Ellen C. Yaroshefsky
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. 1975
Rutgers Univesity, B.A. 1969
Ellen teaches professional responsibility courses, organizes ethics programs and is the director of Cardozo's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. She also represents lawyers and law firms in criminal, civil and disciplinary matters and serves as an expert witness on legal ethics issues.
Ms. Yaroshefsky is a Commissioner on New York State's Joint Commission on Public Ethics. She serves as an ethics consultant and frequently lectures on topics involving the law of lawyering to a variety of bar associations and other groups. She is cochair of the Ethics, Gideon and Professionalism Committee of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, cochair of the Ethics Committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the ethics advisor for the Prosecutorial and Judicial Complaint Center of the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the advisory board of the Justice Center of the New York County Lawyers Association and of New York State Bar Association Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct, and has served on various committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She has received a number of awards for litigation and received the New York State Bar Association award for "Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Criminal Law Education."