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Michelle Iankowitz was recently promoted to Dance Guide, Clinical & Meditation Therapist at Solid Landings Behavioral Health located in California. "After successfully moving cross country on my own to follow my dream which consisted of integrating mind-body-spirit awareness with my clinical training, it's finally manifesting.
I'm blessed to be providing healing to those in early recovery from trauma, behavioral & substance abuse while earning clinical intern hours to sit for my license exam. I've been appointed the Main Sound Healing Meditation Guide and Dancer Therapy Leader on my team in addition to managing high-risk client caseload.
I'm a Certified Reiki & Advanced Pranic Healing Practitioner. I now have my own Private Practice in Energy Healing out in sunny Southern California (Columbia Alumni receive discount)."Submitted on Aug 18, 2015
Stephen Louis (Law, 1980) has been promoted to the Executive Staff of the New York City Law Department, the second-largest law firm in New York City and the largest public law organization in the country. As an executive, he will occupy the highest level of legal municipal stewardship, a reflection and manifestation of Steves indispensability to New York City. He has been Legal Counsel Division Chief since 1997, having previously served as an attorney within the division. In this position, Mr. Louis directs a unit of attorneys that advises the Mayor, other elected officials and New York City agencies on a wide range of municipal law issues, and drafts and reviews City, State and federal legislation and City agency rules. Recent efforts have included such disparate matters as working with the Taxi and Limousine Commission on its new Five Borough Taxi program, establishing new rules to reduce emissions from boilers, and providing advice to the Citys Chief Digital Officer regarding the Citys expanding use of social media.
In addition to his work at the Law Department, Mr. Louis has served on several committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, including chairing the Government Counsel Committee, and was an associate in the real estate unit of Lord Day and Lord, Barrett Smith.
Mr. Louis received the Corporation Counsels Award for Distinguished Service in 2010, the New York County Lawyers' Association Award for Outstanding Public Service in 2002, and the ABCNY Municipal Affairs Committee Award in 1985. He has a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School and an undergraduate degree from Columbia University.Submitted on Aug 13, 2015