Silvana D. Raso

Top rated Family Law attorney in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Schepisi & McLaughlin, P.A.
Silvana D. Raso
Schepisi & McLaughlin, P.A.

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 1993

Education: Syracuse University College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Romanian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

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Schepisi & McLaughlin, P.A.

473 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Visit website


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, parenting time, and child support issues. Silvana appreciates that helping families through sensitive matters such as divorce and child custody requires deep understanding of the law and compassion for those involved. As a result of her knowledge and skill in these areas, the New Jersey Supreme Court has designated Silvana as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney.

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.

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 holds the title of Master with both the Barry Croland Matrimonial Inn of Court and the 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

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1993, New Jersey

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Board Development Committee, Girl Scout Council of Northern New Jersey, 2014 - 2017
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Girl Scout Council of Bergen County, 1995 - 2000
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Girl Scout Council of Bergen County, 2000 - 2004
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate, Bergen County CASA, 2011 - 2015
  • Member, 200 Club of Bergen County, 2000 - Present
  • Member, Nominating Committee of the Girl Scout Council of Northern New Jersey 2014-2017, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Bergen County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel (Member)
  • Master, Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 2000
  • Court Appointed Law Division Mediator
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2006
  • Panelist, Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
  • Master, Barry Croland Family Law Inns of Court, 2015
  • Court Appointed Condemnation Commissioner
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • New York, 1994
  • Court Appointed Family Law Mediator
  • Master, Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 2014
  • Court Appointed Guardian Ad Litem
  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1994
Educational Background:
  • Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, May, 1990 B.A. Major: Political Science
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Appearances on NJ12 News, FOX, and ABC News NOW regarding family law financial issues 
  • Commentator on the Insana Quotient Radio show regarding family law financial issues
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Best 50 Women in Business, NJBIZ, 2014
  • cum laude, Syracuse University College of Law
  • Commendation from Bergen County Freeholders for work on behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2018

Office location for Silvana D. Raso

473 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Phone: 201-500-8914


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