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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

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

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

Work Experience

MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE | New York, NY
September 2018 - present
Adjunct instructor, Academic Writing Department

  • Teach Writing in the Liberal Arts
  • Develop lesson plans and assignments
  • Advise students about their academic and professional goals

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE | New York, NY
August 2017 - present
Adjunct assistant professor, Philosophy Department

  • Teach Philosophy of Law in Global Perspective and Ethical Foundations of the Just Society
  • Develop lesson plans, assignments, and examinations
  • Advise students about their academic and professional goals
  • Participate in teacher training seminars (Practical Teaching Seminar and Collaborative Learning Techniques) through the John Jay College Teaching and Learning Center

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

  • 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
  • Developed instructional seminar and DVD for participants who aim to establish or expand mediation practices

Prior Work Experience

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

  • Appeared in Family Court and Supreme Court in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester
  • Conducted divorce mediations
  • Facilitated uncontested divorces
  • Drafted documents pertaining to contested divorces and family law, including prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, settlement agreements, pendente lite motions, post-judgment motions, and motions pertaining to child support, child custody (including international custody disputes), and orders of protection
  • Drafted appellate briefs
  • Attended and facilitated real estate closings, reviewed Board minutes, and prepared closing statements

Volunteer Experience

HARVARD COLLEGE SCHOOLS COMMITTEE | New York, NY
2005 - present
Alumni interviewer

  • Interview early action and regular decision candidates for admission to Harvard College
  • Prepare interview reports for consideration by the Admissions Committee
  • Confer with Schools Committee members about issues affecting candidates, including current initiatives at Harvard College