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New Directions Presenters

New Directions class presenters have included many members of the Pace Law School faculty and staff, as well as experienced practitioners and professionals from the tri-state area's legal community.  (Please note that the websites below are included for informational purposes only; neither New Directions nor Pace Law School endorses any presenter's business or services. Such information is current as of date posted and may change at any time.)

Jane Aoyama-Martin
Executive Director, Pace Women’s Justice Center

Dawn Arnold
Partner, Rattet, Pasternak & Gordon-Oliver

Jason P. Baruch, Esq.
Partner, Sendroff & Baruch

Patricia Bave-Plannell
Marcus, Ollman & Kommer LLP

Ron Bavero
Partner, Berman Bavero Frucco & Gouz PC

Amy Beargie
Director, Business Practices and Export Licensing, Sikorsky

Dr. Allison Bell

Lisa Bluestein
Principal, Law Office of Lisa Bluestein
Construction, Litigation and Commercial Law

Kathleen Brady
Founder/Career Consultant, Brady & Associates Career Planners

Robin Carton
Partner, Law Offices of Carton & Rosoff PC

Anthony Centone
Law Offices of Anthony Centone PC

Susan Corcoran
Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP

Mara Covell
Managing Director, The Howard-Sloan-Koller Group

Bridget J. Crawford
Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Carl De Prado
Computer Consultant, Ungeekny

Orrie Dinstein
Chief Privacy Leader and Senior IP Counsel, GE Capital Solutions

Kathleen Donelli
Partner, McCarthy, Fingar, Donovan, Drazen & Smith, LLP

Jon Dorf
Principal, The Dorf Law Firm

David N. Dorfman
Assistant Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Alexandra Dapolito Dunn
Assistant Dean of Environmental Law Programs and Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Susan Edwards
Coordinator, Advancement and Communications, Westchester Community Foundation

Deborah Epstein Henry

Jody Fay
Manager and Counsel, Skyline Title

Erica Feynman
Associate, Rattet, Pasternak & Gordon-Oliver

Howard Fields
Senior Compliance Counsel, GE Capital Solutions

Lucille Fontana
Partner, Clark, Gagliardi & Miller

Donna Frosco
Partner, Keane & Beane, PC

William Frumkin
Partner, Sapir & Frumkin

Esther Furman
Support Magistrate, Family Court, NYS Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District

Leslie Yalof Garfield
Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Marc Gerstman
Principal, Law Office of Marc Gerstman

Rita Gilbert
Partner, Hyman & Gilbert

Desiree Giler-Mann
Counsel, Corporate Environmental Affairs, IBM

Loren Glassman
Principal, Law Office of Loren Glassman
Matrimonial and Collaborative Law

Peter Graber-Lipperman
General Counsel, Sikorsky

Lissa Griffin
Professor, Pace Law School

Robert Groban
Partner, Epstein, Becker & Green PC

Thomas Gulick
Associate, Collen IP

Annette Hasapidis
Principal, Law Office of Annette Hasapidis

Richard Haskell
Senior Export Specialist, Sikorsky

Gail Hintz
Assistant Regional Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation

Deborah Howard
Founder/President, Guiding Change-Deborah Howard Consulting

Andrew Karlen
Partner, Karlen, Stolzar & Reiman

Elena Kaspi
Founder/Career Coach and Consultant, LawScope Coaching

Hon. Alayne Katz
Principal, Law Office of Alayne Katz PC

Geri Krauss
Principal, Krauss PLLC

Michael Kutzin
Partner, Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin

Thomas R. Lalla, Jr.
Vice President and General Counsel, Pernod Ricard USA

Jeffrey Lindenbaum
Partner, Collen IP

James Lynch
Partner, Citrin Cooperman

Michael McGahan
Partner, Epstein, Becker & Green

Vanessa H. Merton
Clinical Supervisor of the Pace Immigration Justice Clinic and Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Hon. Sondra Miller
Chief Counsel, McCarthy, Fingar, Donovan, Drazen & Smith, LLP

Jane A. Moo Young
Principal, Law Office of Joan A. Moo Young

Margaret R. Moreland
Librarian for Research Services, Pace Law Library, Pace Law School

Gary A. Munneke
Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Deb Volberg Pagnotta
President, Interfacet, Inc.; Former Director, New Directions Program

Frances Pantaleo
Partner, Walsh & Amicucci

Sandra Partridge
Vice President, American Arbitration Association

Cynthia Pittson
Head of Reference Services and Adjunct Professor, Pace Law School

Nora Plesent
Principal, Lexolution

Susan Pollet
Director, NYS Parent Education and Custody Effectiveness Program

Ruth Raisfeld, PC
Attorney/Mediator, Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

Robert Roach
University Compliance Officer, New York University

Kathy Rosenthal
Partner, Rosenthal & Markowitz

Alicia Sandberg
Partner, Silverman, Bikal & Sandberg

Deb Scalise
Partner, Scalise & Hamilton
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Practice

Hon. Anthony Scarpino, Jr.
Surrogate/Supervising Judge of the Matrimonial Part, NYS Westchester County, 9th Judicial District

Maurice Segall
Director, New York and Fairfield County Programs, Pro Bono Partnership

Jennifer Shaheen
Principal, The Technology Therapist

Mark R. Shulman
Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and International Affairsand Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Jenny Slocum
Associate, Collen IP

Merrill Sobie
Professor of Law, Pace Law School

Michael Stolzar
Partner, Karlen, Stolzar & Reiman

Elizabeth Swire Falker
Principal, Elizabeth Swire Falker, Esq., PC

Rita Tino
Partner, Law Offices of Rita Tino

Dev Viswanath
Principal, The Banad Law Offices

Matthew Wagner
Partner, Collen IP

Chauncey L. Walker
Associate Dean for Administration and Community Relations, Pace Law School

Beth Willensky
Principal, Law Offices of Beth Willensky
Risk management, contract drafting, alternative dispute resolution

Salila Yohn
Vice President Attorney Development, Axiom Legal

Lisa Montanaro
Certified Professional Organizer, Business & Life Coach, Motivational Speaker
LM Organizing Solutions, LLC

Maja D. Hazell
Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

James Garfein
Chief Court Attorney/Referee, Supreme Court, State of New York, Ninth Judicial District

Irene Ratner
Special Referee, Supreme Court, State of New York, Westchester County     

Steven Jon Levine
Principal, Law Offices of Steven Jon Levine
Family Law Practice

Joy Beane
Executive Assistant
New York State Judicial Institute


Additional presenters include attorneys from the Westchester County Attorney’s Office Family Court Bureau.

Please note that websites are included for informational purposes only; neither New Directions nor Pace Law School endorses any presenter. Information is current as of date posted and may change at any time.