Susan D. Settenbrino has spent years as an advocate for victims and trying to attain a more fair and just court system in appearance and reality. Ms. Settenbrino is a former: Assistant District Attorney of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office — Appellate Trial Bureau; Asst. Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Brooklyn College; Radio show host with an audience of ~170,000– that focused on discussing compelling legal & political issues with notable guests; and until recently, Ms. Settenbrino was an attorney in private practice where she focused on complex civil litigation, appeals, and family law. Ms. Settenbrino is the author of the “Unchecked Power Guide”, which addresses the current state of our legal system. Ms. Settenbrino has spoken publicly and has appeared in the media. Most recently, she spoke at The DivorceCorp. conference outside Washington D.C., appeared as a legal expert on Nightline and the Joe Piscopo Show.
Ms. Settenbrino has dedicated her time and efforts to promote a more fair and just system. Among her endeavors, she has served as a Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Subcommittee on Judicial Ethics; a Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Subcommittee on Ethics & Professionalism; a member of the NYSLTA, ABA, & NYSBA, Family Law, Custody, Legislative, Litigation & Ethics Committees. Ms. Settenbrino has also taught CLE classes for Lawline concerning: judicial conduct, ethics, and sexual abuse.
Ms. Settenbrino was nominated for the 2010 “Woman of The Year Award”; she was the recipient of the 2009 Honor Citation from Martin J. Golden, New York State Senator of The 22nd Senate District; the recipient of the 2009 Honor Proclamation from David I. Weprin, Council Member of The 23rd District, The Chair of The New York City Council Finance Committee; and the recipient of the 2009 Humanitarian Award from the Aleh Foundation, serving the needs for severely disabled children.
Ms. Settenbrino was admitted to the NJSB and NYSB, Southern & Eastern District Courts of New York, and The U.S. Tax Court.