Monday, September 16, 2013

Paralegal Department News at Bramson ORT College

Paralegal Department Faculty Highlights

The Paralegal Department faculty is composed of esteemed and experienced attorneys who are specialists in their legal fields. Today we are showcasing Professor W. Zehava Schechter. W. Zehava Schechter, Esq. is the Coordinator of the Paralegal Department and an adjunct instructor at Bramson ORT College. Professor Schechter concentrates her private practice in real estate law, contracts, business formation, estate planning, estate administration, and general practice litigation. She is admitted to the Bar of New York (1989), Massachusetts (1989), and Isrel (1993). Ms. Schechter graduated with a B.A. in Politics in 1983 from Brandeis University and received her J.D. in 1989 from Suffolk University Law School. Professor Schechter teaches Real Estate Law, Law Office Management, Probate and Estate Administration, Torts, Family Law, and Business Law.

Throughout her 24 year legal career, Professor Schechter has practiced in secular courts and Batei Din (Jewish religious courts). She began her career as a public defender with the New York Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division. Her career has included law firm practice as well as sole practitioner status, both in New York and Israel. Ms. Schechter's favorite quote is “You Miss 100% of the Shots You Don’t Take” (attributed to Wayne Gretzky). In addition to her faculty position and law practice, Ms. Schechter is an author, a New York court-certified Hebrew interpreter, and the owner of a successful custom window treatment business.

At Bramson ORT College, students get to learn hands-on skills in their field from industry professionals such as Professor W. Zehava SchechterThe college welcomes international students and promotes campus diversity. The Career Services Department assists students with career internships and job placement with an 80% graduate job placement rate! If you or your school is interested in Bramson ORT's Paralegal Program, online courses, degree or certificate programs, contact the college today. The school provides affordable tuition coupled with great scholarships and hands-on educational opportunities. There are 19 degree programs to choose from and many certificate programs as well. The college has campuses in Brooklyn and Queens close to major transportation, including the E, F, N, R, M, and D subway lines. For more information call 718-261-5800 or visit the website at Read more testimonials, news highlights and student/faculty success stories at

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