Patricia Sheridan, JD

Patricia Sheridan, JD

Assistant Professor

Department : Accounting / Law/ CIS

Email : patricia.sheridan@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7470

Office : DLS 410

Education

JD, Fordham University
BA, Manhattan College

Publications & Professional Activities

  • "Advising Students or Practicing Law: The Formation of Implied Attorney-Client Relationships with Students," P. Sheridan, Journal of Legal Studies Education, (forthcoming August 2014).
  • “Broken Promises – Recovery of Emotional Distress Damages for Breach of Wedding-Related Contracts,” P. Sheridan, North East Journal of Legal Studies in Business, Volume 26, Fall 2011.
  • “The Effect of Tax Apportionment Clauses on Non-Testamentary Assets,” P. Sheridan, Westchester Bar Journal, Spring/Summer 2009. (Reprinted in Vol.43, No.2, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Summer 2010, New York State Bar Association.)
  • "Determining Domicile of Nursing Home Residents,” North East Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 20, Fall 2008.
  • “Original Probate of a Nondomicilary’s Will under Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act Section 1605(2)(c),” Westchester Bar Journal, Fall/Winter 2005.

Refereed Proceedings:

"When a House is Not a Home - Domicile Intent under New York State Law,"  Proceedings, Association on Employment Practices and Principles, New York City, October 2006.

Conference Presentations:

  • "Tracking Off-Campus Speech: Can Public Schools Monitor Students' Social Media?" North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Lenox, Massachusetts, April 2014.
  • "Advising Students or Practicing Law: The Formation of Implied Attorney-Client Relationships with Students," Academy of Legal Studies in Business (International), Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2013.
  • “Broken Vows – Emotional Distress Damages in Breach of Wedding-Related Contracts,” North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Ithaca, New York, April 2010.
  •  “The Effect of Tax Apportionment Clauses on Nontestamentary Assets,” Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2010.
  • “Sure Fire Techniques that Work in Teaching Business Law Topics”, Panelist, North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Cooperstown, New York, May 2008.
  • “Determining Domicile of Nursing Home Residents,” North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Galloway, New Jersey, April 2007; Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Annual Conference, Saint Michael’s, Maryland, March 2007.

Professional Memberships

Vice President, North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business (2014-2015)

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Academy Legal Studies Business

Courses Taught/Teaching

LAW 203      Business Law I
LAW 304      Business Law II
MBAL 644     Employment Law