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               Bruce V. Hillowe

Born Brooklyn, New York, May 3, 1954, Admitted to the New York State Bar 1981, and to the U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Education:  Binghamton University (B.A. with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1976); Duke University (J.D. with honors, 1980); Adelphi University (Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1986; Certificate in Psychoanalysis, 1997). Family Studies Center (Certificate in Family Mediation, 1986).  Licensed Psychologist in New York State, 1988.

Publications:  Author, "The Role of Psychology and Psychologists and Psychololgy in Fault Divorce by Cruelty," Family Law Review, Vol 22., No. 3., September 1990. Author, "Clients Less Likely to Succeed in Divorce Mediation," Family Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, September 1991.  Author, "Counseling Clients Through the Psychological Divorce," Encyclopedia of Matrimonial Practice, Prentice Hall Law and Business, 1991.  Co-author, "Psychotherapist-Patient Sexual Contact:  A Guide for Plaintiff's Attorneys," New York Negligence Reporter, Matthew Bender & Co., Vol. 6, No. 11, November 1995.  Author, New York Psychotherapy Law, 1999 (self-published). Author, "The Ten Biggest Mistakes Physicians Make During Disciplinary Proceedings" in The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: Legal Desk Reference for Physicians, S. Babitsky and J. Mangraviti, Editors, SEAK, Inc., 2005. Co-author, "Implementation of a Coordinated System of Early Intervention and Infant Mental Health: Realities" in Mental Health in Early Intervention, G. Foley and J. Hochman, Editors, Brookes Publishing, 2006. Author, HIPAA Compliance Manual for Small Mental Health Practices in New York State, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 (four editions, self-published).

Associations and Activities:  Member, American, New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.  Teaching attending psychologist in law and ethics, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (1991-2007).  Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University, Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Doctoral and Post-doctoral Programs, Courses in Ethics, Law and Professional Practice. Surrogate Decision-Making Committee, New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled.  Neutral Evaluator and Mediator, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York.  Qualified as a Referee, Court Evaluator, Guardian, Attorney for Alleged Incapacitated Persons, and Supplemental Needs Trustee by the State of New York Office of Court Administration. Approved provider by New York State Education Department of continuing education for LMSW's and LCSW's (Bruce Hillowe SW CPE #0047).

 

Honors:  Democrat candidate for Family Court Judge, 1997, found "well-qualified" by the Judiciary Committee of the Bar Association of Nassau County.  "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory1.  Listing in The Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys (Healthcare Law)2.  "Top Lawyer" listing in Long Island Pulse Magazine, March 2012. "Superlawyer" listing by Thomson Reuters, New York Metro area, Healthcare Law, New York Times Magazine, October 2011, October 2013, October 2014.  Corporate LiveWire Global Award Winner in Health Care Law, 2015.
 
Personal:  Bruce is married and has two children.
 
Christine Dolan
 
Position:  Of Counsel.
 
Born Brooklyn, New York, May 24, 1953.  Admitted to the Bar, 1994, and the U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1996.
 
Education:  John Jay College of Criminal Justice (B.A., 1990); Hofstra University (J.D., 1994); Registered Nurse, New York State.
 
Practice Areas:  Professional disciplinary proceedings and employment law.


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