Associates Advisory Board

Are you ready for a new challenge? 

Are you interested in helping a non-profit law office that protects low income families’ due process rights? 
If so, consider joining the Brooklyn Defender Services, Family Defense Practice’s (FDP) Associates Advisory Board or doing pro bono work in collaboration with our attorneys! 

Come to a presentation about our work on:
Thursday, January 19th
12:00 PM
 Proskauer Rose LLP
(Eleven Times Square, 41st Street and 8th Ave.)
Get CLE credit and learn more about how you can help.

Lunch will be served. 

The CLE will cover an overview of family defense practice, including how we litigate emergency hearings and fact finding trials,  the constitutional framework of our cases, and a description of our robust appellate practice.  

To RSVP, please email Daniel Ball at

For questions about our practice, how to do pro bono work or visit family court, please contact Lauren Shapiro at

Associates Advisory Board Members

Jade Burns 

Peggy Farber

Somil Trivedi 

Jill Chesler  · Morgan Stanley

Amanda Croushore

Lauren Cuneo  · Winston & Strawn LLP

Lawrence Elbaum · Vinson & Elkins LLP 

Stephanie Gyetvan · Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Jason Hirsch   ·  Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP

Alice Huling · Kaye Scholer LLP

Heidi Kapoor· American Express

Liz Kukura

Sara Lefkovitz · Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Amy Malone · Ropes & Gray LLP

Lucy McMillan · Arnold & Porter LLP 

Leda Moloff · Morrison & Foerster LLP

Tiasha Palikovic

Susan Pappy · Dentons 

Julia Pizzi  · Proskauer Rose LLP 

Lisa Plush-Blank · Mayer Brown LLP

Anne Reddy · Greenberg Traurig LLP

Hannah Resnick

Patrick Reinikainen

Samanth Rubin · Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Ellen Tobin · Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP

Julie Vasady-Kovacs Axiom Legal Services

Katie Viggiani · Morrison & Foerster LLP 

Ari Wohlfeiler