Professional Activities

Member, Mediator Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2013-present)

Assigned Counsel Defender Plan (18-b Panel), New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division,  Second Department (1978-present)

Special Pro Bono Panel of Attorneys for Appointment in Civil Cases, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1982-present)

American and New York Civil Liberties Unions (1978-present)

Evaluator, National Civil Rights Trial Competition, Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute of  St. John’s University School of Law (2004-2010)

Guest Mediator, Law Student Mediation and Negotiation Program, St. John’s University School of Law (2013)

Guest Mediator, Mediation and Negotiation Workshop, Lawyering Program, New York University School of Law (2004- 2011)

Panel Speaker, “Mediating With an Agency or Department of the Government,” United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (October 23, 2003)

Lecturer, “Employment Discrimination,” Nassau County Bar Association (May 17, 1982)

Lecturer, “Age Discrimination in Employment,” Nassau County Bar Association (May 5, 1981)

Author, NCBA Tel-Law Message on Civil Rights, Nassau County Bar Association (1981)

Guest (twice), “You and the Law”, WUHC-FM, Hofstra University,  [moderated by John Mahon, Esq.] topics:  civil rights, employment discrimination (1982)

Paper, “The Relationship Between Primary Competition and General Election Outcomes, 1956-1974,” Midwest Political Science Association (1976 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois)

Certificate of Recognition for rendering legal services to accused criminals unable to retain and afford private legal representation, Nassau County Bar Association (May 1992)