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  • Donelli Presents CLE Program to New Matrimonial Judges

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 07, 2015

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, will present a legal education program for new matrimonial judges throughout New York State entitled, “Applications for Temorary and Final Relief in Matrimonial Actions: Maintenance, Equitable Distribution, Child Support and Counsel Fees”. The program shall take place on January 7, 2015 at the New York State Judicial Institute in White Plains.

  • Donelli Lectures on Disciplinary Issues for NYSBA

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDecember 05, 2014

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of the Grievance Committee of the Ninth Judicial District, and a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured on “Anatomy of a Disciplinary Hearing” at the Elmwood Country Club in Greenburgh, New York for the Committee on Attorney Professionalism of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Gebhardt Lectures on Appellate Practice in Manhattan

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 06, 2014

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured in Manhattan on November 6, 2014 on "Fundamental Appellate Practice" for the New York County Lawyers Association.

  • Boggio, Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt, Miller & Streng Selected as Super Lawyers

    Frank W. Streng, White Plains Estate Litigation LawyerGail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerHowell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2014

    Seven of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Howell Bramson has again been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has again been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Frank W. Streng has been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation and Estate Planning & Probate. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Gebhardt Elected President of White Plains Bar Association

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 08, 2014

    Dolores Gebhardt was sworn in as President of the White Plains Bar Association (WPBA) on June 18, 2014. A member of the WPBA Board of Directors since 2003, Dolores previously served as Treasurer and Secretary. Dolores joins current and former McCarthy Fingar attorneys Joel M. Aurnou, Kathleen Donelli, Joseph P. Harrington, Martin Drazen and John G. McQuaid, all of whom served as WPBA President.

  • Miller Authors Article on Prenuptial Agreements for New York Law Journal

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerJune 04, 2014

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller, who has a national reputation on family law issues and leads our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group and Appellate Practice group, authored an article for the New York Law Journal on Prenuptial Agreements entitled, "Come Live With Me and Be my Love...But Sign This Prenup!"

  • Aurnou is Presiding Judge at International Criminal Moot Court Competition

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerMarch 08, 2014

    Joel Martin Aurnou, a member of our Appellate Practice group, served as a Presiding Judge at the the International Criminal Moot Court Competition at Pace Law School on March 8, 2014.

  • Aurnou Acts as Presiding Judge at National Trial Moot Court Competition

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerFebruary 08, 2014

    Joel Martin Aurnou, a member of our Appellate Practice group, served as a Presiding Judge at the National Trial Moot Court Competition at Pace Law School on February 8, 2014.

  • Donelli Receives Prestigious Ruth G. Schapiro Memorial Award

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 31, 2014

    We are pleased to announce that Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, has received the Ruth G. Schapiro Memorial Award. The award is given annually by the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Committee on Women in the Law (Committee). The Ruth G. Schapiro Memorial Award is named to honor a nationally regarded tax lawyer who was the first female partner at Proskauer. Active in NYSBA, Schapiro was the first chair of the Committee, the chair of NYSBA's Tax Section and one of the first women to serve on NYSBA's Executive Committee. Under Schapiro's guidance, the Committee’s first report in 1987 spawned increasingly meaningful actions that contributed to the progress of women in the law who were dealing with women’s issues. Under Schapiro’s leadership, the Committee established educational programs and publications for the public and the profession. This award honors a female or male member of NYSBA who has made a noteworthy contribution to addressing the concerns of women in the profession and in public life. Click on video below to see Kathleen's acceptance of the award.

     

  • Rosmarin & Donelli do CLE on the Psychology of Money and the Practice of Law

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerAbby P. Rosmarin, New York MediatorJanuary 08, 2014

    Abby P. Rosmarin, a Mediator in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, and Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, jointly lectured for the Westchester Women's Bar Association on a program entitled, "Money Matters: How the Psychology of Money Impacts our Practice of Law."

  • Gebhardt Moderates NYSBA Program on Appellate Practice & Lectures on Motion Practice in Appeals

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 14, 2013

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was the moderator of the bi-annual program on New York Appellate Practice on November 14, 2013 in White Plains, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction. Dolores also lectured at this program on Motion Practice in the Appellate Division.

  • Gebhardt Lectures for NYSBA on Matrimonial Agreements & Child Support Standards Act

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerOctober 17, 2013

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured in Mount Kisco on October 17, 2013 for the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association on "Marital Agreements & the Introduction to the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA)." See her Seminar Outline.

  • Boggio, Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Gail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerHowell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2013

    Six of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Howell Bramson has again been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has again been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Donelli Co-Chairs YWCA's Annual Luncheon

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMay 10, 2013

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, co-chaired the Fifth Annual Luncheon (May 10, 2013) of the YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester, entitled, "In the Company of Women".

