Nancy D. Kellman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Law Office of Nancy D. Kellman
 | 333 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-0900
Fax: 914-328-0916
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Nancy D. Kellman has practiced matrimonial law for over 30 years in White Plains, New York.  Her practice focuses on issues of divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, pre and postnuptial agreements, relocation issues and more. She represents clients in White Plains and Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess and Putnam counties, as well as throughout the New York City area.

    Ms. Kellman is highly experienced in litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation. She has experience in many complex issues in child custody, including international child custody disputes, child abduction and the Hague Convention.  She represents clients in high net worth cases involving property distribution and support.

    As a trained collaborative law practitioner, she is skilled at achieving fair settlements outside of the courtroom, helping parties to resolve their disputes in a team-based approach.  As a mediator, she helps parties navigate through a difficult and challenging time in their lives, helping them to fully understand their options and to make their own informed decisions.

    Ms. Kellman is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She also serves on the admissions committee for the organization's New York chapter. Ms. Kellman active in the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association Family Law Sections, serving on their executive committees.

    Other professional organizations she belongs to include the White Plains Bar Association; New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. 

    A frequent speaker at professional seminars and conferences, Ms. Kellman has also authored articles for legal publications.

    Over the course of her career Ms. Kellman has been honored for her achievements in the legal profession. She is a recipient of the Pace University School of Law Pioneer of Justice and Equality for Women and Law award.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Nancy Kellman

    Admitted: 1986, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Pioneer of Justice and Equality for Women and Law Award, WALS Pace University School of Law, 15

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter - The AAML is an organization created to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the cause of matrimonial law, to the end that the welfare of the family and society be protected, 2018
    • Member, New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
    • Member, White Plains Bar Association
    • Past Chair, Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Member, International Academy of Family Lawyers - IAFL is a worldwide association of practising lawyers who are recognised by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries, 2018
    • Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association
    • Board of Managers, New York Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2018
    • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - AFCC is an interdisciplinary, international association of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family conflict, 2018

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer and Writing, Ethics in Family Court Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2012
    • Panelist, The Women's Association of Law Students, "Family/Work Balance Event", Pace University Law School, Spring, 2016
    • Lectured for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Pace Women's Justice Center

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • New York  Women Leaders In The Law , 2015


    • I was humbled and honored by the accolades recently noted by my law school alma mater in our Alumni Magazine in which it was announced "Nancy D. Kellman was honored by Pace Law School's Women's Association of Law Students (WALS's) at their annual Pioneer of Justice and Equality for Women and the Law Award Brunch.  Nancy is a renownded family and matrimonial attorney.  She was named in 'New York' magazine's Women Leaders in the Law and Westchester County's Top 25 Attorneys, as well'., Pace Law Alumni Magazine Spring 2016

    Educational Background:

    • Boston University, B.A. in sociology, cum laude, 1981

    Industry Groups

    • AAML
    • AFCC
    • IAFL
    • NYACP
    • NYSBA
    • WCBA
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    Office Location for Nancy D. Kellman

    333 Westchester Avenue
    White Plains, NY 10604

    Phone: 914-328-0900

    Fax: 914-328-0916

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