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Name: Andrew Schatkin

Type of Writer: Legal Writer

Location: New York

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Profile Summary

Andrew J. Schatkin is the author of over 150 professional publications and has contributed to five books in the legal fields of Evidence, Criminal Law, Family Law, and Labor Law. In addition to his law degree, Andrew J. Schatkin has a Certificate in International Law from the Hague in the Netherlands and a Certificate in International Human Rights from the Institute International des Droits de l'Homme, Strausbourg (France). In December of 2007, the William Fulbright Scholarship Award, the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State and the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars approved Andrew J. Schatkin's candidacy for the Fulbright Grant. Andrew J. Schatkin is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in American Law. Many of Andrew Schatkin's articles have been cited as authoritative, as well as his book chapter on "Paternity" in New York Family Law. In the Fall of 2009, a compendium of Andrew J. Schatkin's legal journal articles with introductions and prefaces was published by the University Press of America. Andrew J. Schatkin has recently published two books: Select Legal Topics, a compendium of legal journal articles covering a wide spectrum of topics in the fields of criminal law, evidence, civil procedure, family law, labor and employment law, civil rights, tort law, and federal procedure; and Essays on the Christian Worldview and Others Political, Literary, and Philosophical. Andrew J. Schatkin was recently awarded a grant by the Institute of Culture, Religion, and World Affairs of Boston University on the subject of Religion and Globalization.

Experience / Education / Qualifications

The Law Firm of Andrew J. Schatkin specializes in Employment; Criminal; Civil Rights; Appeals; Personal Injury; Divorce; Family Matters; and Commercial Matters. Andrew J. Schatkin has been practicing law for over 25 years and has briefed and argued over 150 appeals, civil and criminal, federal and state, to all Appellate Courts in the State of New York. Andrew Schatkin has tried over 100 jury and non-jury trials in both Federal and State courts, civil and criminal. Andrew J. Schatkin has successfully obtained significant acquittals in numerous criminal cases and has also had successful settlements against major corporations.

Andrew J. Schatkin has been an Adjunct Professor in Criminal Law in St. Francis College, New York; a Special Instructor in Matrimonial and Criminal Law at C.W. Post College; an Adjunct Professor in Paralegal Studies in the Borough of Manhattan Community College; and Andrew J. Schatkin taught a course "An Introduction to Law" in 2006/2007 in Queensboro Community College.

1985 - Certificate, International Law, Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands
1984 - Certificate in International Human Rights, Institute International des Droits de l'Homme, Strasbourg (France)
1976 - J.D., School of Law, Villanova University
1973 - M. Div. Princeton Theological Seminary, Biblical and Classical Languages (Greek, Latin, and Hebrew)
1969 - B.A., Cum Laude, Hunter College (CUNY), Greek and Latin

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