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Bar Admission

First Appellate Department, New York State Bar

Education

UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW, Los Angeles, CA
J.D., 2010
Activities: Women's Law Journal, Symposium Editor, El Centro Homelessness Legal Clinic, Volunteer
UCLA Law Fellows, Mentor, UCLA Ambassadors Program, Co-Chair

HARVARD COLLEGE, Cambridge, MA
A.B. cum laude in Philosophy, 2004
Honors: Harvard College Scholarship for Academic Achievement ('00, '01, '02, '03, '04)
Activities: The Harvard Lampoon, Editor, Room 13, Peer Counselor

HUNTER COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL, New York, NY
High school diploma, 1999

Work Experience

LAW OFFICE OF JUSTINE BORER | New York, NY
May 2013 - present
Principal

  • Appear in Family Court throughout the five boroughs
  • Prepare and file uncontested divorce documents, including drafting separation agreements
  • Conduct divorce mediations, including drafting separation agreements and preparing and filing uncontested divorce documents
  • Draft prenuptial agreements
  • Research issues related to child support, child custody, parenting time, paternity, relocation, spousal support, equitable distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and separation and settlement agreements

BURGER YAGERMAN & GREEN, LLP | New York, NY
April 2010 - April 2013
Associate attorney

  • Appeared in Family Court and Supreme Court throughout the five boroughs, and in Long Island and Westchester
  • Conducted divorce mediations
  • Facilitated uncontested divorces
  • Drafted documents pertaining to contested divorces and family law, including pendente lite motions, prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, settlement agreements, and motions pertaining to child support, child custody (including international custody disputes), and Family Offense proceedings (orders of protection)
  • Drafted appellate briefs
  • Conducted Westlaw research about issues related to child support, child custody, parenting time, paternity, relocation, spousal support, equitable distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, and settlement agreements
  • Attended and facilitated real estate closings, reviewed Board minutes, and prepared closing statements
  • Coordinated the probate of wills, including reviewing wills to ensure consistency with probate documents