  • Miller & Rosmarin Lecture on Family Law Mediation

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerAbby P. Rosmarin, New York MediatorApril 15, 2013

    Judge Miller and Abby Rosmarin, lawyers in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, lectured at Pace Law School on April 15, 2013 in White Plains, New York at a CLE program entitled "Essential Family Law/Matrimonial Law: Fundamentals."

  • Donelli Lectures on Discovery & Motion Practice in Divorce Cases

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 08, 2013

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured on April 8, 2013 in White Plains, New York at Pace University School of Law on "Motion Practice in Matrimonial Actions".

  • Donelli, Miller & Rosmarin Participate in Collaborative Law Workshop

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerAbby P. Rosmarin, New York MediatorApril 06, 2013

    On April 6, 2013, Kathleen Donelli (who heads up our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups) and Deborah Wayne, Adjunct Professors at Pace Law School, presented a 6 hour Intensive Collaborative Law workshop for their students. The students found the workshop to be an exceptional learning experience. One of the students, Jonah Freedman, wrote: "I have participated in numerous simulations throughout my law school career and last Saturday’s collaborative law simulation was by far superior. What made this experience so rewarding was having the opportunity to role play and gain insights alongside all the Collaborative Law essential ‘players’ such as attorneys (including a Judge), mental health professionals and CPAs.” Judge Sondra Miller and Abby Rosmarin, lawyers in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, also participated in the workshop.

  • Donelli Lectures on Professional Ethics

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 16, 2013

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was part of a panel discussion on March 16, 2013 entitled "Ethics and Professionalism" in White Plains, New York at Pace University School of Law.

  • Donelli Speaks to Judges & Court Personnel on No Fault Divorce & Maintenance Issues

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 13, 2013

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was part of a live broadcast on March 13, 2013 to satellite viewing sites for judges and court attorneys throughout New York State on "No Fault Divorce and Maintenance Issues." with the Hon. Richard Dollinger, ASCJ. This lunch and learn program will be kept on the NYS Court Intranet website that hosts the New York State Judicial Institute’s continuing legal education programs for judges and court attorneys throughout New York State.

     

     

  • Rosmarin Speaks on "Do's & Don't for Mediators & Collaborative Lawyers; Donelli Moderates Program

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerAbby P. Rosmarin, New York MediatorFebruary 26, 2013

    Abby P. Rosmarin, a Mediator in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, was part of a panel discussion on February 26, 2013 on "The Do's and Don't of Client Intake for Matrimonial & Civil Mediators & Collaborative Attorneys" at the White Plains Library in a program sponsored by the Collaborative Practice & Mediation Committees of the Westchester Women's Bar AssociationKathleen Donelli, who is a member of our Collaborative Law & Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was the moderator of the program.

  • Gebhardt is Volunteer Lawyer/Judge at Hofstra Law School

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 16, 2013

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was a volunteer lawyer/judge at Hofstra Law School on February 16, 2013 for a course entitled, “Modern Divorce Advocacy: Direct and Cross-Examination of Court-Appointed Mental Health Experts.”

  • Aurnou Lectures on Avoiding Pitfalls on Appeals

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerNovember 27, 2012

    Joel Martin Aurnou, a member of our Appellate Practice group, lectured on November 27, 2012 on "How to Avoid the Pitfalls & Achieve Perfection in Your Appellate Practice" for the Appellate Practice section of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Donelli Will Speak at Webinar for NYS Judicial Institute

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 08, 2012

    On November 8, 2012 Kathleen Donelli was scheduled to present a live broadcast (from 1 to 2 p.m.) to satellite viewing sites for judges and court attorneys throughout New York State on "Maintenance and No Fault Issues In Matrimonial Actions" with the Hon. Richard Dollinger, ASCJ. This lunch and learn program will be kept on the NYS Court Intranet website that hosts the New York State Judicial Institute’s continuing legal education programs for judges and court attorneys throughout New York State. However, Storm Sandy resulted in the temporary loss of technological resources for the courts, and the need to reschedule the program. Stay tuned to our web site for the new date for the program.

     

     

  • Gebhardt Lectures for NYSBA on Marital Agreements & Child Support Standards Act

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerOctober 15, 2012

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured on October 15, 2012 for the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association on "Marital Agreements and the Child Support Standards Act."

  • Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2012

    Five of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Howell Bramson has been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Joe Brophy has also been selected as one of Westchester's top 25 lawyers. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Gebhardt Lectures on Basic Matrimonial Law at Summer Justice Academy for Young Women

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJuly 17, 2012

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured on July 17, 2012 on "Basic Matrimonial Law" at the 2012 Summer Justice Academy for Young Women. The Summer Justice Academy is a unique, one-week, intensive immersion program introducing 40 minority and disadvantaged female high school students to different legal disciplines. Its mission is to inspire and empower these young women to pursue education leading to careers in law. The program was sponsored by the New York Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges and Pace Law School. Click at Summer Academy to see Dolores' seminar outline.

