As His Influence Peaks in Child Welfare Field, A ‘Family Defenders’ Leader Retires (The Imprint)
The Imprint, September 28, 2022
As His Influence Peaks in Child Welfare Field, A ‘Family Defenders’ Leader Retires
Martin Guggenheim’s views were once controversial: Parents accused of child abuse and neglect deserve quality lawyers. Kids are removed from home far too often, simply because their families lack resources. Foster care routinely makes life worse, not better, for those who end up being raised by the government….This month, more than a hundred people, including several judges and city officials he’s battled with in the past, gathered at the New York City Bar Association headquarters to celebrate Guggenheim’s legacy. Many speakers noted that the tide seems to be turning his way.