Carolyn Silvers is the Attorney-in-Charge of the Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice Queens trial office. In her 27 years with JRP, Carolyn has represented young people in child protective, juvenile delinquency, and PINS case in New York City Family Courts in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and has also supervised staff in all five boroughs. For fifteen years, Carolyn has also worked as an instructor for the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA). She received a B.S. degree from Northwestern University in 1984 and her J.D. in 1987 from the New York University School of Law.