About Us

Isabelle Strauss, President
Isabelle Strauss has been in the private practice of law since July 1977. She is admitted to both the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations. Ms. Strauss' legal practice focuses on animal law exclusively and has included the many cases of import.

Executive Director
Jersey Shore Animal Center, October 1999 to July 2000

Adjunct Legal Writing Instructor
Rutgers School of Law, Newark, Summers 1986 and 1987

  • Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 1973-1976
  • Douglas College, Rutgers University, 1970-1973
    - Economics Major, Election to Economics Honor Society
    - Phi Beta Kappa, Election to membership
Special Training
  • Certified Animal Control Officer, N.J. Number 01486
  • ASPCA Humane Educator Training Program, 1998
  • Lawyers In Defense of Animals, Inc., Co-Founder
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Animal Law Committee

Learn more about the other LIDA Trustees:
Catherine Tamasik | Linda Niedweske | Marie Ansari