Log In

Rona Joyce Shays Edit Profile

Rona Joyce Shays, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1950, United States District Court (southern and eastern dists) New York 1952. Named Matrimonial Law Arbitrator, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, 1992.

Background

Shays, Rona Joyce was born on July 16, 1928 in New York City. Daughter of Samuel and Beatrice (Fleischer) Eskin.

Education

Student, University Michigan, 1944-1947;Bachelor of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, 1950;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1968.

Career

Worked at Shays Kemper (New York, NY) specializing in Matrimonial, Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1950, New York. 1952, United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mediation Training Certificate, Florida Supreme Court, 1995. Co-Chair, National Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, 1990-1993. Co-Chair, Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, 1986.

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Matrimonial Committee, 1982-1985, 1986-1989, 1992-1995). International Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Fellow, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (Secretary, 1975-1982 and 1990-1991, Vice President, 1984-1985 and 1989-1990, Chair, Admissions Committee, 1986-1991 and Counsel, 1992-1993, New York State Chapter.

National Co-Chair, Interdisciplinary Rels. Committee, 1990-1994. Matrimonial Law Arbitrator, 1992).

Membership

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Matrimonial Committee, 1982-1985, 1986-1989, 1992-1995). International Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Fellow, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (Secretary, 1975-1982 and 1990-1991, Vice President, 1984-1985 and 1989-1990, Chair, Admissions Committee, 1986-1991 and Counsel, 1992-1993, New York State Chapter.

National Co-Chair, Interdisciplinary Rels. Committee, 1990-1994. Matrimonial Law Arbitrator, 1992).

Fellow, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (Secretary, 1975-1982 and 1990-1991, Vice President, 1984-1985 and 1989-1990, Chair, Admissions Committee, 1986-1991 and Counsel, 1992-1993, New York State Chapter. National Co-Chair, Interdisciplinary Rels. Committee, 1990-1994.

Matrimonial Law Arbitrator, 1992).

Connections

Children: Douglas, Sharon. Married Henry C. Shays, September 15, 1974.