Patricia Salkin

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Patricia E. Salkin is an American jurist. She is the Dean of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip, NY.[1]

Education and early career[edit]

Salkin graduated from Albany Law School in 1988.[2]

After many years working at Albany Law School's Government Law Center, Salkin was appointed the Raymond & Ella Smith Distinguished Professor of Law, as well as Associate Dean and Director of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School.[2] [3]

Salkin is the co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.[4] She served as a member of the New York City Bar’s Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession, beginning with its initial formation in July 2012.[5] She is a past chair of the American Association of Law School’s State & Local Government Law Section,[6] and is the author of hundreds of books,[7] articles[8] and columns[9] including a recent piece in the Journal of Legal Education on incorporating best practices into the teaching of land use law.[10]

She served an appointed member of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, a Federal Advisory Committee to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.[11][12]

Bar association work[edit]

A member of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, Salkin has held many leadership positions within both the ABA and the New York State Bar Association including: Past Chair of the ABA State and Local Government Section,[13] Fellow of the ABA,[14] and current member of the Standing Committee on Governmental Affairs (ABA);[15] Past Chair of the NYSBA Municipal Law Section[16] and Founding Member and Past Chair of the NYSBA Committee on Attorneys in Public Service;[17] and she has chaired numerous NYSBA task forces including one focusing on: government ethics,[18] eminent domain,[19] and town and village justice courts.[20]

Scholarship[edit]

A nationally recognized scholar on land use law and zoning, Salkin is the author of the popular blog, Law of the Land.[21] Her land use publications include: The 4-volume 4th edition of New York Zoning Law & Practice (1999–present);[22] the 5-volume 5th edition of American Law of Zoning (2008–present);[23] Bordering on Madness: An American Land Use Tale Companion (with Popper and Avitale)(2008);[24] Land Use & Sustainable Development: Cases and Materials, 8th ed. (Thomson West) (with Nolon) (2012);[25] Climate Change and Sustainable Development Law in a Nutshell (Thomson Reuters) (with Nolon) (2010);[26] Land Use in a Nutshell (Thomson West) (with Nolon & Wright) (2007);[27] The Greening of Local Governments (with Hirokawa, eds.) (ABA Press 2012);[28] and the annual Zoning and Planning Law Handbook, ed. (Thomson Reuters).[29]

She has served on the Board of Directors of the New York Planning Federation,[30] and has been active in land use reform efforts including membership on the Land Use Advisory Committee of the NYS Legislative Commission on Rural Resources.[31] She is a reporter for the American Planning Association's Planning & Environmental Law and on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Urban Lawyer produced by UMKC School of Law for the ABA.[32] Dean Salkin continues to serve as the long-term chair of the American Planning Association's Amicus Curiae Committee.[33] She has consulted on land use issues for many national organizations including: the American Planning Association, the American Institute of Certified Planners, the National Academy for Public Administration and the National Governor’s Association.[34]

Law school dean and public intellectual[edit]

Prior to joining the Touro College Jacob D. Fuschberg Law Center in the summer of 2012 as the Law Center's first woman dean,[35] Salkin hosts the weekly radio show, "On the Docket" on the radio station Long Island News Radio 103.9.[36] Each week, Salkin hosts a discussion concerning legal matters that relate to the Long Island community.

Publications[edit]

Continuing Treatises[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Salkin, Patricia E., ed. Town and Gown: Legal Strategies for Effective Collaboration (w/C. Baker). Chicago, IL: American Bar Association Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61438-861-6
  • Salkin, Patricia E. Navigating the New Public Square: Social Media and Local Governments (w/J. Tappendorf). Chicago, IL: American Bar Association Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61438-859-3
  • Salkin, Patricia E. Climate Change and Sustainable Development Law in a Nutshell (w/J. Nolon). St. Paul, MN: Thomson West, 2011. ISBN 978-0-314-26420-6
  • Salkin, Patricia E., ed. Pioneering Women in the Law: From Kate Stoneman to the Present. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-59031-984-0
  • Salkin, Patricia E., ed. Ethical Standards in the Public Sector, 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, Section of State and Local Government Law, 2008. ISBN 978-1-60442-062-3
  • Salkin, Patricia E. Bordering on Madness: An American Land Use Tale, Companion Reader (w/ A. Popper and D. Avitabile). Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-59460-579-6
  • Salkin, Patricia E. Land Use and Community Development: Cases and Materials, 7th ed. (w/ J. Nolon and M. Gitelman. St. Paul, MN: Thomson West, 2008. ISBN 978-0-314-18498-6
  • Salkin, Patricia E. Land Use in a Nutshell (w/ J. Nolon). St. Paul, MN: Thomson West, 2006. ISBN 978-0-314-16371-4
  • Salkin, Patricia E., Land Use: Cases, Materials and Problems, 6th ed. (w/ M. Gitelman, J. Nolon and R. Wright). St. Paul, MN: Thomson West, 2004. ISBN 0-314-14602-4

Articles[edit]

Selected recent articles:[37]

Blogs[edit]

Professional activities[edit]

