Cassandra R. Volkheimer
Originally from New Baltimore, New York, Ms. Volkheimer graduated from Ithaca College, magna cum laude, in 2010 with a bachelor of arts in legal studies and a minor in writing. In 2013, Ms. Volkheimer received her law degree, cum laude, from New York Law School where she was a member of the New York Law School Law Review and a John Marshall Harlan Scholar. While at law school, Ms. Volkheimer focused her studies primarily on family and matrimonial law. She was a member of the Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families where she took part in an interdisciplinary curriculum devoted to practice areas related to children and families, such as child welfare, education, matrimonial practice, juvenile justice, elder law, domestic violence, and mental health. In connection with the Diane Abbey Law Center at New York Law School, Ms. Volkheimer contributed to the Center’s family law blog and she co-authored a practice guide for analyzing the role of forensic evaluators in New York State.
Ms. Volkheimer’s interest in family law stems from her various experiences throughout law school and her interest in working with individuals. During the summer of 2011, Ms. Volkheimer interned at the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. In the spring of 2012, she served as an extern in the Matrimonial Part of the New York State Supreme Court for the Honorable Laura E. Drager. In the summer of 2012, Ms. Volkheimer interned at Donohoe Talbert LLP (then Marsh Valentine & Donohoe LLP) and subsequently joined the firm as an associate in November of 2013.
Ms. Volkheimer is a member of the New York State Bar Association.