About the Author

Iris Kruler Rothman

Iris Kruler Rothman, who was born and reared in Brooklyn, New York, attained her bachelor’s degree at Brooklyn College, from which she graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, graduating second in her class, Summa Cum Laude. She spent the first 20 years of her legal career working for the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel, and the last ten years as an Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration. She is now retired, lives in Far Rockaway, New York with her husband, Sholom Dov, has three married children, and three grandchildren.

My Student, My Teacher

Sometimes it’s the blind who lead the sighted.

A Contest of Wills

Sure it's legal, but is it right?

My Mother's Question

Why did I survive when so many others were killed?

Promotion in Motion

A look back at my most devastating day at work.

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