Posts Categorized: 21st Century Workplace Skills

Legal Research and Writing with Lesli Hiller

Lesli Hiller, a Principal Law Clerk and member of the New York State Bar since 1999, has been teaching Legal Research and Writing at Hofstra for the last 12 years. Part of the Paralegal Certificate Program, this class will help give students research skills and teach them how to apply them to legal writing, as… Read more »


Insurance Studies with John Frizalone

With over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, John Frizalone, a recognized insurance and workers’ compensation professional and MBA graduate from Hofstra, is nothing short of an expert in the insurance industry. He uses his experiences in working for top-tier companies like Aon Risk Services, Zurich Insurance Co., and The Risk Management Planning Group… Read more »


Acting II with Kate Beckman

When it comes to acting, it is very hard to learn the necessary skills and techniques from someone that hasn’t “been there and done that.” Kate Beckman, instructor for Acting II, has been there and done that: from singing in radio productions of popular plays to owning a production company and teaching acting classes, her… Read more »


Adobe Photoshop for Design with Lockheed Lee

Lockheed Lee is your guide to Photoshop! Lee teaches Adobe Photoshop for Design at Hofstra University. With a Communication Design Degree and over 15 years of experience in the graphic design industry as an Art Director, Graphic Designer and Web Designer, Lee offers tremendous knowledge to his students. Outside the classroom, he is an Advanced… Read more »


Criminal Law with Virginia Clavin Higgins

When it comes to criminal law, Virginia Clavin Higgins is a true expert. With a resume that includes Principal Law Clerk to Supervising Judge of the Nassau County Court, Former Assistant District Attorney, and Village Justice for the Village of Valley Stream, students can feel confident in the depth of knowledge Virginia Clavin Higgins has… Read more »