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Date: Apr 10, 2008
Honorable Elaine Jackson Stack, J.S.C. (Ret.) Named New Director of Hofstra's Family Law LL.M. Program
Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, NY: Hofstra Law School is proud to announce that the Honorable Elaine Jackson Stack, J.S.C. (Ret.) has joined Hofstra Law School as the Director of the Family Law LL.M. Program. Judge Stack brings extensive family law and trial litigation experience to Hofstra, having spent the last eight years as a Justice in the Nassau County Supreme Court in a dedicated Matrimonial Part. Prior to that, she served as a District Court Judge, as Administrator for the Assigned Counsel Defender Plan in Nassau County and as Deputy Bureau Chief at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office Rackets Bureau. As the director of the Family Law LL.M. Program, she will further develop Hofstra’s family law course offerings, provide course and career guidance to students, expand recruitment efforts, and teach family law courses.
The Family Law LL.M. Program, established in 2006, builds on the law school’s excellent national reputation for dynamic family law programs and offers students the opportunity to undertake a specialized program in advanced family law. Students in the program have the opportunity to embark upon in-depth research and writing, to participate in one of two family law related clinics, and to choose from several family law course offerings. For more information, please contact Judge Stack at Elaine.J.Stack@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7193.
Hofstra Law School was founded in 1970 and is accredited by the ABA, boasting an alumni body of approximately 8,000 graduates. The school is located on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. In addition to its full-time juris doctor (J.D.) degree program, Hofstra Law School offers part-time day and evening J.D. programs as well as graduate degree programs, including an LL.M. Program in American Legal Studies (for foreign law graduates), an LL.M. Program in International Law (for foreign or U.S. law graduates), and an LL.M. Program in Family Law.