Jamie A. Rosen is a Partner at Abrams Fensterman, LLP and a member of the firm’s Mental Health Law practice, the only family-focused mental healthcare practice in the country.
Ms. Rosen focuses her practice on Mental Health Law and Elder Law, helping individuals and families navigate the complicated legal and mental health systems. Ms. Rosen handles Article 81 guardianship proceedings, involuntary psychiatric treatment and retention hearings, Kendra’s Law applications (Assisted Outpatient Treatment), mental health warrants and Family Court Orders of Protection matters, as well as other civil litigation and negotiation specific to mental health and/or substance abuse issues. She also represents mental health and health care professionals, major hospital systems, and higher education institutions.
Ms. Rosen is eligible for court appointments in Nassau County, New York County, Queens County, and Suffolk County as Court Evaluator and Attorney for the Alleged Incapacitated Person pursuant to Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge of the New York State Unified Court System.
Ms. Rosen was selected as one of the 2018 Outstanding Women in Law- Emerging Leaders by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. She was designated as a “Rising Star” in New York Health Care Law by “Super Lawyers” since 2017 and was selected as a Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” for Elder and Health Care Law since 2021.
Ms. Rosen has co-authored many articles that are published in professional journals and newspapers. Ms. Rosen was a Guest Editor for the Family Court Review Special Issue on Mental Illness in the Family published in January 2016. Ms. Rosen is also a frequent lecturer on various mental health issues, guardianship matters, and related topics.
Ms. Rosen is an Adjunct Professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, co-teaching Law & Psychiatry. She was also an Alumni Instructor to a group of second year law students enrolled in the skills course “Foundational Lawyering Skills” from 2015 to 2018.
Ms. Rosen received her J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University with a Concentration in Child and Family Advocacy. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and New Jersey.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York – J.D.
- Concentration in Child and Family Advocacy
- University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland – B.A.
- Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Recent Published Works
- Legal Tools to Respond to Mental Health Crises, 3.1 New York State Bar Association Women in Law Section (“WILS”) Connect 14-15 (February 2022), Co-Author
- Estate Planning for the Young Professional, NYSBA Perspective, Young Lawyers Section, 14-15, (Spring 2021) (Co-Author).
- Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health Legal and Clinical Systems, 70.9 Nassau Lawyer 11, 25 (May 2021), Co-Author
- Mental Health Services for Incoming Legal Professionals, 70.8 Nassau Lawyer 5, 19 (April 2021), Co-Author
- Mental Health Concerns and the Importance of Self-Care During COVID-19, Risk Management Journal of The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York, Inc. (AHRMNY), (February 2021), Co-Author
- Alternatives to Evictions: Legal Remedies When Faced With a Mentally Ill Tenant, NYSBA Real Property Law Section Journal, Fall 2020 Edition,(November 2020), Co-Author
- Enduring the Aftermath of a School Shooting: When Survivors Take Their Own Lives, 68.10 Nassau Lawyer 3, 22 (June 2019), Co-Author
- New York Article 9 Proceedings: Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill, 28.3 New York State Bar Elder and Special Needs Law Journal (Summer 2018), Author
- Gun Control is Not Enough: Early Identification and Intervention for Those At Risk Means Safety and Security Before It’s Too Late, 67.10 Nassau Lawyer 3,19 (June 2018) Co-Author
- Guardianship Proceedings and Mental Illness, 67.7 Nassau Lawyer 8,10 (March 2018), Co-Author
- Distinguishing Dementia from Mental Illness and Other Causes of Decline, 89.1 NYSBA Journal 22-27 (Jan. 2017), Co-Author
- Best Interests of the Special Needs Child: Mandating Consideration of the Child’s Mental Health, 54 FAM. CT. REV. 68 (Jan. 2016), Co-Author.
- View From the Bench: Parental Mental Health and Child Custody, 54 FAM. CT. REV.10 (Jan. 2016), Co-Author
- Representing Clients with Mental Illness, 64.10 Nassau Lawyer 19 (June 2015), Co-Author
- Specialized Courts: Have They Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough?, 64.6 Nassau Lawyer 3, 16 (Feb. 2015), Co-Author
- Telepsychiarty: What Every Health Care Attorney Needs to Know, 20.1 NYSBA Health Law Journal 42 (Winter 2014), Co-Author
- The Child’s Attorney and the Alienated Child: Approaches to Resolving the Ethical Dilemma of Diminished Capacity, 51 FAM. CT. REV. 330 (Apr. 2013)
Classes and Seminars
- ·Adjunct Professor, Law & Psychiatry, Hofstra Law School, Spring 2020, Spring 2022
- ·Adjunct Professor, Foundational Lawyering Skills, Hofstra Law School, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Board of Directors, 2018-2021
- New Lawyers Committee, Co-Chair, 2017-2019
- Mental Health Law Committee, Co-Chair, 2018-2020
- WE CARE, New Lawyers Committee Liaison
- Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy Committee, Member
- Steven J. Eisman New Lawyers/Judicial Relations Task Force, Member
- Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, Member
- New York State Bar Association
- Women in Law Section, Member
- Elder Law Section, Member
- Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee Member (Elder Law Section Liaison)
- New York State Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, Member
- Association for Family and Conciliation Courts, Member