Each month, Touro Law Center’s Alumni and Development Office recognizes one outstanding
alum for his or her contribution to the legal field, service to the law school,
or other outstanding achievement. If you would like to nominate a fellow alum, please
contact Jackie Doudu-Burbridge, Director of Alumni and Donor Relations at 631.761.7063
or via e-mail.
Law Offices of Lefkowitz & Poulos, Esqs
In November of last year, The Honorable Deborah Poulos was elected to the Family Court Judge, County of Suffolk after being endorsed by both the Republican and Conservative Parties. She was honored on January 30th at the Touro Law Center Annual Alumni Winter Reception in NYC in front of colleagues and former classmates. Hon. Poulos graduated from Touro in 1988 after successfully completed four years of law school during which she was an evening student working full time during the day.
In 1990, Deborah Poulos became a founding partner in the Law Offices of Lefkowitz & Poulos, Esqs. located in Hauppauge, New York. Since 2000, after her partner retired, Ms. Poulos has single-handedly continued to build a highly successful law firm specializing in Matrimonial and Family Law. Ms. Poulos has litigated hundreds of cases including several jury trials.
She has developed a professional reputation, well-known among her colleagues, peers and clients, for a reasoned and diplomatic approach to Matrimonial and Family Law.
Ms. Poulos’ law firm currently employs a paralegal, two secretaries, and two Associate Attorneys, representing and helping thousands of clients in the New York State area. Ms. Poulos also maintains an active Real Estate practice, and Estate Planning practice dealing with all facets of Real Estate transactions and Probate Issues.
Ms. Poulos is an actively involved member of several professional organizations, namely: Suffolk County Bar Association, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association, Huntington Lawyer’s Club, Suffolk County Bar Association PEACE Program, as well as, serving on the Fee Dispute Committee, and an honored member of Biltmore’s Who’s Who. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Matrimonial Bar Association. Ms. Poulos is a supporter and contributor to many charitable organizations, such as: Lustgarten Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Crohn’s Disease Association, as well as to several Animal Rescue Clubs. Ms. Poulos is a member of St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church, in Greenlawn and is a member and advisor to the Philopticos Society (a women’s philanthropic organization, serving the community). Ms. Poulos donates her time as a lecturer to many community, church and civic organizations.