OUR TEAM

Vivian Houghton


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    • Delaware Bar Association
    • Delaware Bankruptcy Law Section
    • Delaware Bar Association Multi-Cultural Judges and Lawyers Section
    • National Association of Consumer Law Advocates
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EDUCATION

    • 1976 University of Delaware (BA cum laude in Spanish and Criminal Justice)
    • 1979 Delaware Law School of Widener College (Juris Doctor)

BAR ADMISSIONS

    • DE and MD US District Courts
    • US Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    • Delaware Bar Association
    • Delaware Bankruptcy Law Section
    • Delaware Bar Association Multi-Cultural Judges and Lawyers Section
    • National Association of Consumer Law Advocates

AWARDS

    • 1982 Presented from Delaware Business and Professional Women’s Club: Woman of the Year.1982 Passed by New Castle County Council: Outstanding Achievement Resolution.
    • 1983 Profiled in a book entitled: A Legacy from Delaware Woman.
    • 2001 & 2010 Voted one of Delaware Top Lawyers.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

    • 1978-1980 Contributor to: Women’s Rights and Law Handbook.
      1983 Seminar Lecturer: Goldey-Beacom College The Working Woman.
    • 1983 Speaker: University of Delaware, Delaware Humanities Forum.
      Four Days:
      John F. Kennedy Remembered. Rules of Evidence as Applied to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
      1984-1986 Adjunct Instructor at the University of Delaware semesters: Women and the Law.
    • 1988 Speaker, Taft Seminar for Teachers, University of Delaware: Running for Local Office: A Campaign Manger’s Report.
    • 1989 What are the First Steps to Successful Political Involvement.
    • 1990 How Accessible is Delaware’s Political System?
    • 1991 Voter Alienation and Progressive Politics.
    • 1992 Speaker, Delaware Association for Public Administration Public Forum:
      Women and the U.S. Political Crisis.
      Speaker, Delaware Business and Professional Women’s Club:
      Thoughts on Developing a New Feminist Agenda.
      Speaker, Padua Academy: Career Day.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

    • Author, brochure entitled Bankruptcy Facts and Fiction – What you Need to Know to Protect Yourself.
    • 1995-1999 Seminar Lecturer: The Impact of Bankruptcy on the Dissolution of Marriage in Delaware.
      Seminar Lecturer: Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Issues in Delaware.
    • 1996 Article published in Delaware Advocate Magazine: One Lawyer’s Thoughts on Advertising and the Legal Profession.
    • 2008 Author of an Op-Ed in the Delaware News Journal: Proposed Mortgage Modification Law Should Reduce Foreclosures Nationally.

Get in Touch With Us

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    Vivian Houghton
    The Law Offices Of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz & Bhaya
    14 Village Square, Smyrna DE 19977 (888)-734-6800
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