Mary Marsh Zulack

Clinical Professor of Law

Mary Marsh Zulack

Mary
Marsh
Zulack
Clinical Professor of Law

Mary Marsh Zulack is a Clinical Professor of Law and co-director of the Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic. She formerly co-directed the Fair Housing Clinic and inaugurated and taught the seminar on Law and Policy of Homelessness.

In the course of her 20-year career in legal services, Zulack served as attorney-in-charge of the Harlem Neighborhood Office of The Legal Aid Society of New York City and as acting executive director of Bedford Stuyvesant Legal Services.

She has served the New York City Bar Association as a member of the executive committee, twice on the nominating committee, the judiciary committee, and civil court committee.

Zulack was founder and first chair of the Committee on Legal Needs of the Poor. She was awarded the 1996 Leadership Award by the Citywide Task Force on the Housing Court, awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by The Legal Aid Society in 2003, 2006, 2008, and 2009, and was a member of the MayorÂ’’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.

Education
  • J.D., University of Michigan, 1969
  • B.A., Smith College, 1965
Areas of Expertise
  • Court systems to help unrepresented litigants
  • Housing discrimination and landlord tenant
  • Innovation in the practice of law and in clinical teaching
Publications
  • “If You Prompt Them, They Will Rule: The Warranty of Habitability Meets New Court Information Systems,” 2007
  • “How the Ambitious Mission of the Housing Court to Protect the Housing Stock of New York City May Finally be Achieved,” 2006
  • “Computer Technology,” 2005
  • “Rediscovering Client Decisionmaking: The Impact of Role-Playing,” 1995
  • “The Housing Court Act,” 1972
Courses
Advanced Lawyering in the Digital Age - Project Work
Advanced Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic
Lawyering in the Digital Age - Project Work
Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic

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