  • Gebhardt Lectures on ABC’s of Matrimonial Law

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 21, 2012

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of the firm's Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured at Pace University School of Law in White Plains on June 21, 2012, on the "ABC’s of Matrimonial Law", in a program co-sponsored by Pace, Westchester Women's Bar Association, Pace Women’s Justice Center and the Ninth Judicial District Committee to Promote Gender Fairness in the Courts. This program provided an overview of how to draft a matrimonial action, including such topics as what ground to use, the need for determining child custody, visitation and support, the ability to request maintenance (temporary and permanent) and legal fees from the adversary spouse, and the way to calculate equitable distribution. Click at ABC's to see Dolores' seminar outline.

  • Gebhardt Elected Treasurer of White Plains Bar Association

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 20, 2012

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was elected Treasurer of the White Plains Bar Association.

  • Judge Miller Interviewed by Wall Street Journal on Impact of New Divorce Law

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerMarch 12, 2012

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller, who leads our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group and Appellate Practice groups, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on the impact of the new divorce law. Judge Miller, who has been a long-time proponent of reforms in divorce law, discussed how the new divorce law, passed in 2010, has had unintended consequences on temporary alimony for some affluent New Yorkers. See video below for that interview. Footage provided by Wall Street Journal.

  • Gebhardt Lectures in Manhattan on Collaborative Law

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 15, 2012

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of the firm's Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured in Manhattan on February 15, 2012 at the New York County Lawyers' Association’s 2012 Matrimonial and Family Law Institute entitled, "Alternative Dispute Resolution and Its Impact on Matrimonial Practice.” Click at Outline to see Dolores' seminar outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Ethical Issues for Lawyers

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 05, 2012

    Kathleen Donelli, who is a Collaborative lawyer and heads up our Matrimonial & Family Law group, was part of a panel discussion on February 5, 2012 entitled "Ethics and Professionalism Update 2012" in White Plains, New York at Pace University School of Law. The panel reviewed the Rules of Professional Conduct. After an overview and update, the panel used a hypothetical to examine issues including advertising, solicitation, client relations, conflicts of interest, dealing with represented and unrepresented parties, specialization, competence, prosecutorial abuse and civility.

  • Donelli Moderates Program on Impact of Economy on Matrimonial Cases

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 10, 2012

    Kathleen Donelli, who chairs our Matrimonial & Family Law group, was the moderator of a program on January 10, 2012 sponsored by the Matrimonial Committee of the Westchester Women's Bar Association, entitled, "Impact of the Current Economy on Matrimonial Cases: House Sales, Foreclosures and Bankruptcies."

  • Donelli Lectures for NYSBA on "Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Day-to-Day Practice"

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 30, 2011

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on "Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Day-to-Day Practice" at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on November 30, 2011 for the Committee on Attorney Professionalism of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Gebhardt is Moderator of New York State Bar Association CLE program & Lectures on Matrimonial Appeals

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 18, 2011

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was the moderator of the bi-annual Continuing Legal Education program on Appellate Practice sponsored by the New York State Bar Association's New York State Bar Association's Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction. Dolores also lectured at this program on "Special Considerations in Matrimonial Appeals". Click at Outline to see Dolores' written presentation for this program.

  • Judge Miller & Donelli Speak to Law Revision Commission

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 25, 2011

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller and Kathleen Donelli, members of our Matrimonial & Family Law and Collaborative Law groups, were invited and met with the New York State Law Revision Commission (“LRC”) at a Roundtable Meeting on Maintenance Awards in Divorce Proceedings on October 25, 2011 at Albany Law School in Albany, New York. Both Judge Miller and Kathleen had the opportunity to discuss the legislation that the New York State Legislature has directed the LRC to propose by December 31, 2011 on maintenance awards.

  • Brophy & Donelli Selected as Super Lawyers

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerOctober 04, 2011

    Two of our partners have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Joe Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, and, this year, in the field of General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Joe has also been selected as one of Westchester's top 25 lawyers. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Gebhardt Lectures on Basic Matrimonial Law at the Summer Justice Academy for Young Women

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJuly 12, 2011

    Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of the firm's Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, lectured on July 12, 2011 on "Basic Matrimonial Law" at the 2011 Summer Justice Academy for Young Women. The Summer Justice Academy is a unique, one-week, intensive immersion program introducing 40 minority and disadvantaged female high school students to different legal disciplines. Its mission is to inspire and empower these young women to pursue education leading to careers in law. The program was sponsored by the New York Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges and Pace Law School.

  • Gebhardt Elected Secretary of White Plains Bar Association

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 15, 2011

    Dolores Gebhardt was elected secretary of the White Plains Bar Association on June 15, 2011.

