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Ellie Wertheim

Lecturer in Law

Ellie began her legal career advocating on behalf of children in abuse, neglect and juvenile delinquency cases at the Juvenile Rights Division of the Legal Aid Society. Subsequently, she represented indigent clients in custody, child support, matrimonial and family violence cases at the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG). Ellie received her mediation training through the Queens Mediation Network, the Ackerman Institute for the Family, and the Center for Mediation in Law.  In 2005, Abby and Ellie founded Family Mediation LLP in New York City and Westchester County.  Ellie received her BA from Northwestern University and her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. 

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