Laura Granelli gerde Joins Family Service League’s Board of Directors


Family Service League is proud to announce the election of Laura Granelli Gerde to its Board of Directors.  Ms. Gerde is a Partner with Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP, located at 300 Garden City Plaza in Garden City, NY.  She has 20 years of experience in Education and Municipal Law, providing both general and labor counsel services to public school districts and public libraries.   She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association.  She has served on many boards, including the LI chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the NYS Association of School Attorneys, as well as being an active supporter of various social service organizations.  Over the years, Ms. Gerde has been recognized with numerous industry and volunteer awards.

Ms. Granelli received a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law and a B.A. in History (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Binghamton University in 1994 and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1997 from Hofstra University School of Law where she graduated with distinction.  She and her husband, Eric Gerde, and their two sons reside in Centerport, NY.

“Laura Granelli Gerde is a well-respected member of the New York legal and educational communities. Her expertise and commitment as an advocate of early education and behavioral health programs will be a valued asset to Family Service League.  We are proud to welcome her to the Board of Directors.”

– Karen Boorshtein, LCSW, FSL President and CEO