Silvana Raso

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Schepisi & McLaughlin, PA
 | 473 Sylvan Avenue, PO Box 1313
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Phone: 201-569-9898
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Romanian

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Attorney Profile

As the managing partner at Schepisi & McLaughlin, PA, Silvana Raso is committed to representing clients in Englewood Cliffs and Bergen County, New Jersey, as well as throughout the state. She focuses her practice on handling family law cases that involve high net worth divorce, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence, custody and visitation. Ms. Raso also assists clients with matters involving bullying in New Jersey schools, municipal and zoning issues, commercial and residential real estate, property tax appraisals, business law and construction law.

In 1990, Ms. Raso received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Trinity University. She went on to earn a Juris Doctor and graduate cum laude in 1993 from Syracuse University College of Law. As a law student, she served as editor of the school's law review.

Helping families through sensitive matters such as divorce and child custody requires deep understanding of the law and compassion for those involved. For more than two decades, Ms. Raso has served as a court-qualified civil mediator and family law mediator.

Having built a reputation for her legal knowledge, Ms. Raso is frequently asked to serve as a commentator for media outlets such as CNN Money, ABC News, FOX News Network and News12 Interactive LLC. For her achievements, she was named in the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business in 2014.

Active in the legal community, Ms. Raso holds memberships with the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association, and she is a barrister with the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Outside the office, Ms. Raso volunteers with organizations that serve children's needs and is a member of The 200 Club of Bergen County. To better serve her clients, Ms. Raso is fluent in Romanian and English.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About Silvana Raso

Admitted: 1993, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.schepisi.com/Attorneys/Silvana-D-Raso.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Best 50 Women in Business, NJBIZ, 2014
  • Commendation from Bergen County Freeholders for work on behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence
  • cum laude, Syracuse University College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Master, Barry Croland Family Law Inns of Court, 2015
  • Master, Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 2014
  • Barrister, Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 2000
  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
  • Bergen County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel (Member)
  • Panelist, Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
  • Court Appointed Family Law Mediator
  • Court Appointed Law Division Mediator
  • Court Appointed Condemnation Commissioner
  • Court Appointed Law Guardian
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2006
  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Nominating Committee of the Girl Scout Council of Northern New Jersey, 2014
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Girl Scout Council of Bergen County, 2000 - 2004
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate, Bergen County CASA, 2011 - Present
  • Member, 200 Club of Bergen County, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Board Development Committee, Girl Scout Council of Northern New Jersey, 2014 - Present
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Girl Scout Council of Bergen County, 1995 - 2000

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Commentator on the Insana Quotient Radio show regarding family law financial issues
  • Appearances on NJ12 News, FOX News.com, and ABC News NOW regarding family law financial issues 

Educational Background:

  • Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, May, 1990 B.A. Major: Political Science
Office Location for Silvana Raso

473 Sylvan Avenue
PO Box 1313
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Phone: 201-569-9898

 

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Last Updated: 2/17/2017

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