Cassidy Carlen earned her Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law in 2020. She is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Cortland, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and was a member of the National Honor Society for Political Science.
At the start of her law school career, Ms. Carlen interned in the chambers of the Hon. Theresa Whelan, Supervising Judge for the Suffolk County Family Court. Following her first year at Hofstra Law, Ms. Carlen studied at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy during the Summer of 2018. Here, she focused on International Law; specifically, the regulation of “Big Data” and the prosecution of financial crimes across multiple sovereign borders.
While pursuing her legal education, Cassidy received a Certificate in Clinical Bioethics after completion of a one-year hybrid program between the Hofstra University School of Medicine and the Hofstra University School of Law from 2018-2019. Students from both the medical and law schools collaborated in academic coursework and a clinical skills component to prepare for real-life ethics consultations in the medical setting.
In her final year at Hofstra, Ms. Carlen participated in a summer program through the University of California San Diego School of Law, where she studied Immigration Law and Enforcement through the lens of the Department of Homeland Security and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York.