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Tamara Schwartz

New York City Family Court
Court Attorney Referee
New York, NY, USA

Tamara Schwartz serves as a Court Attorney Referee in the New York County Family Court.  She presides over permanency hearings in child protective, voluntary foster care, and destitute child cases.  She also presides over the Transitional Planning Court Part (TPC).  The TPC uses specialized protocols to meaningfully include and enhance outcomes for youth aging out of foster care.  In addition, Referee Schwartz presides over hearings and conferences in child custody, guardianship and order of protection matters.  Prior to her appointment, she served as a court attorney to the Hon. Sara P. Schechter, the Hon. Gloria Sosa-Lintner and the Hon. Marian Shelton in the NYC Family Court.  Referee Schwartz earned a B.S. from Northwestern University and a J.D. cum laude from Boston University School of Law.
Tamara Schwartz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Children in Court - 20th Annual Children’s Law Institute, Monday, July 31, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children, Tools for Engaging Children in Their Court Proceedings: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals (2008), http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/justiceforchildren/PDF/PJCJC%20Handbook%20-%20Encouraging%20Child%20in%20Court.pdf - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
Children in Court: Resources - Children's Law Institute (20th Annual), Monday, July 31, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Children in Court - Children in Court , Monday, July 31, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Children in Court - Children in Court , Monday, July 31, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 20th Annual Children’s Law Institute, Friday, August 04, 2017, New York, NY

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