  • Co-Chair, Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, New York State Bar Association, 2014-present
  • Co-Chair, Government Ethics Task Force, New York State Bar Association, 2010-2011
  • Member, American Law Institute,elected March 2010
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, elected March 2009
  • Chair, Task Force on Eminent Domain, New York State Bar Association, 2005-2007
  • Delegate, American Bar Association, 2005–present
  • Elected Fellow, New York State Bar Association, 2005–present
  • Elected Fellow, American Bar Association, 2003–present
  • Member, Advisory Board, Land Use Law Institute, Vermont Law School, 2008–present
  • Member, University Council, Empire State College, 2008–present
  • Member, National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, U.S. EPA, 2007–present
  • Editorial Board, The Urban Lawyer, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law,1996–98, 2002–Present
  • Reporter, Planning and Environmental Law, 1992–present
  • Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee,American Planning Association, 1999–Present

Honors and Awards[edit]

  • Women in the Courts Honoree, Suffolk County Courts (2014)[38]
  • Educational Leader, Long Island Women's Agenda (2013)[39]
  • Distinguished Educator for Excellence in Scholarship, Albany Law School (2008)
  • Distinguished Alumna Award, Rockefeller College, University at Albany (2004)
  • Excellence in Alumni Service, University at Albany Alumni Association (2004)
  • Award for Excellence in Public Service, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Attorneys in Public Service (2002)[40]
  • Forty Under Forty, Capital District Business Review (2000)
  • Outstanding Young Alumna Award, Albany Law School (1996)

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Albany Law Magazine, Summer 2015, p. 64.
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  4. ^ "Committee On Legal Education and Admission to the Bar". New York State Bar Association. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession". New York City Bar Association. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Professor Elected Chair of AALS State and Local Government Law Section". Albany Law School - News Archives. January 11, 2010. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
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  10. ^ Salkin, Patricia E.; Nolan, John R. (February 2011). "Practically Grounded: Convergence of Land Use Law Pedagogy and Best Practices". Journal of Legal Education 60 (3): 519. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Albany Law Associate Dean Appointed to U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Council". Albany Law School - News Archives. January 31, 2007. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ "National Environmental Justice Advisory Council / NEJAC Member Biographical Summaries - July 2012" (PDF). National Environmental Justice Advisory Council. July 2012. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Report of the Nominating Committee 2012". ABA State and Local Law News. Summer 2012. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  14. ^ "New York Fellow Patricia E. Salkin". American Bar Foundation - Fellows in the News. May 17, 2008. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Patricia E. Salkin, Dean and Professor of Law". Touro Law Center. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  16. ^ Salkin, Patricia (June 2, 2009). "NY is at the Tipping Point in Public Confidence in Government". timesunion.com (Times Union). Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  17. ^ Parrella, Nicholas J. "State Bar Association Committee Creates New Citation Honoring The Contributions Of Government Attorneys". New York State Bar Association News Release (March 5, 2009). Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  18. ^ Daily Record Staff (June 30, 2010). "Ethics Task Force Appointed". The Daily Record. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Final Report—NYSBA Eminent Domain Task Force". New York State Bar Association. August 15, 2007. p. 9. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  20. ^ Rush, Andrew J. (September 11, 2007). "State Bar President Calls For Changes To The Justice Court System". New York State Bar Association News. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  21. ^ "About the Author". Law of the Land Blog. WordPress. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  22. ^ "New York Zoning Law and Practice, 4th". Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions-Practice Materials. Lawyers Cooperative Publishing. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  23. ^ "American Law of Zoning, 5th". Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions-Practitioner Treatises. Clark Boardman Callaghan. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  24. ^ "A Companion to Bordering on Madness: An American Land Use Tale, Second Edition". Carolina Academic Press-Cases, Scholarship, and Case Studies. Carolina Academic Press. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
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  26. ^ "Climate Change and Sustainable Development Law in a Nutshell". WorldCat (OCLC). Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Land Use in a Nutshell". WorldCat (OCLC). Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  28. ^ "‘Greening Local Government’ Introduces Lawyers to Opportunities in Local and State Sustainability Efforts". American Bar Association - News Archives. August 21, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  29. ^ "Zoning and Planning Law Handbook, 2014 ed.". Thomson Reuters - Legal Solutions. Clark Boardman Callaghan Publishing. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Staff and Board of Directors". New York Planning Federation. Archived from the original on November 7, 2003. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  31. ^ NYS Legislative Commission on Rural Resources (2008). "New York Land Use Tools - Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages - A 2008 Survey of Land Use Planning & Regulations in NYS" (PDF). New York State Department of State. p. vii. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  32. ^ "CV/Resume of Patricia E. Salkin" (PDF). Touro Law Center - TLC Bio - Patricia E. Salkin. pp. 3, 6. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  33. ^ "Amicus Curiae Committee". American Planning Association. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
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  35. ^ "Women in the Law: Historic Firsts in NY State and Suffolk County". Touro Law Center Office of Development, Alumni Relations & Communications. February 27, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  36. ^ "On the Docket". Touro Law Center. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
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  38. ^ "Suffolk County Women's Bar Association Women's History Month Program" (PDF). WBASNY (Women's Bar Association of the State of New York). March 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  39. ^ Kelly, Nancy (May 17, 2013). "LIWA's Annual Dinner- A Celebration of Women". Babylon Village Patch. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  40. ^ "Past Award Recipients". NYSBA (New York State Bar Association). Retrieved August 15, 2014.