Susan L. Bender is the managing partner in the firm of Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP, whose practice is concentrated in domestic relations law matters in Supreme and Family Courts.
She recently served as Chair of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Susan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a member of its Board of Governors and a former member of its Executive Committee. She has served as a member of the Board of JALBCA (Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert), a Fellow of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, and she is a past President of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. Susan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Interdisciplinary Forum and the Board of Directors of the New York Women’s Bar Association.
Justice Betty Weinberg Ellerin appointed Susan to the Committee to Certify Law Guardians for Appointment in Domestic Relations Matters, and Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye appointed Susan to the Matrimonial Commission chaired by Justice Sondra Miller.
Susan was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau to serve on the Matrimonial Advisory Committee for the New York State Judicial Institute.