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Deborah Gould

Children's Law Center
Co-Borough Director
Bronx, NY, USA


The Children’s Law Center

12/3/07- present: Co-Borough Director, Bronx Office

  • Develop skills and knowledge of staff members through modeling of case handling, case supervision, and trial second seating.
  • Analyze legal issues, develop legal strategies and supervise its implementation.
  • Evaluate office and court needs, suggest and identify resources that may address those needs.
  • Foster and encourage teamwork and communication.
  • Reinforce and maintain staff accountability.
  • Respond to client, court, community and staff concerns.

6/23/03-12/3/07: Staff Attorney

  • Conduct interviews with clients and other individuals;
  • Handle court appearances and part coverage;
  • Subpoena or otherwise obtain all necessary documentation in order to prepare cases;
  • Analyze legal issues, develop legal strategy and facilitate its implementation;
  • Properly evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a case;
  • Explore alternatives to litigation and negotiate the best possible resolution for clients;
  • Collaborate with the Writing, Social Work, Paralegal and Client Services teams to best represent CLC clients;

Personal Injury Attorney: 1/02-6/03

Various companies: 7/88-1/02

  • Human Resources Manager

The Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division

  • Staff Attorney 8/81-7/88

Admitted, NY State Bar: 1981

St John’s University School of Law; JD, 1980

Stanford University, BA, 6/77

Deborah Gould is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Custody and Visitation (Substantive Outline) - Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017, Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody and Visitation in the New York Family Courts - Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody and Visitation in the New York Family Courts - Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody and Visitation in the New York Family Courts, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody and Visitation in the New York Family Courts - Nuts and Bolts of Child Custody and Visitation in the New York Family Courts, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017, Friday, May 26, 2017, New York, NY
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