Nancy R. Gallo, J.D. is a frequent presenter at the American Association for Paralegal Education national and regional conferences and was a member of AAfPEs Family Law Syllabus Task Force (2003). Professor Gallo is the author of the textbook, Introduction to Family Law (2004). A member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section and the New Jersey Bar Elder Law Section, the author is a frequent public speaker and has volunteered as an Early Settlement Panel member for the Sussex County Superior Court, Newton, New Jersey. A cum laude graduate of William Paterson University, the author attended Nova Southeastern University and was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities… funded grant for the study Paul Robeson, 20th Century Humanist and Lawyer. The author is a full professor and the Legal Studies Programs coordinator at Sussex County Community College, Newton, New Jersey.