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Hon. Hope Schwartz Zimmerman

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Nassau County Matrimonial Center
400 County Seat Drive
Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 493-3440

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Judicial Offices

Justice, Nassau County (Certificated) Matrimonial Parts, 2017 to 2018

Supervising Judge, Nassau County Matrimonial Parts, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2011 to 2016

Justice, Supreme Court, 10th Judicial District, Suffolk County, Elected, 2014 to 2027

Supervising Judge, Nassau County Family Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to 2011

Judge, Family Court, Nassau County, Elected, 2005 to 2013

Other Professional Experience

Hon. Elaine Jackson Stack, Nassau County Supreme Court, Principal Law Secretary, 2000 to 2004

Private Practice, Attorney, 1987 to 1999

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1987

Education

JD, Hofstra University School of Law, 1986

MA, New York University, 1970

BA, Rhode Island College, 1968

Publications

Attorney Fees and Client Issues, The Annual Survey of Matrimonial Law, 1998

The Torah and the U.S. Constitution, Shofar Magazine, 1985

Women Work for Social Change, Children Today, 1978

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Law Guardian Advisor Committee 10th Judicial District, 1997 to Present

Member, N.Y. Fam Law Inns of Ct., 1996 to Present

Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Women in Courts Committee, 1995 to 1997

President, Nassau County Women's Bar Association, 1994 to 1995

Co-Chair, National Association of Mothers' Center, 2000 to 2001

Board of Directors, National Association of Mothers' Centers, 1999 to Present

Board of Directors, Soroptimist Int'l of Nassau County, 1999 to Present

Member, Nassau County Bar Association Academy of Law, Ad. Bd., 2001 to Present

Member, Nassau County Bar Association, 1987 to Present

Member, Nassau County Women's Bar Association, 1987 to Present

Past Member, Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children

Member, Chief Judge's Matrimonial Practice Advisory and Rules Committee