Biography, Carolyn Hendler, JD
Carolyn Hendler, JD is Director of Legal Affairs & Public Outreach. She researches, analyzes and writes about vaccine policy and law and provides legal counsel to NVIC. She coordinates the development of community outreach and volunteer programs, special event planning and donor retention. She is a writer for NVIC's weekly journal newspaper, The Vaccine Reaction.
Carolyn is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Law class of 2000 and the University of Vermont. Carolyn’s legal background includes civil litigation, business law and real estate transactions. Her court experience includes both trial and appellate court. She ran a family law practice in New Jersey for 10 years.
Carolyn has volunteered for numerous political campaigns and the Arlington Commission on the Status of Women. Carolyn’s ongoing recovery from multiple vaccine reactions, including reactions to a series of HPV vaccinations, led her to research and analyze the risks and prevalence of vaccine adverse events and the development of chronic health conditions.