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CUNY: Family Law

Working within an interdisciplinary model with social work and other professionals, students work on a range of issues such as child welfare/child protection, juvenile justice, immigration, custody, visitation, support, orders of protection, and other family law issues. Through their field placement organizations, students represent domestic violence survivors, parents in child welfare cases filed by the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and children in the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Division (in both protective and juvenile justice cases). Students work with an interdisciplinary team of social work professionals, parent advocates, community activists, and other professionals to provide comprehensive services to clients and gain first-hand experience with the similarities and differences in the ways that the professions identify and solve problems.

CUNY FACULTY ON THIS CAUSE

Ann Cammett
Professor and Alumna class of ’00
We have a chance to inspire students by providing a counter-narrative to the traditional paths of law school training that focus on prioritizing profits over people.
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CUNY SUCCESS STORIES IN FAMILY LAW

CUNY SUCCESS STORIES IN FAMILY LAW

Students are serving the families in their communities through strong legal advocacy and support.

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