Professor Ann Goldweber is Director of Clinical Legal Education at St. John's School of Law as well as Director of the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic. The Clinic represents low-income Queens seniors in predatory lending, foreclosure defense, mortgage loan modifications, deed theft, foreclosure rescue scams, home improvement contractor fraud and debt collection cases. Clinic students also provide community outreach and education at senior centers throughout Queens.
Professor Goldweber is a frequent speaker at forums and conferences regarding financial abuse of the elderly. She is a member of the NYC Foreclosure Task Force and has worked with the NYS Office of Court Administration to implement a foreclosure pilot program in Queens Supreme Court. Professor Goldweber serves on the Statewide Access to Justice Council and oversees an Access to Justice Grant from the NYS Office of Court Administration. Professor Goldweber has also been invited to join the Working Committee of the Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence cases and works on issues addressing court accessibility concerns for older litigants.