For Immediate Release:  Mar 31, 2008
2008, 03, 31

Hofstra Law School Announces the Honorable Elaine Jackson Stack, J.S.C. (Ret.)

Hofstra Law School Announces the Honorable Elaine Jackson Stack, J.S.C. (Ret.)

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Miriam Albert
Vice Dean for Administration
Hofstra Law
Phone: 516.463.4142

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — 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 or (516) 463-7193.

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