  • Boggio, Donelli & Gebhardt Elected Directors of Women's Bar Association of State of New York

    Gail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 15, 2011

    Gail M. Boggio, Kathleen Donelli and Dolores Gebhardt were elected and then sworn in as directors of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.

  • Gebhardt and Donelli Lecture on New Matrimonial Laws

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerMay 21, 2011

    Dolores Gebhardt and Kathleen Donelli lectured on May 21, 2011 in Manchester, Vermont for the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York on the "New Matrimonial Laws: No Fault Divorce, Temporary and Post Divorce Maintenance Guidelines, Counsel & Expert Fees, Modification of Child Support And Orders of Protection." See Seminar Outline.

  • Judge Miller Receives the "Above the Bar" Award & Selected as "Pace Setter"

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerApril 28, 2011

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller was selected as the "Pace Setter" and received the "Above the Bar" award on April 28, 2011 in White Plains, New York.

  • Gebhardt Speaks on Collaborative Law

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 24, 2011

    As an Adjunt Professor at Hofstra University School of LawDolores Gebhardt teaches a course on Collaborative Matrimonial Law. On March 24, 2011, Dolores talked to Professor Yishai Boyarin's class at Hofstra, "Alternatives to Litigation", about her work and experiences in Collaborative Law.

  • Donelli Speaks to NYS Supreme Court Justices on New Matrimonial Legislation

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 23, 2011

    Kathleen Donelli spoke on March 23, 2011 in White Plains, New York to New York State Supreme Court Justices on the "New Matrimonial Legislation" at the New York State Judicial Institute at Pace. Click at Outline to see seminar materials.

  • Donelli Lectures on Ethics Issues for Lawyers

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 05, 2011

    Kathleen Donelli was part of a panel discussion on "Ethics and Professionalism Update 2011" in White Plains, New York on February 5, 2011 at Pace University School of Law. The panel reviewed the Rules of Professional Conduct. After an overview and update, the panel used a hypothetical to examine issues including advertising, solicitation, client relations, conflicts of interest, dealing with represented and unrepresented parties, specialization, competence, prosecutorial abuse and civility.

  • Judge Miller Interviewed by New York Law Journal on Court Ruling on New No-Fault Divorce Legislation

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerFebruary 04, 2011

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller, who has been a long-time proponent of "no fault" divorce and helped bring upon its passage in law last year, was interviewed by the New York Law Journal (2/4/2011) to comment on a recent ruling on the new law by Essex County Justice Robert J. Muller. Justice Muller is  the second judge to rule that a trial is required if a party disputes whether, under the new law, a marriage has "broken down irretrievably." The article went on to say:

     

    "Sondra Miller, the former Second Department justice who headed a commission appointed by former Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye to examine the state's matrimonial laws, disagreed with Justice Muller's conclusion stating that the 'irretrievably broken' language must be read in the context within which it was written. . . . 'It is quite clear,' Ms. Miller said, that the 'purpose' of the language referring to an oath provided by 'one party' was to 'avoid litigation.'  'It was not the intent of the Legislature and the bill's sponsors to avoid litigation on fault grounds only to substitute litigation upon the ground of irretrievable breakdown,' added Ms. Miller who is now chief counsel at McCarthy Fingar in White Plains. 'The statute was designed to avoid the expense and delay of full trials.'"

  • Aurnou Elected Co-Chair of Appellate Practice Section of Westchester County Bar Association

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerFebruary 01, 2011

    Joel Martin Aurnou has been elected Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice section of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Judge Miller Speaks at Induction Ceremony of Justice Linda J. Christopher

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerJanuary 19, 2011

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller spoke at the Rockland County Courthouse in New City at the induction ceremony of newly elected Justice Linda J. Christopher.

  • Gebhardt Speaks at Induction Ceremony of New Judges

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 10, 2011

    Dolores Gebhardt, as President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association, was a speaker on January 10, 2011 at the Richard J. Daronco County Courthouse in White Plains, New York at the induction ceremony of newly elected judges.

  • Brophy & Donelli Selected as Super Lawyers

    Joseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerOctober 27, 2010

    This year for the first time, two of our partners have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Kathleen Donelli has been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Joe Brophy has been selected for the fourth straight year in the field of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers has a rigorous selection process; only five percent of all lawyers in each state are eligible for consideration, and far fewer are selected.

