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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

HUNTER COLLEGE | New York, NY
January 2020 - present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department

  • Teach Philosophy, Politics and Society
  • Develop lesson plans, assignments, and examinations
  • 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, Ethical Foundations of the Just Society, Ethics and Law, and Public Speaking
  • 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

Volunteer Experience

NEW YORK STATE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM ACCESS TO JUSTICE PROGRAM | New York, NY
2019 - present
Attorney Volunteer

  • Advise low-income parties on family law issues and disputes
  • Prepare uncontested divorce documents for low-income parties
  • Awarded Certificate of Distinguished Service

PHILOSOPHY-IN-MANHATTAN | New York, NY
2012 - present
Founder

  • Organize, host, and moderate monthly discussion groups about topics in philosophy, led by philosophy department members and attended by 15-20 members of the public
  • Coordinate with philosophy department members to select topics and readings for each discussion, and to devise descriptions of each discussion
  • Strive to ensure that each of the group’s 1800+ members have the chance to attend a discussion
  • Oversee the administration of the group, including collecting payments from group members (which are used primarily to purchase food for each meeting and pay honoraria to the meeting leaders), sending monthly emails to the group to explain the group’s purpose to new members, and sending weekly emails to the group to alert members if discussions reach capacity

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