Leslie Thrope

Director, Center for Public Service Law

Bio

Leslie D. Thrope, Director, Center for Public Service Law, joined the Office of Career Services after many years of public service/ public interest work. Leslie earned her B.A. from Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where she majored in psychology and women’s studies. While at Antioch, she worked at a Battered Women’s Shelter in Eugene, Oregon, a state psychiatric hospital in Waltham, Massachusetts, and canvassed for environmental and insurance reform with the Ohio Public Interest Campaign. Prior to attending law school, Leslie coordinated a day program for dually diagnosed adults in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

Leslie received her J.D. degree from the City University of New York Law School at Queens College in 1994. While in law school, she interned with the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the HIV Unit at Brooklyn Legal Services, Corp. A. Leslie has spent the last nine years practicing as a family law attorney at Building Service 32B-J Legal Services Fund, representing union members and their dependents before the New York City Family Courts and the New York City Department of Education. Most recently, Leslie has been actively involved with the New York City Council’s efforts to successfully pass and implement the Equal Benefits Bill.

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Leslie D. Thrope, Director, Center for Public Service Law, joined the Office of Career Services after many years of public service/ public interest work. Leslie earned her B.A. from Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where she majored in psychology and women’s studies. While at Antioch, she worked at a Battered Women’s Shelter in Eugene, Oregon, a state psychiatric hospital in Waltham, Massachusetts, and canvassed for environmental and insurance reform with the Ohio Public Interest Campaign. Prior to attending law school, Leslie coordinated a day program for dually diagnosed adults in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

 

Leslie received her J.D. degree from the City University of New York Law School at Queens College in 1994. While in law school, she interned with the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the HIV Unit at Brooklyn Legal Services, Corp. A. Leslie has spent the last nine years practicing as a family law attorney at Building Service 32B-J Legal Services Fund, representing union members and their dependents before the New York City Family Courts and the New York City Department of Education. Most recently, Leslie has been actively involved with the New York City Council’s efforts to successfully pass and implement the Equal Benefits Bill.
 

Contact Information

212-790-0360

Cardozo School of Law

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Room 1125

New York, NY 10003