Betsy Tsai

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Legal Writing for LL.M.s, Fordham University School of Law, 2008-2010; 2014-present


  • Co-Director, Deputy Director, & Staff Attorney, Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women's Legal Services, 2006-present
  • Litigation Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, 2001-2006
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Denny Chin, U.S. District Court, SDNY, 2002-2003


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2001 cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Notes and Articles Editor, Fordham Law Review          
  • Columbia University, M.S. in Social Work 1997
  • Harvard University, B.A. 1992


  • "Representing Abused Mothers in Hague Convention Cases, in Lawyer's Manual on Domestic Violence 131-38 (Jill Laurie Goodman & Dorchen A. Leidholdt eds., 5th ed. 2006)"
  • Four Papers, five abstracts.  (Publications provided upon request.)
  • Note, The Trend Toward Specialized Domestic Violence Courts:  Improvements On An Effective Innovation, 68 Fordham L. Rev. 1285 (2000)



  • New Jersey State Bar
  • District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY and EDNY

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023