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Betsy C. Tsai

Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services
Director, Courtroom Advocates Project (CAP)
New York, NY, USA


Betsy Tsai is the Co-Director of the Courtroom Advocates Project (CAP) at Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services. CAP is a volunteer-based program that trains law students and law firm summer associates to assist victims of domestic violence obtain orders of protection in Family Court. Betsy provides legal representation for domestic violence victims in family law matters, including family offense, custody, visitation, child and spousal support, and matrimonial cases. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law, teaching Legal Research and Writing to foreign lawyers in the LL.M. program.

Betsy graduated from Harvard College in 1992 with a degree in Biology and from Columbia University in 1997 with an M.S. in social work. As a social worker, Betsy worked for the Criminal Court of the City of New York on designing and implementing programs relating to specialized domestic violence courts. She graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in 2001 where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and an editor of the Fordham Law Review. She spent a year as a litigation associate at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, LLP before clerking for the Honorable Denny Chin in the Southern District of New York from 2002-03. She then spent three more years at Patterson as a litigation associate from 2003-06 before joining Sanctuary.
Betsy C. Tsai is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Litigating Protective Order Cases - Domestic Violence: Litigating Protection Order Cases 2017, Monday, February 06, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Litigating Protective Order Cases - Litigating Protective Order Cases, Monday, February 06, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Litigating Protective Order Cases - Litigating Protective Order Cases, Monday, February 06, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Domestic Violence: Litigating Protection Order Cases 2017, Friday, February 10, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Domestic Violence 2019: Practical Considerations When Handling Trials and Trauma, Friday, February 08, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Domestic Violence 2019: Skills and Key Considerations in Custody and Visitation Cases, Friday, February 08, 2019, New York, NY
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