Child, Family, and State, Civil Procedure, Family Law, Pretrial Litigation
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Professor Mabry (JD., 1983, Howard University School of Law; LLM., 1996, New York University School of Law) has been a full-time law teacher since 1993. Presently, she teaches Adoption Law, Family Law, Civil Procedure and Pretrial Litigation at Howard University School of Law.
Professor Mabry also has taught full-time at New York University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, and West Virginia University College of Law and as a Visiting Professor at the University of Florida College of Law, Syracuse University College of Law and the University of the Western Cape in Capetown, South Africa.
She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the American Association of Law Schools, an Editor for the Family Court Review, a volunteer mediator for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia’s Family Division, a member of the Citizens Review Board for Children (appointed by Maryland Governor Ehrlich), and a member of the Board of Directors of the Law School Admission Council. Professor Mabry has made presentations on domestic and international family law issues in several states in the United States.
As a member of the International Family Law Society, she has spoken to international audiences in the Netherlands, China and Italy. Professor Mabry is lead co-author of Adoption Law: Theory, Policy and Practice, a legal textbook-one of W. S. Hein & Co.’s bestsellers for 2007.
She is an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. She has written several law review articles focusing on a variety of issues with an emphasis on children’s rights. She has been a member of the District of Columbia Bar since 1983.
She was Student Articles Editor of the Howard Law Journal. After she was graduated from Howard, she was a judicial law clerk at state and federal courts in the District of Columbia and Detroit, Michigan. She practiced law in the District of Columbia at Crowell & Moring, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and the Federal Railroad Administration.
Visit http://www.law.howard.edu/adoptionawareness for information on adoption.
Visit http://www.wshein.com to order a copy of the Adoption Law book.
updated: November 27, 2012