  • Gebhardt Elected President of Westchester Women's Bar Association

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 01, 2010

    Dolores Gebhardt was elected President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association (June, 2010). In her remarks at WWBA's annual banquet, in which WWBA celebrated its 35th Anniversary, Dolores spoke of the proud traditions of WWBA in assisting women in many different ways. She also spoke of the need to encourage more men to join WWBA. Dolores had this to say: “We began 35 years ago as a bar association of women who were concerned about issues concerning women and children.   Now, I am proud to say, we are no longer an association of women.  We are proud of the 67 men who have joined our ranks . . . . One of my goals as President will be to encourage and further develop the active participation of men in our bar association.  I invite every male attorney in Westchester – if you have a wife, a mother, a sister or a daughter – if you love women, join us and help make a difference in their lives!” See WWBA’s site for a full description of Dolores’ comments and for more information about WWBA. During Dolores' term as President, this site will report on her important work for WWBA and women in Westchester County.

  • Mackay Featured in Pace Law School's Newsletter

    Kristen Mackay Pennessi, White Plains Divorce Lawyer & MediatorApril 01, 2010

    Kristen L. Mackay (n/k/a Pennessi), a member of our Business Litigation and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was featured in a "Practitioner Profile" in the April, 2010 newsletter of Pace University School of Law. The article also spoke of Kristen's involvement with Judge Miller on the Post-Miller Commission for Change. "Since June 2007, Kristen has also served as a representative on the Post-Miller Commission for Change. As a representative, Kristen attends monthly meetings and participates in forums to develop best practices and effect reform in the matrimonial and family law systems in an effort to reduce trauma, delay and cost to parties, children and families." Click at Report to see the recommendations of the Matrimonial Commission chaired by Judge Miller.

  • Gebhardt Elected Treasurer of WWBA

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 01, 2009

    Dolores Gebhardt was elected Treasurer of the Westchester Women's Bar Association.

  • Donelli Appointed to Grievance Committee for Ninth Judicial District

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 09, 2009

    Kathleen Donelli has been appointed by the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, the Hon. A. Gail Prudente, to serve on the Grievance Committee for the Ninth Judicial District.

  • Donelli Lectures on Attorney Ethics for NYSBA

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDecember 05, 2008

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on Ethics & Professionalism at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on December 5, 2008 for the Committee on Attorney Professionalism of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Mackay Joins Firm & Matrimonial & Family Law & Business Litigation Groups

    Kristen Mackay Pennessi, White Plains Divorce Lawyer & MediatorSeptember 01, 2008

    Kristen L. Mackay (n/k/a Pennessi) has joined the firm as an associate and is a member of our Business Litigation and Matrimonial & Family Law groups.

  • Judge Miller Interviewed by New York Law Journal on "No Fault" Divorce

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerJune 17, 2008

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller was interviewed by the New York Law Journal as a spokesperson for various state and local bar groups who lobbied Albany legislators for an amendment of divorce law to permit "no fault" divorce. Judge Miller, who is also the Director of the Office of Family Services for the Office of Court Administration, organized the event in Albany, to remind legislators of the need to change the divorce laws and to highlight the near-unanimous support that the no-fault option has among bar groups. In her interview, Judge Miller also spoke of the difficulties the no-fault option faced in the current legislative session, since no-fault divorce is just one of a myriad of items vying for attention. In the interview, Judge Miller said: "They are not focused on this issue. And we, as a group, are at a disadvantage because we are not lobbyists."

  • Gebhardt Featured in Westchester Business Journal

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 01, 2008

    Dolores Gebhardt was featured in the Westchester Business Journal’s March 2008 supplement, “Working Women of Westchester.” In her interview, Dolores had this to say about her background and experiences: "My grandfather was a union shop steward and I naturally gravitated toward labor law. I graduated from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Hofstra Law School and immediately went to work as a field attorney at the National Labor Relations Board. I switched to matrimonial law after I went through my own divorce. It was a painful, difficult experience and I believed that I could prevent what happened to me from happening to clients of mine."

  • Donelli Lectures for UJA on Protecting Assets Before a Divorce

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 03, 2008

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on January 3, 2008 in New York, New York on "Protecting Assets Before a Divorce” for the Planned Giving and Endowments Department of UJA Federation of NY. For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Judge Miller is Keynote Speaker for The Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerNovember 08, 2007

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller was a keynote speaker on November 8, 2007 for The Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York (FDMCGNY) at its 25th anniversary gala celbration in New York, New York. FDMCGNY is a not-for-profit group dedicated to the constructive resolution of traditional and non-traditional family disputes.

  • Gebhardt and Judge Miller Author Article on Divorce Law and Abandonment

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerNovember 01, 2007

    Dolores Gebhardt and Hon. Sonda M. Miller authored an article in the Pace Law Review, Justice Abandoned: Forty Years of Stalemate in Actions for Divorce on the Ground of Abandonment, 27 Pace Law Review 605 (2007). Click on Article to see this publication.

