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Timothy Tippins Esq.
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Professor Tippins, has engaged in matrimonial and family law practice for over 30 years. He now devotes his practice time to serving as special counsel and consultant to other family law practitioners on a nationwide basis, serving as trial and appellate counsel, with special emphasis on the presentation and cross-examination of expert mental health testimony.

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Tippins has served in all major professional leadership positions in the New York family law community, including President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - New York Chapter, Chair of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section, and Chair of the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Family Law.
Tippins is a regular feature columnist for the New York Law Journal, where his numerous articles regarding custody evaluations have been published. He has lectured before virtually all of the major professional organizations, such as the New York State Judicial Institute, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, ABA, NYSBA, and the New York State Psychological Association. Together with Dr. Jeffrey P. Wittmann, he is the author of Empirical and Ethical Problems with Custody Recommendations: A Call for Clinical Humility and Judicial Vigilance published in the Family Court Review. They have together taught the Tippins-Wittmann Forensic Model at the NYS Judicial Institute and at other forums around the country.


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