John A. Pappalardo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
 | 200 E Post Rd, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-761-9400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

As partner at Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari, John A. Pappalardo has decades of experience representing clients in Westchester County and White Plains, New York. He handles family law cases that involve issues such as divorce and child custody.

Knowledgeable in matrimonial collaboration and arbitration, Mr. Pappalardo finds creative ways for dealing with complex issues while remaining sensitive to the needs of those involved. He is a guardian ad litem and part of the New York State Unified Court System’s Attorneys for Children Program. At one time, he served as an attorney on behalf of families involved with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Mr. Pappalardo knows how family law issues affect little ones, and the toll the situation can take on their parents. He factors in a child’s needs and best interests when guiding clients through the judicial process.

Mr. Pappalardo is a published author, as well as a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law and Dispute Resolution sections, the American Bar Association’s Family Law and Dispute Resolution sections, the Westchester County Bar Association’s Domestic Relations & Family Law Section and the American Arbitration Association. In addition to his frequent guest speaking appearances, he serves as a visiting professor at Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law.

Through his qualifications and experience, Mr. Pappalardo has earned the respect of clients and peers. He holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

In 1982, Mr. Pappalardo received a Bachelor of Arts from Ithaca College, after which he earned a Juris Doctor in 1986 from New England Law | Boston.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About John Pappalardo

Admitted: 1987, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.pappalardoesq.com/Attorneys/John-A-Pappalardo.sht...

Honors and Awards:

  • Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Appreciation, Ninth Judicial District's Supreme Court Westchester County Uncontested Divorce Clinic, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Completed 20 hours of Collaborative Law training at the Rockland County Women's Bar Association, 2006
  • Completed 40 hours of mediation training at The Center for Family and Divorce Mediation, 1991
  • New York State Certified Attorney for Children
  • New York State Certified in Marital Collaboration
  • Completed 8 hours of training sponsored by the American Arbitration Association Neutral Commercial Training Program
  • Certified in Matrimonial Collaborative Law
  • Certified Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • New York State Law Guardian Panel
  • American Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Subsection
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Domestic Relations Subsection
  • New York State Bar Association, Domestic Relations Subsection
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • New Jersey, 1989
  • New York, 1987
  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • Member - Hague Convention Attorney Network
  • Member - National Arbitration & Mediation, Inc.
  • Member - Lewisboro Lions Club
  • Member - Columbian Lawyers of Westchester County
  • Member - Columbian Lawyers Association
  • Member - Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member - American Arbitration Association
  • Member - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member - American Bar Association (Commercial Arbitrator, Dispute Resolution Section, & Mediation Panel)
  • Inactive Member - Westchester County Real Estate Assessment Arbitration Panel
  • Inactive Member - Westchester County Civil Arbitration Panel, Family Law Section
  • Member - New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Mediator Member - New York State Council On Divorce Mediation
  • Participating Attorney - Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester
  • Member - Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member - United States Bankruptcy Court Mediation Panel
  • Former Adjunct - Soundview Prep Trial Program
  • Visiting Adjunct - Pace Law School
  • Member - New York State Attorney for the Child Panel
  • Member - New England Law / Boston Alumni Association
  • Referral Attorey - National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
  • Member - International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Association
  • Inactive Member - Berkeley College Paralegal Advisory Committee
  • Member/Former Speaker - American Arbitration Association
  • Member - Academy of Family Mediators

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Tax Consequences of Divorce - Presentation, Speaker, Divorce Law Guide From A to Z, National Business Institute, 2015
  • How to Hand a Custody Case, Part II - Presentation, Speaker, Family Court Practice - Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics, New York State Bar Association, 2013
  • Matrimonial Actions - Presentation, Speaker, Practical Skills - Basic Matrimonial Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2013
  • Ethical Considerations - Presentation, Speaker, Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Basic Matrimonial Practice - Presentation, Speaker, Practical Skills - Basic Matrimonial Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2011
  • Overview of Matrimonial Mediation - Article, Revisiting ADR in Domestic Relations Law, Westchester Bar Journal, 2011
  • Child Custody and Visitation Rights - Presentation, Speaker, Family Law From A to Z, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection - Article, Author, Westchester County Bar Association, 2010
  • Basic Matrimonial Practice - Presentation, Speaker, Practical Skills - Basic Matrimonial Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2010
  • New York State's Refusal to Promote Visitation Between Foster Care Children and Their Extended Family - Article, Author, Westchester Bar Journal, 1996

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • In re Afton C, 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Lions Club Internation - President of Local Chapter

Educational Background:

  • Ithaca College - BA, 1982

Industry Groups

  • Legal
  • Office Location for John A. Pappalardo

    200 E Post Rd
    White Plains, NY 10601

    Phone: 914-761-9400

     

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