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2005-2006 Law Catalog 
2005-2006 Law Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]


Stuart Rabinowitz
B.A., City College of New York
J.D., Columbia University
President of the University
Andrew M. Boas and Mark Claster Distinguished Professor of Civil Procedure

Herman A. Berliner
B.A., City College of New York
Ph.D., City University of New York
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Aaron D. Twerski
A.B., Beth Medrash Elyon Talmudic Research Institute
B.S., University of Wisconsin
J.D., Marquette University School of Law
Dean and Francis Newell DeValpine Professor of Law

Marshall E. Tracht
B.A., Yale University
J.D., M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Vice Dean and Professor of Law

Gerard Anderson
B.A., SUNY Albany
M.A., The Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the New School for Social Research
Director of Financial Aid

Nell Atashpoush
B.B.A., Hofstra University
M.B.A., Hofstra University
Director of Information Systems

Yvonne V. Atkinson
Paralegal and Office Manager
Community Legal Assistance Corporation.

Lisa Berman
B.A., State University of New York at Albany
Coordinator for The Center for Children, Families and the Law

Lauren Chite
B.A., College of Holy Cross
M.S., Hofstra University
J.D., Fordham University
Director of Student Affairs

Elliott A. Dawes
B.A., Cornell University
J.D., New York University School of Law
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Nora V. Demleitner
B.A., Bates College
J.D., Yale University
LL.M., Georgetown University
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

Patricia Desrochers
B.A., University of Scranton
External Relations Officer

Joanna Grossman
B.A., Amherst College
J.D., Stanford University
Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Vernadette Horne
B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York
J.D., University of Maryland at Baltimore
Career Counselor

Brian T. Kaspar
B.S., Fairfield University
M.B.A., Hofstra University
Assistant Registrar

Maureen Kessler
B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law
M. Div., Union Theological Seminary
Director of Part-Time Programs and Graduate Admissions

Caroline Levy
B.A., Northwestern University
J.D., Hofstra University
Senior Assistant Dean for Career Services

Marcia Levy
B.S., State University of New York at Albany
J.D., Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College
Clinical Professor of Law, Assistant Dean for Skills Programs

Deborah Martin
B.A., University of Delaware
Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management

Dawn Marzella
B.A., Hofstra University
M.S., Hofstra University
Director of Special Projects and Supervisor of Support Staff

Gary Moore
B.S., Hofstra University
Assistant Dean for Law School Information Systems

Noreen A. O’Brien
B.A. Sacred Heart University
Enrollment Management Counselor

Joanne Ramirez
B.B.A., Hofstra University
Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Fay Rosenfeld
B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
J.D., New York University
Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Executive Director of International and Comparative Law Programs

Nancy Rudolph
B.S., Adelphi University
M.A., Hofstra University
Director of Alumni Relations

Diane Schwartzberg
Director of Career Services

Tamara Stephen
B.S., Boston University
J.D., Hofstra University
Director of Public Sector Career Planning

Karen Vahey
B.A., Fordham University
M.S., Fordham University
Director of Admission

Joel Weintraub
A.B., Columbia University
M.D., Columbia University
J.D., Hofstra University
Associate Director of Health Law Studies

Andrew Wilson
B.A., SUNY Albany
Computer Support Specialist


Adeshola Akintobi
Senior Assistant

Frances Avnet
Executive Secretary

Betty Black Leonardo
Executive Secretary

Lana Booker
Senior Executive Secretary

Teri Caruso
Executive Secretary

Joyce Amore Cox
Executive Secretary

Mary Fair
Clerk Specialist

Deanna Falcone
Senior Assistant


Keely Fallon
Senior Assistant

Danielle McQueen
Senior Assistant, Student Affairs

Katherine Garry
Senior Assistant to the Dean

Mary Giacomazza
Senior Executive Secretary

Candyce Goldstein
Senior Assistant

Nancy Grasser
Executive Secretary

Jennifer Hartmann
Executive Secretary

Jeff Johnson
Senior Assistant

Joanne Masci
Executive Secretary

Agnieszka Mogelnicki
Executive Secretary

Deborah Mulholland
Senior Assistant

Laura Pronesti
Senior Assistant to the Dean

Maureen Quinn
Executive Secretary

Betty Redling
Senior Executive Secretary, Clinic

E. Margot Rivera
Senior Executive Secretary, Clinic

Dorothy Tannenbaum
Executive Secretary

Gail Travers
Senior Assistant

Michelle Tumsuden
Executive Secretary

Doris Urbach
Assistant to the Senior Assistant Dean for Career Services

Suzanne Viggiano
Executive Secretary - Career Services

Jeanine Waxman
Senior Assistant

Law Library

Toni L. Aiello
B.A., Trinity College, D.C.
J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
M.S.L.S., Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Reference Librarian

C. Peter Chao
B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University
M.A., Eastern Michigan University
M.L.S., University of Alabama
Catalog Librarian

Dominick J. Grillo
B.A., Williams College
M.S., Columbia University
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
Assistant Director for Technology & Collection Services

Patricia Ann Kasting
B.A., M.L.S., Indiana University
J.D., St. Louis University School of Law
Reference Government Documents/Librarian

Cindy Leigh
B.A., New York University
J.D., New York University School of Law
Reference Librarian

Rou-Chia Lin
B.A., World College of Journalism, Taipei
M.L.S., Long Island University
Acquisitions/Serials Librarian

Linda Russo
B.A., Queens College
M.L.S., City University of New York
Assistant Director of Technical Services

Kevin Shelton
B.A., Columbia University
M.A., Columbia University
J.D., Cornell Law School
Reference Librarian

Lisa Spar
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
M.L.S., Columbia School of Library Services
J.D., Harvard University
Assistant Director for Reference and Instructional Services

Jennifer Wagner
B.S., New York University
J.D., New York University School of Law
M.L.S. Southern Connecticut State University
Reference/Access Services Librarian

Michelle Wu
B.A., University of California at San Diego
J.D., California Western School of Law
M. Libr., University of Washington
Director of the Deane Law Library / Associate Professor of Law

Staff Assistants

Veronica Chestnut
Account Clerk Specialist

Paul Dandridge
Clerk Specialist

Ann Gilmartin
Senior Library Assistant

Sheryl Johnson
Senior Library Assistant

Jason Kaas
Account Clerk Specialist

Dianne E. Kaplan
Senior Support Specialist

James S. Luttrell
Clerk Specialist

Keren Malkiel
Clerk Specialist

Tommie Robinson-Fletcher
Clerk (part time)

Joyce Ribar
Account Clerk Specialist

Jemmy Thomas
Clerk Specialist

Richard Torrani
Clerk Specialist

Thomas Van Brundt
Account Clerk Specialist

Hai Fang Xu
Clerk Specialist