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Experience

I am actively involved in Family Law, and especially, in Mediation and Collaborative Practice. Here’s some of my ongoing experience in these fields. The year in which I started each is noted in parentheses.

  • Accredited Divorce Mediator, New York State Council of Divorce Mediation (2013)
  • Accepted onto the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court's Mediation Panel (2013)
  • Accepted onto the Divorce Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association (2013)
  • Accepted onto the Arbitration Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association (2013)
  • Member of the Nassau County Supreme Court Commercial Mediation Panel (2013)
  • Member of the Nassau County Supreme Court Divorce Mediation Panel (2008)
  • Mediator for the Community Mediation Center in Queens (2007)
  • Opened my own office handling private divorce mediations and dollaborative divorces (2007)
  • Mediator on the Supreme Court Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluator Panel (2006)
  • Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulation Association (FINRA) Arbitrations (2007)
  • Matrimonial mediations within law firm(2007)
  • Arbitrator for Nassau County District Court for contract disputes and no-fault cases (2006)
  • Mediator and Early Neutral Evaluator on personal injury cases for the Nassau County Supreme Court (2006)
  • Matrimonial litigation (2004)
  • Other litigation experience: personal injury litigation (1998 - 2008)

Presentations and Interviews

  • Instructor: Nassau County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education: “Alternatives to Litigation” (2010)
  • Two appearances on FIT TV (Cablevision Channel 21), Two half-hour programs: “The benefits of Mediation,” (2009) and “What is Collaborative Practice?” (2012)
  • Interviewed on 90.3 FM radio series, Law You Should Know: Half-hour program: “Alternatives to Divorce Litigation” (2010)
  • Presenter: Hadassah Organization: “Different methods of divorcing” (2011)
  • Presenter at Rotary Club (Oct 2012) "Divorcing smoothly"
  • Presenter at Rotary Club (September 2012) "There is a way to divorce peacefully"