Craig Levine

Lecturer in Law

Office: New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
60 Park Place, Suite 511
Newark NJ 07102
Tel: 973-624-9400 ext. 29
Fax: 973-624-0704
Email: clevin1@law.columbia.edu
Craig Levine, Senior Counsel & Policy Director at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, has been working on issues involving vulnerable children and families for over sixteen years. Prior to joining the Institute, where he directs the legal program, he worked as an attorney with Children's Rights, Inc.; as Counsel to the Honorable Judith S. Kaye, Chief Judge of New York State; as a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow with the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of West Virginia; as a Children and Family Fellow of the Annie E. Casey Foundation; and in the Chancellor's Office of the New York City Board of Education. His current work encompasses a range of legal, policy and programmatic efforts on behalf of vulnerable populations in New Jersey.

He holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Snow Public Interest Scholar and the co-founder of Public Service Fellowship Program, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and a B.A. from Yale University. He also teaches at the Woodrow Wilson School and Seton Hall University Law School.