The Navigator Program: Law Students Assisting Self-Represented Litigants in Nassau Supreme Court Matrimonial Center

In the fall of 2018, I was privileged to be able to participate in the Navigator Program, a special opportunity offered in Professor Andrew Schepard’s Family Law With Skills course. I entered the [...]

Navigator Program Enables Hofstra Law Students to Help Self-Represented Litigants in Nassau County Supreme Court Matrimonial Center

In February of 2014, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman launched a pilot program in which non-lawyer volunteers, usually local law students, assisted unrepresented litigants during their court [...]

Matrimonial Summit Held at Hofstra Law School with 60 Participating Family Law Attorneys

On March 10, 2017, a one-day matrimonial summit was held at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University that was sponsored by the Law School’s Center for Children, Families and the [...]

Practical Skills-Building in Family Law With Skills Course: A Student’s Experiential Education at Hofstra Law

When I first started the Family Law With Skills course back in August, I had a limited family law background and I knew that it was a real potential career path for me. However, within a matter [...]