4230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.