Visiting Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Child Advocacy ClinicB.A., 1993, University at Stony Brook
J.D., 1998, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Professor Schwager has been with the law school full time since 2016. Prior, she was an adjunct professor for almost a decade. Professor Schwager teaches the seminar class accompanying the Child Advocacy Clinic as well as Family Law, Children and the Law, Family Law Practice Module and Trial Practice. Professor Schwager has over two decade’s worth of expertise as a trial attorney. Prior to joining Touro full time, she incorporated her past experience as a former Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County and as a Litigator for Martin, Clearwater & Bell, LLP, and operated her own law practice for over a decade with an emphasis on Family Law. A Member of the Attorney for the Child Panel and the Suffolk County Family Court 18(b) Panel, her practice specialized in abuse, neglect and termination of parental rights cases as well as custody, visitation, and juvenile delinquency. Professor Schwager practiced in the Family Court as well as matrimonial cases in Supreme Court. She also appeared regularly before the Appellate Division Second Department in her representation of children. Professor is a co-author of the treatise on New York Matrimonial Practice which is updated yearly and published by Thomson-Reuters.
Family Law Clinic
Child Advocacy Clinic
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