Hon. Valerie M. Cartright, Esq.

Board Member



Valerie M. Cartright received her undergraduate degree in International Studies from West Virginia University and her Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuschberg Law Center. Throughout her legal career, Ms. Cartright has gained invaluable legal experience in the areas of construction law, insurance defense, general civil and criminal law, civil rights, family law, education, labor, and employment law. Throughout her legal career, she has worked with numerous attorneys to make large-scale impacts on the community while serving to preserve the civil rights and liberties of those individuals whose rights have been violated. Ms. Cartright is the former Chairperson of the Civil Rights Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and the former Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Cartright is a member of various organizations, which include Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.-Rho Omega Zeta Chapter, Project Hope-The New Direction, National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Suffolk County Chapter, National Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. Ms. Cartright presently serves as an Adjunct Instructor at St. Joseph’s College and is currently serving her second term as Councilwoman for the Town of Brookhaven District One.Close

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