Upon obtaining her Juris Doctorate from Pace University in 1983, Leslye M. Schlesinger commenced her legal career at Rogers, Ferraro & Cody, P.C., where she practiced for a number of years before starting her own practice. In addition to her extensive legal experience in Matrimonial and Divorce advocacy, Ms. Schlesinger has been an active figure in the New York legal community, including serving as President of the Rockland County Women’s Bar Association.
Ms. Schlesinger’s continued service and commitment to excellence in legal service has garnered her several awards, including the Distinguished Service Award from the County of Rockland, as well as the Certificate of Appreciation from the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Ms. Schlesinger is an active participant in several internationally and locally recognized Collaborative Process Associations, including the Rockland Collaborative Law Network of which Ms. Schlesinger currently sits as President, the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Learn more about the benefits of the Collaborative Process by visiting the websites of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (www.nycollaborativeprofessionals.org) and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (www.collaborativepractice.com). The New York Association of Collaborative Professionals has as a requirement for membership annual continuing education in the Collaborative Process and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals will contain a listing of Ms. Schlesinger’s collaborative trainings.
EDUCATION: City College of New York, Bachelor of Arts, 1964; Pace University, Juris Doctorate, 1983.
BAR ADMISSIONS: New York State, 1983; State of Maryland, 2015; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Supreme Court.