Merril Sobie

Professor Merril Sobie is an expert on family and children’s law, and teaches Jurisprudence, Children and the Law, Advanced Family Law, and Comparative Family Law.  Prior to joining the Pace Law faculty, Prof. Sobie served as executive officer of the New York City Family Court and as assistant to the director of administration of the Courts, First Judicial Department.  He is currently the chairperson of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law and is a fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.

Prof. Sobie has published two books, New York Family Court Practice and The Creation of Juvenile Justice: A History of Children’s Law, and has authored various articles on topics in juvenile law.

Areas of expertise: juvenile law, family law

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