Cheryl L. Kates Esq. attended Syracuse University College of Law, graduating in 2002.
She also has a Bachelors Degree from St. John Fisher College in Political Science.
Recently, Cheryl completed her Masters Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Walden University.
has completed some coursework in a Masters Degree program at Walden University
in Public Health Administration.
She is currently a Licensed Practical Nurse and has been since 1990.
has completed the requirements for a certificate in
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Investigative Criminal Profiling studying with renowned Criminal Profiler Pat Brown.
She has returned to Walden University and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology.
Cheryl is the former president and co-founder of Edge of Justice.
This was a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of inmates.
The NFP was dissolved in 2007.
She also served as the Interim Director of the NY Civil Liberties Union in Syracuse, NY on a volunteer basis.
After becoming an attorney, she continued on with the organization as part of the legal team in both Rochester and Syracuse, NY.
Ms. Kates is formerly a professor of law at Bryant and Stratton College and Rochester Business Institute teaching paralegals.
In 2004, Cheryl L. Kates Esq. received the Martin Luther King Drum Major of Justice Award from the Statewide Coalition of Families of Prisoners for her outstanding courage, commitment, and leadership for advocating for inmate families.
This is an award that she