Tim James

Tim James


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Princeton University (B.A. cum laude)
New York University School of Law (J.D.)

11 Times Square, 10th Floor (W. 41st Street and Eighth Avenue) New York, NY 10036

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Tim James, a partner of the firm, is a 1978 cum laude graduate of Princeton University and a 1987 graduate of the NYU School of Law.

Following five years as a litigator at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Szold & Brandwen Mr. James served as Senior Legislative Assistant to Rep. Jerrold Nadler; Director of Government and Community Relations and was Associate Counsel of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Mrt. James was tehn Court Attorney to New York City Civil Court Judge Debra Samuels.

In 2005 Mr. James joined Harriet N. Cohen, Bonnie Rabin, Martha Cohen Stine and Gretchen Beall Schumann in their prior firm and has been with them at Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP since its founding in 2011.

A former member of the Rye City Human Rights Commission and Manhattan Community Board 2, Mr. James is presently a Trustee of the White Plains Public Library and a Vice Chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association.

Email: TJames@crsslaw.com | Direct Dial: (212) 512-0829


Court Gives Renewed Force to Policy Requiring Full Custody Hearings New York Law Journal July 25, 2016

N.Y.'s Proposed Maintenance Guidelines New York Law Journal July 27, 2015

Child Support Modifications Are Easier After 2010 Amendments New York Law Journal, July 28, 2014

Automatic Orders' Prevent Wrongful Asset Transfers in Divorce Actions. New York Law Journal July 29, 2013

Unwrapping the 2012 'No Fault' Package” by Harriet Newman Cohen and Tim James New York Law Journal, July 30, 2012

Daughters Kept in New York in Violation of Hague Convention Must Return to Turkey New York Law Journal. August 1, 201

In the Matter of S.E.O. and Y.O.1, Nurettin Ozaltin, Petitioner v. Zeynep Tekiner Ozaltin, Respondent., 12 Civ. 2390 New York Law Journal. June 11, 2012

Ozaltin v. Ozaltin, 12-2371-cv
Circuit Finds Right to Sue to Enforce Custody Treaty. Bonnie Rabin, who represented the father, said: “…in the global society that we now have, this gives parents the protection they need against the fear of fleeing parents or parents who don't return after a vacation or another stay." New York Law Journal February 21, 2013