Susan L. Pollet has been an attorney for over 30 years. She has worked in private practice, she has worked in-house for a corporation, concentrating primarily on labor and employment issues; she has been the Executive Director of the Pace Law School’s Women’s Justice Center; and she has worked in government for the past 13 years and continues to do so, currently in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Pollet has participated in multiple legal and judicial education training programs as an organizer, speaker and moderator and has taught law courses to non-lawyers. She is a published author of over sixty legal articles in the New York Law Journal and periodicals about family law, employment law, criminal law, domestic violence and related issues.
Ms. Pollet is a recipient of the Joseph F. Gagliardi Award for Excellence given to a non-judicial employee of the Unified Court System in the Ninth Judicial District for “distinguished service, devotion to duty and the administration of justice, and for outstanding service to the public.”
She is a recipient of the Marilyn Menge Award for Service given to a member of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York for “valuable and significant contributions to a chapter or to the statewide organization.” Ms.Pollet has been an active member of the legal community in New York State, a Past President of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and she continues to serve as the Archive and Historian Chair. She is a past Vice President of the Women’s Bar Association of New York, and she continues to serve as the Co-Chair of the Domestic Violence Committee. She has served on many more committees of these organizations, and has given her time to multiple other organizations, task forces and committees over the years.