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Family Law: A Program for Law Students
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 6:00 pm-8:30 pm


This event features a panel discussion regarding the career opportunities in family law. The presentation will be followed by a reception, where law students may meet and ask questions of attorneys, judges, and court employees from a variety of family law fields, including foster care, adoption, custody, visitation, and juvenile justice. This is an opportunity to find a mentor in the family law field.

Speakers: HON. EDWINA RICHARDSON-MENDELSON, Administrative Judge, New York City Family Court; TAMARA STECKLER, Attorney-in-Charge, The Legal Aide Society, Juvenile Rights Practice; KARA FINCK, Managing Attorney, Bronx Defenders, Family Defense Practice; IAN FIELDS, Foster Care Agency Attorney (Quinlan & Fields); VANESSA FACIO-LINCE, Asst. Corporation Counsel, New York City Law Department; ANGELA YEBOAH, Staff Attorney, Sanctuary for Families; REBECCA MENDEL, Adoption Attorney (Rosin Steinhagen Mendel); RONALD E. RICHTER, Commissioner, New York City Administration for Children's Services; GLENN METSCH-AMPEL, Deputy Executive Director, Lawyers for Children; JEFFREY BLANK, Supervising Attorney, Brooklyn Family Defense Project; RANDALL CARMEL, Attorney, 18B Panel (Law Office of Randall Carmel); TANISHA MCNIGHT, Director of Paralegal & Volunteer Services, Children's Law Center; EMILY MARTINEZ, Court Attorney to Supervising Judge Hon. Carol Stockinger; CHRISTINE ZIELINSKI, Supervising Attorney, Center for Family Representation.

Sponsored by: Committee on Family Court and Family Law, Rebecca Mendel, Chair; Committee on Law Student Perspectives, Jessica Silverstein, Chair

For registration and more information, contact Marion Perry at MCPerryEsq@gmail.com

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)