The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College was formed in the spring of 2002 and is an academic and legal society intended to create collegiality among Fisher graduates professionally involved with the law. Members have the opportunity to gather socially, bond professionally, and pass on the legacy of Fisher’s legal scholarship to younger alumni and students. The group is comprised of over 400 judges, attorneys and other law professionals – all graduates of St. John Fisher College.
The Justinian Order's annual Civic Luncheon will be held in May 2014 with details forthcoming.
Should you have any questions regarding the Justinian Order's events, contact Larry Oberlies at (585) 385-5225.
The Justinian Medal
Justinian Medal recipients are individuals of outstanding service to their profession and their community.
Justinian Medal Recipients:
May 2002 – Hon. David G. Larimer ’66
November 2003 – Hon. Francis A. Affronti ’63
November 2004 – Thomas N. Trevett Esq. ’64
November 2005 – Hon. Edmund J. Calvaruso ’66
November 2006 – R. Wayne LeChase Esq.
November 2007 – Hon. Joseph D. McGuire ’66
November 2008 – Frank B. Iacovangelo, Esq. ’62
November 2009 – Richard A. Calabrese, Esq. ’57
November 2010 – Leo J. Kesselring, Esq. ’55
December 2011 – Anne D. Riley, Esq. ’80
November 2012 – John J. LaDuca, Esq. ’65
The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College held its twelfth annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector at the Rochester Plaza Hotel on May 23.
The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College recognizes with pride the network of Fisher alumni (ae) engaged in the practice and administration of law and promotes the mutual interests of its alma mater and the legal profession through:
- Collegiality - maintaining friendships amongst fellow graduates conducive to productive networking;
- Professional Bonding - utilizing occasional society organized programs/seminars/presentations pertinent to the law profession, along with interdisciplinary possibilities such as medicine, accounting, and business;
- Advisory Mentoring - to newly admitted attorneys and, where appropriate, to prospective students contemplating admissions to the College, to Fisher undergraduates contemplating the study of the law, and to possible internship assistance;
- Advocacy - for the alma mater amongst peers and related professional centers of influence;
- Camaraderie - through overall general support to the College with enhanced participation in reunions and cultural and social activities, involving spouses and guests.