Lynne Adair Kramer
Director of the Court Observation Program, Faculty Director of TAPS, and Adjunct Professor of LawB.A., 1973 Smith College, with distinction
J.D., 1976 Hofstra University School of Law.
Lynne Adair Kramer is an AV rated attorney and Super Lawyer with over 35 years of practice experience. She founded her own firm in 1979 and grew it from a solo practice to a firm employing 15 people, making it the largest matrimonial firm in a county of 1.5 million. Kramer owned and operated her firm until 2006, when she joined Touro Law Center as a full-time faculty member. Prior to that, she taught at Touro Law as an adjunct faculty member for 17 years, and was chosen by students as the Adjunct Professor of the Year multiple times.
At Touro Law Center, Prof. Kramer regularly teaches courses in Interviewing, Negotiating, and Counseling, Trial Practice, Advanced Trial Practice and Law Practice Management, and serves as the faculty supervisor of their trial teams. She is also the Director of the law school’s renowned Court Observation Program, which was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Kramer was one of the authors of Touro Law's new Solo Small Practice concentration and is teaching an innovative course designed to give the aspiring practitioner a comfort level with a variety of matters that a new practitioner is likely to handle. She currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Advisory Committee for the Tenth Judicial Department, Suffolk County.
Prof. Kramer has been very active in a variety of professional organizations rising to become the second female president of the Suffolk County Bar Association, representing 3200 lawyers in New York. She is a past-chair of numerous committees of that county’s bar association including the prestigious bench bar committee, and is currently the chair of the bar association’s scholarship committee and a member of the Board of Managers of the Suffolk County Bar Association Charitable Foundation. She is also a former director of the New York State Women’s Bar Association, and the past-president of the Nassau-Suffolk Women’s Bar Association (New York) for which she chaired their judicial screening committee.
Prof. Kramer's activities have also involved service to her community. She is the immediate Past President of the Board of VIBS (Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk County) an agency dedicated to the eradication of domestic violence, and is the immediate past president of the board of the Suffolk Y JCC, where she continues to remain a member of the board.
Kramer is a co-author of THE BROCKHURST FILE, A Mat Ladies Novel, winner of the 2015 Pinnacle Prize for best novel of the year, and co-authored THE EXPERIENTIAL GUIDE TO LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT, Opening and Operating Your Own Firm (Carolina Academic Press 2016).
Prof. Kramer graduated with distinction from Smith College, and earned her J.D. at Hofstra University School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and New York. She continues to serve of counsel in the field of matrimonial law and is the owner-operator of a divorce mediation and arbitration service.
Advanced Trial Practice
Interviewing, Negotiating and Counseling
Selected Topics in Trial Practice: Cross Examination
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