  • Aurnou and Brophy Lecture for WWBA on Expert Witnesses in Matrimonial Cases

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerJoseph J. Brophy, White Plains Medical & Legal Malpractice LawyerOctober 23, 2007

    Joel Martin Aurnou and Joseph J. Brophy lectured on October 23, 2007 for the Westchester Women's Bar Association in White Plains, New York on "Expert Witnesses in Matrimonial Cases: Direct and Cross-Examination." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Gebhardt & Judge Miller Lecture in Manhattan on No-Fault Divorce

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 11, 2007

    Dolores Gebhardt and Hon. Sondra M. Miller spoke at a forum in New York City at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York on October 11, 2007, entitled "The Need for No-Fault Divorce."

  • Donelli Appointed to Serve on White Plains Judicial Review Committee

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 01, 2007

    Kathleen Donelli has been appointed by Mayor Delfino to serve as a member of the City of White Plains Judicial Review Committee.

  • Donelli Lectures for NYSBA on How to Handle a Custody Case

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 17, 2007

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on "How to Handle a Custody Case" on April 17, 2007 at the Holiday Inn in Mount Kisco, New York for the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Judge Miller Joins Board of Legal Services of Hudson Valley

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerApril 02, 2007

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller has joined the Board of Directors of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

  • Donelli Interviewed on the Role of Law Guardians in Matrimonial Cases

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 01, 2007

    In the aftermath of the recent bribery conviction of former state Supreme Court Justice Gerald P. Garson, there has been substantial media coverage of the manner in which matrimonial and family law cases are litigated in the court system, including the role of law guardians, who act as attorneys for the children. Kathleen Donelli was interviewed by The Institute for Judicial Studies for Judicial Reports (http://www.judicialreports.com) on this issue. “I’ve found them to be very instrumental for settling cases in matrimonial court,” said Kathleen. She also said that, “[s]ince the Miller Commission there has been an emphasis on the law guardian’s duty to interview the child and communicate the child’s situation to the court." Click at Report (PDF) to see the recommendations of the Matrimonial Commission, which was led by Judge Miller, who serves as the firm's Chief Counsel.

  • Miller Interviewed on Recommendations of Matrimonial Commission

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerApril 01, 2007

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller  In the aftermath of the recent bribery conviction of former state Supreme Court Justice Gerald P. Garson, there has been substantial media coverage of the manner in which matrimonial and family law cases are litigated in the court system. Judge Miller, who headed the Matrimonial Commission formed by Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, was interviewed by The Institute for Judicial Studies for both her observations on the case and efforts to implement the recommendations of the Matrimonial Commission. For excerpts of that interview, click at Interview. Click at Report to see the recommendations of the Matrimonial Commission.

  • Donelli Lectures on Attorney Ethics at Pace

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 03, 2007

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 3, 2007 in White Plains, New York at Pace University School of Law on "Ethics and Professionalism".

  • Donelli Joins Board of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

    February 02, 2007

    Kathleen Donelli has joined the Board of Directors of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

  • Donelli Elected Chair of the Board of Visitors of Pace University School of Law

    February 01, 2007

    Kathleen Donelli was elected Vice Chair of the Board of Visitors of Pace University School of Law.

  • Donelli Lectures for NYSBA on Ethical Issues for Lawyers

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 17, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on Ethics & Professionalism at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on November 17, 2006 for the Committee on Attorney Professionalism of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Crames Joins McCarthy Fingar as Counsel

    November 15, 2006

    Charles F. Crames has joined the firm as counsel and is a member of our Trusts and Estates, Taxation, and Matrimonial and Family Law groups.

  • Judge Miller Lectures on Ethical Considerations and Attorney Fees

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 24, 2006

    Hon. Sondra M. Miller lectured on Ethical Considerations and Attorney Fees as part of an all-day program in Tarrytown, New York on October 24, 2006 entitled "Probate and Administration of Estates" for the Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Donelli Lectures on Collaborative Law

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerOctober 21, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on October 21, 2006 on "Collaborative Law" at the Annual Law Guardian Training Program in White Plains, New York at Pace University School of Law. For lecture materials and/or Power Point presentation, click on Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Equitable Distribution on Matrimonial Actions

    October 03, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on October 3, 2006 on "Equitable Distribution in Matrimonial Actions" at the law firm of Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP in Armonk, New York at a program sponsored by the Northern Westchester Shelter and Westchester Women's Bar Association. For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on the Art of Negotiation

    September 27, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on September 27, 2006 on "Women & the Art of Negotiation: Practice Points for Success" at Pace University School of Law in White Plains, New York, sponsored by Westchester Women's Bar Association and Pace.

  • Bramson and Donelli Lecture on Tax Issues Related to Divorce

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMay 09, 2006

    Howell Bramson and Kathleen Donelli lectured on "Tax Issues Related to Divorce" on May 9, 2006 at The Bank of New York in White Plains. For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures for NYSBA on Ethical Issues in Matrimonial Cases

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 28, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on Ethical Issues in Matrimonial Cases at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on April 28, 2006 for the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Donelli Lectures at St. John's University on Collaborative Law

    March 06, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on March 6, 2006 at St. John’s University School of Law on "Introduction and Overview to Collaborative Law".

