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  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, BA, 1976, magna cum laude;
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1979;
  • New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, 2010-2013;
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, (1991-present)
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee; Co-Chair, Pension and Retirement Benefits Committee, 1994 to the present;
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1994-1997, 1998-2001, 2010-2013; Chair, Matrimonial Law Committee, 1992-1994; Vice-Chair, 1990-1992; Chair, Legislative Subcommittee, 1988-1990; Judiciary Committee, 1991-1995, 2001-2006; Grievance
    Committee, 1995-2002;Women in the Courts Committee, 1992 to present; Special Task Force on Implementing New Arbitration Proceedings and Fee Disputes in Matrimonial Proceedings;
  • Nassau Academy of Law, Dean 2009 – 2010; Associate Dean 2008-2009; Assistant Dean 2006-2007; Treasurer 2005-2006; Secretary 2003-2005
  • Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island (Board of Directors, 1988-1993);
  • New York Family Law American Inn of Court, 1995 to the present;
  • Board of Directors of FOCUS (For our Children and Us)(1995-2010);
  • New York State Judicial Institute Seminars for Supreme Court Justices, Family Court Judges and Court Attorneys;
  • Nassau County Supreme Court Seminars for Matrimonial Justices;
  • New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Programs including the yearly seminars on Basic Matrimonial Practice, Family Court Practice and Advanced Matrimonial Practice;
  • Nassau County Bar Association’s Nassau Academy of Law Seminars;
  • Suffolk County Bar Association’s Suffolk Academy of Law Seminars;
  • “Shaping a Strategy for Divorce Cases.” Aspatore; Strategies for Family Law in New York (Westing Publishing), 2012 Edition.
  • Preparation of numerous written materials for New York State Bar Association, Nassau and Suffolk Academy of Law CLE programs;
  • Editor, “Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law”, distributed by the Nassau County Bar Association to the members of the bench and the Matrimonial Law Committee, 1990-1992;
  • Associate Editor, Publications Committee for The Nassau Lawyer, 1991-1995;
  • “UCCJA: Panacea or New Dilemmas for Interstate Custody Litigation”, Family Law Review,1984;;
  • “Reimbursement Maintenance – A Call for Fairness”, Family Law Review, 1985;
  • Setting Aside Fraudulent Transfers to Enforce Support Arrears”, Family Law Review, 1992;
  • “Enhanced earning Capacity – Where Has O’Brien Gone?” The Nassau Lawyer, October, 1991;
  • Custody Relocation, May 1993; “Non-Durational or Permanent Maintenance”, New York Family Law American Inns of Court Annual Survey;
  • Special Professor – Hofstra University School of Law: Legal Issues in the Valuation of Assets;
    Matrimonial Law Drafting Skills.
  • Adjunct Faculty Member for Hofstra University School of Law – National Institute of Trail
    Advocacy and Moot Court.
  • Domestic Violence Coalition