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Carrie Anne Cavallo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Cavallo Law PLLC
The Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, Suite 820
New York, NY 10279
Phone: 212-518-1650
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1999
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Managing partner and founder of Cavallo Law, PLLC, Carrie Anne Cavallo represents clients in New York in matters of family law. With the ability to provide order and calm during intense emotional times, she spent the first part of her career as an attorney for the City of New York, prosecuting child neglect and abuse cases, and is passionate about protecting the rights and best interests of her clients and their children.

A graduate of New York Law School, she earned her Juris Doctor in 1999. Ms. Cavallo is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. The American Bar Association included her in the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, and she is a member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators.

Ms. Cavallo served on the Judicial Screening Committee of both the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York and the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association. She is also a member of various bar associations including the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, the Columbian Lawyers Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Trial Academy of Lawyers. Ms. Cavallo is also involved in pro bono work with the New York County Women in the Courts.  Ms. Cavallo previously served as President of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association and continues to be actively involved with the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association on various committees.  

Ms. Cavallo is pleased to serve on the Character and Fitness Committee for the Second, Tenth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Judicial Districts.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

About Carrie Anne Cavallo

First Admitted: 1999, New York

Professional Webpage: https://cavallolawpllc.com/bio/

Honors/Awards

  • I was honored by Schneps Media as on the Power Women of Brooklyn in March 2019, Power Women of Brooklyn 2019, Schleps Media Power Women of Brooklyn Award
  • American Registry’s Award, America’s Most Honored Professionals, Top 5%, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, 2014
  • Top Lawyers in New York, The Legal Network, 2014
  • American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators, 2016
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, American Bar Association, 2013
  • The National Advocates: Top 100, 2016
  • America's Most Honored Professionals, 2017
  • Top Lawyers in New York, The Legal Network, 2013
  • In 2018, I was again honored to be selected to Super Lawyers by my Peers for the fifth year in a row., Super Lawyers, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Judicial Screening Committee, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Judicial Screening Committee, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association 

Pro bono/Community Service

  • The Catholic Lawyers Guild, County of Kings
  • Women in Court's Volunteer, New York County, 2015
  • Women in the Court's, Kings County, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Ahmad v. Khalil (2013 NY Slip Op 51058(U) 40 Misc 3d 1206(A), 2013
  • Hanau v. Cohen (2014 NY Slip Op 07122), 2014
  • Myers v. Cavallo, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • In December 2016 I was appointed to the Committee on Character and Fitness for the 2nd, 10th, 11th and 13th Districts by the Character and Fitness Committee, 2nd Department., 2016
  • New York
  • NY County Lawyers Bar Association
  • Bay Ridge Lawyers Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Second Circuit of Appeals, State of New York
  • Columbian Lawyers Association, County of Kings
  • NY State Bar Association
  • Bay Ridge Lawyers Association
  • Carrie Anne currently serves as the Delegate and Immediate President of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association and previously served as the President, Vice President, Treasurer, President-Elect, and Director, 2018 - 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Diversity Committee, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, 2018
  • New York State Society of CPAs
  • Admitted to the Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 2016
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Office Location for Carrie Anne Cavallo

The Woolworth Building
233 Broadway, Suite 820
New York, NY 10279

Phone: 212-518-1650

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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