  • Donelli Lectures at Pace on Dealing with New Matrimonial Clients

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 08, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 8, 2006 at Pace University School of Law on "Initial Contact with Matrimonial Clients". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Ethical Issues for Lawyers

    February 04, 2006

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 4, 2006 at Pace University School of Law on "Ethics and Professionalism". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Judge Sondra Miller Joins Firm and Leads the Firm's Appellate and Mediation and Arbitration Practice Groups

    Judge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerJanuary 01, 2006

    We are pleased to announce that Judge Sondra M. Miller, retired from the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, as of January 1, 2006, has joined our Firm as Chief Counsel. Judge Miller is a member of the Firm's Business Litigation and Matrimonial & Family Law groups and will lead the Firm's appellate practice.

  • Gebhardt Named New Partner and Continues as Member of Matrimonial & Family Law and Collaborative Law Groups

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 01, 2006

    We are pleased to announce that Dolores Gebhardt has been named a partner of the Firm. Dolores will continue to practice in the areas of Business Litigation and Matrimonial and Family Law.

  • McCarthy Becomes Partner of the Firm

    January 01, 2006

    We are pleased to announce that Deborah Yurchuk McCarthy has been named a partner of the Firm. Deborah will continue to practice in the areas of Business Litigation, Surrogate’s Court Litigation, Bankruptcy and Matrimonial and Family Law.

  • Donelli Lectures for NYSBA on Professional Ethics for Lawyers

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDecember 09, 2005

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on Professional Ethics at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York on December 9, 2005 for the Committee on Attorney Professionalism of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Donelli Received Alumni Leadership Award from Pace Law School

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 03, 2005

    Kathleen Donelli was an honoree at Pace University School of Law's Alumni Leadership Awards Dinner on November 3, 2005. Click at photograph for a photo from the event.

  • Santoro Joins Firm as Associate

    Michele L. Santoro, White Plains Commercial Finance & Real Estate LawyerAugust 01, 2005

    Michelle L. Santoro has joined the firm as an associate and is a member of our Business Litigation and Matrimonial and Family Law groups.

  • Donelli Eelected to Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMay 14, 2005

    Kathleen Donelli was elected to the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.

  • The Firm is a Co-Sponsor of "Take Our Children to Work Day"

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 28, 2005

    The Firm co-sponsored the Fourth Annual "Take our Children to Work Day" on April 28, 2005, a program hosted in White Plains, New York by the United States District Court, Southern District of New York. One of our partners, Kathleen Donelli, President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association, spoke to approximately 60 children attending the program about the importance of our jury system.

  • Donelli Lectures on Professional Ethics

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 05, 2005

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 5, 2005 at Pace University School of Law on "Ethics and Professionalism". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Honored by YWCA As One of Westchester County's Outstanding Women

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 13, 2004

    As part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of the YWCA of White Plains and Central WestchesterKathleen Donelli was selected and honored as one of Westchester County's outstanding women. The YWCA gives this honor to women who, by their achievements, commitment and leadership, have inspired others while making the community a better place to live and whose actions exemplify the YWCA's mission: to empower women and eliminate racism. To celebrate the YWCA's 75th Anniversary and the award recipients' leadership, a gala was held on November 13, 2004 at the Surf Club in New Rochelle. Gloria Steinem was the guest speaker. The Westchester District Attorney, Jeanine Pirro, was the honorary Chairperson. As a special honorary, Kathleen was inducted into the YWCA Academy.

  • Donelli Lectures on Divorce Law in New York State

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJuly 27, 2004

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on July 27, 2004 in White Plains, New York for Pace University School of Law's Women’s Justice Center on “Divorce Law in New York State". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Co-Chairs Girl Scouts of Westchester/Putnam's 25th Anniversary Luncheon

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 10, 2004

    Kathleen Donelli co-chaired a luncheon of the Girl Scouts of Westchester*Putnam on March 10, 2004, held at Abigail Kirsch-Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, New York, celebrating that organization's 25th anniversary.

  • Donelli Lectures on Equitable Distribution

    March 09, 2004

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on March 9, 2004 and March 18, 2004 in Elmsford, New York on “Equitable Distribution" as part of a program offered by the Westchester Women's Bar Association, in partnership with the Northern Westchester Shelter and Victims Assistance Services. For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline1 and Seminar Outline2.

  • Donelli Lectures on Ethics and Professionalism

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 07, 2004

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 7, 2004 at Pace University School of Law on "Ethics and Professionalism". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Speaks at Induction Ceremony for New Judges

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJanuary 22, 2004

    Kathleen Donelli, as President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association, was a speaker on January 22, 2004 at the Richard J. Daronco County Courthouse in White Plains, New York at the induction ceremony of newly elected judges.

