Leslie S. Newman

Professor of Law
Director, Lawyering and Legal Writing


A.B., M.A., 1975, Brown University
J.D., 1978, Boston University


Professor Newman is the director of Cardozo’s Lawyering & Legal Writing Center. She teaches several courses including Elements of Law, Introduction to U.S. Law and Remedies of the Law. Prior to teaching at Cardozo, Professor Newman was managing attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services. While there, she also held the position of senior attorney for housing, responsible for housing law reform litigation. She was lead counsel for the plaintiff class of more than 50,000 public housing tenants in a major institutional litigation case against the Boston Housing Authority.

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Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
Room 513
New York, NY 10003

Office Hours
Tues. 2 - 4 p.m.