The Kostelanetz & Fink paralegal team helps our attorneys in researching and analyzing information and collaborates with our lawyers, providing them with essential analytical and technical support.
The program is overseen by Kelly Robin, who graduated from the University at Albany with a B.A. in Sociology and Psychology. In addition to Kelly, our paralegal team currently includes the following members:
Grant Fergusson graduated with a B.S. from Yale University where he majored in Cognitive Psychology. Grant will attend the University of Cambridge for an M.Phil. in Public Policy starting fall 2018.
Emilie Klovning graduated with a Dual B.A. from Columbia University and Sciences Po Paris where she majored in Political Science and African Studies. Emilie will attend Columbia Law School starting fall 2018.
Tim Wang graduated with a B.A. from Columbia University where he majored in Political Science and Sustainable Development. Tim will attend Columbia Law School starting fall 2019.
Our paralegal program includes a broad array of training sessions. Past training topics have included confidentiality and security; searching databases in Westlaw and Cheetah; business entity types; reading and understanding financial statements; eDiscovery and Electronically Stored Information (ESI); civil litigation procedure; appeals in New York State court; tax litigation procedure; the Internal Revenue Code and the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017; criminal procedure; the application of the federal sentencing guidelines to criminal tax cases; and estate planning.
Our past paralegals have gone on to attend law school and other graduate programs at Bryn Mawr College, Columbia University, New York University, Harvard University, Stanford University, and Yale University.