  • Donelli Lectures on Pendente Lite Motions: Temporary Support and Relief in a Divorce Case

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 12, 2003

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on June 12, 2003 in White Plains, New York for Pace University School of Law's Women’s Justice Center on “Pendente Lite Motions: Temporary Support and Relief Pending a Divorce Judgment." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Elected President of Westchester Women's Bar Association

    June 04, 2003

    Kathleen Donelli was elected President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association.

  • Donelli Elected to the Board of Directors of The Westchester County Association, Inc.

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 04, 2003

    Kathleen Donelli was elected to the Board of Directors of The Westchester County Association, Inc.

  • Gebhardt Authors Article for Westchester County Bar Association

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 01, 2003

    Dolores Gebhardt authored an article (“Awards of Attorney’s Fees: Call a Spade a Spade, and You May Get Paid”) for the Spring, 2003 newsletter for the Westchester County Bar Association. Click here to view this article.

  • Donelli Lectures on Lawyer Ethics and Professionalism

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 01, 2003

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on February 1, 2003 at Pace University School of Law's on "Ethics and Professionalism". For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Joel Aurnou Joins Firm as Counsel

    Joel Martin Aurnou, White Plains Trial & Appeals LawyerJanuary 01, 2003

    Joel Martin Aurnou has joined the firm as Counsel.

  • Donelli Lectures on Letters of Engagement

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 19, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on November 19, 2002 in White Plains, New York for the White Plains Bar Association on “Letters of Engagement.” For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Letters of Engagement & Fee Dispute Arbitration

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 13, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on November 13, 2002 in White Plains, New York for the Westchester Women's Bar Association on "Letters of Engagement and Fee Dispute Arbitration." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Children’s Records Law in New York: Access to Mental Health Records

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 05, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on June 5, 2002 in White Plains, New York for Lorman Education Services on “Children’s Records Law in New York: Access to Mental Health Records.” For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Child Support & Maintenance

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMay 28, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on May 28, 2002 in White Plains, New York for Pace University School of Law's Justice Center on “Child Support and Maintenance." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures for WWBA on Taking & Defending Depositions

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerApril 24, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on April 24, 2002 in White Plains, New York for the Westchester Women's Bar Association on "Taking and Defending Depositions." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Donelli Lectures on Ethics & Professionalism

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 02, 2002

    Kathleen Donelli lectured in White Plains, New York on February 2, 2002 as part of a panel discussion on "Ethics and Professionalism" for Pace University School of Law's Continuing Legal Education program.

  • Gebhardt Lectures on Current Trends in Equitable Distribution

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 27, 2001

    Dolores Gebhardt lectured on November 27, 2001 for the Westchester Division of the Pace Women's Justice Center on "Current Trends in Equitable Distribution" as a part of the Family Law Lecture Series.

  • Donelli Elected a Fellow of The American Bar Foundation.

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 01, 2001

    Kathleen Donelli was elected a fellow of The American Bar Foundation.

  • Donelli Appointed to Board of Visitors of Pace University School of Law

    November 01, 2001

    Kathleen Donelli is a member of the Board of Visitors of Pace University School of Law.

  • Gebhardt Joins Firm as Associate

    Dolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerNovember 01, 2001

    Dolores Gebhardt has joined the firm as an associate. She will be primarily working in the Business Litigation and Matrimonial and Family Law practice groups.

  • Donelli Lectures on Access to Children’s Medical Records

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerJune 19, 2001

    Kathleen Donelli lectured on June 19, 2001 for Lorman Education on Access to Children’s Medical Records.

  • Donelli Elected Vice-President of Westchester Women's Bar Association

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerFebruary 01, 2001

    Kathleen Donelli was elected Vice-President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association.

  • Donelli Interviewed by New York Times on Child Relocation Issues

    Kathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerMarch 28, 1996

    Kathleen Donelli, who won a landmark New York State Court of Appeals custody decision in Tropea v. Tropea, 87 N.Y.2d 727, 665 N.E.2d 145, 642 N.Y.S.2d 575 (1996) and frequently lectures on child relocation issues, was interviewed by the New York Times (3/28/1996) on child relocation cases.  In the interview, Kathleen, who represented the mother in Tropea, said that Tropea should not be read as endorsing the traditional view of custody disputes that a mother should always triumph.  She then had this to say:

     

    "'More and more fathers are gaining custody of their children,' Ms. Donelli said, pointing to a 1993 Court of Appeals decision that blocked a father with custody from moving to New Jersey with his new wife to ease their commute to their jobs. 'Now there is less of a burden for a custodial parent to gain permission to relocate,' she added."