Elizabeth Fassler, Esq. is one of CFR's Litigation Supervisors and the Co-Director of CFR's Queens Practice. She has been representing parents in child protective, custody, article 8 and termination proceedings in the four largest boroughs of New York since joining CFR in May 2004. She directly supervises CFR's staff attorneys, paralegal and law interns and co-directs CFR's Queens Office. Ms. Fassler also oversees CFR's fellowship program. She conducts training sessions and provides technical assistance to parents and practitioners and participates in various policy initiatives at the city, state and national level, including as a former member of the New York City Bar Association's Family Court Committee and a current member of the Children and the Law Committee. She has served on the faculties of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the New York State Judicial Institute. Ms. Fassler has worked in the child welfare field since 1996. Prior to joining CFR, Ms. Fassler was an attorney at the Legal Aid Society - Juvenile Rights Practice. Ms. Fassler graduated from the Syracuse University College of Law. She received a B.A. from Brandeis University.