Ilana Hurwitz holds a B.A. and LL.B. cum laude from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, a J.D. cum laude from Suffolk Law School and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Professor Hurwitz has an extensive background as a practitioner in the areas of family law and probate litigation. She was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard, and served as a law clerk for Judge Rya W. Zobel of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Ms. Hurwitz is a Visiting Professor at Boston University School of Law. She also supervises students in Harvard Law School's Advocates for Human Rights program and advises refugees on career development at Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights at Boston Medical Center. She will be a Visiting Professor at Boston College Law School teaching Trusts and Estates Survey in the fall.