Shari R. Gordon
Served as Vice President for the 2021-2023 Term
Shari R. Gordon, Vice President, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1982 and attended Union University at Albany Law School, where she earned the Gabrielli Best Brief Award before graduating with her Jurist Doctorate in 1985, and admission to the New York State Bar in January 1986. Ms. Gordon has been practicing law in excess of 35 years and is currently a member of the Law Offices of Shari R. Gordon located in Yorktown Heights and Mahopac, New York. Ms. Gordon is also admitted to the Eastern and Southern District Courts as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Gordon is an active member of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”) and served as Vice President for the 2021-2023 term. She Co-Chaired WBASNY’s Health and Reproductive Rights Committee from 2007 to 2021 seeing the passage of the Reproductive Health Act, the Comprehensive Contraception Care Act and the Child Parent Security Act among many other legislative health law initiatives. Ms. Gordon has served as an Elected and State Director of her local chapter the Westchester Women’s Bar Association (“WWBA”) for over ten years and currently serves as an Elected Director. She served as co-Chair of the WWBA’s Families, Children and Court’s Committee for over 15 years among other WWBA committees.
Ms. Gordon assisted in the preparation of, and was acknowledged by the author of the four-volume treatise, “New York Matrimonial Law and Practice”, by Timothy M. Tippins, Esq.
In addition to her divorce and family law practice, Shari has an extensive background in criminal defense as a former Senior Staff Trial Counsel with the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society, Bronx County. She has been a member of the First Judicial Department felony panel for over two decades and continues to serve in that capacity. She also serves on the felony and misdemeanor panels in Westchester County and provides pro bono legal services to United States Veterans.
Ms. Gordon served as Program Chair for the Summer Justice Academy for Young Women held at Pace Law School from 2009 to 2012. The Academy founded by the Hon. La Tia W. Martin, J.S.C., exposes high school girls from local underserved schools to legal training and critical legal analysis taught by law school professors, judges and lawyers, specializing in areas such as cyber bullying, civil and criminal procedure and criminal law, family law and ethics.
Ms. Gordon hosts the radio program “First Friday”, WVOX 1460 AM, focusing on current legal issues featuring prominent legal figures including Judges, elected officials and prominent lawyers. She resides with her husband Barry Cash in Mahopac, N.Y. and has two sons, Samuel and Noah.