Zehava Schechter, Esq. concentrates her private practice in estate planning, estate administration, real estate law, contracts, and business formation. She is admitted to the Bar in New York (1989), Massachusetts (1989), and Israel (1993). Ms. Schechter graduated with a B.A. in Politics in 1983 from Brandeis University and received her J.D. in 1989 from Suffolk University Law School. She is an adjunct instructor at Bramson Ort College in the Paralegal and Business programs.
Throughout her 23 year career, Ms. Schechter has practiced in secular courts and Batei Din (Jewish religious courts). She began her career as a public defender with the New York Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division. Her career has included law firm practice as well as sole practitioner status, both in Israel and New York. Ms. Schechter is an active member of a number of networking groups, including the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce (where she serves as Recording Secretary), SCWEBC, and CNG, where she is a former director of the organization and the current director of the attorney sub-group.
Ms. Schechter’s favorite quote is “You Miss 100% of the Shots You Don’t Take” (attributed to Wayne Gretzky). In addition to her law practice, Ms. Schechter is an author and the owner of Your Shady Window Lady, LLC, a custom window treatment business.