Lauren E. Michaeli

Top rated Family Law attorney in Yonkers, New York

Farrauto Berman Slater & Michaeli
Lauren E. Michaeli
Farrauto Berman Slater & Michaeli

Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2013

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Farrauto Berman Slater & Michaeli

1250 Central Park Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704 Visit website


A shareholder at Farrauto Berman Slater & Michaeli, a law firm located in Yonkers, New York, Lauren E. Michaeli emphasizes her practice in all aspects of family law. She has hands-on experience representing clients throughout the state of New York in several matters, including divorce, child custody, prenuptial agreements, child and spousal support, domestic violence and sexual abuse allegations.

A 2009 social work and business communications cum laude graduate of New York University, Ms. Michaeli completed her Juris Doctor summa cum laude at Fordham University School of Law, winning the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. Beginning her legal practice in 2013 before the Westchester County Supreme Court, she has handled cases of varied complexities for hundreds of clients.

Advocating for the rights of those who are already distressed, Ms. Michaeli calms their fears and educates them about all the options so that they make rational decisions that will lead to a better future. She is not only professional, compassionate and knowledgeable of the law, but also has a remarkable ability to help her clients navigate through the court system promptly and efficiently.

In addition to serving as the New York State Bar Association’s Children and the Law Committee member, Ms. Michaeli holds memberships in the Yonkers Lawyers’ Association and the Westchester County Bar Association’s Family Law Section. An attorney honored by the Who’s Who of Distinguished Alumni in 2013, she has acquired several recognitions, including:

  • The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys’ 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award
  • com’s rating among the Three Best Divorce Lawyers in Yonkers
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine’s one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in New York rating
  • The National Academy of Family Lawyers Attorneys’ Top 10 Under 40 recognition

Ms. Michaeli devotes her free time to fostering dogs through the Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue and the Long Island Chihuahua Rescue. A passionate fitness blogger, she teaches megaformer classes at SLT (Strengthen – Lengthen – Tone) and also developed the indoor cycling program for ChaisePedal in New York City.

Practice areas

Family Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Arrest & Arraignment, Child Support, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Debt, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Failure to Pay Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Probate & Estate Administration, Same Sex Family Law, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Trusts, Wills

  • 70% Family Law
  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2012, New Jersey

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue, Volunteer
  • Long Island Chihuahua Rescue, Volunteer
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Committee Member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Yonkers Lawyer Association
Educational Background:
  • New York University, Honors: cum laude with a Concentration in Social Work and Business Communications
  • Archibald R. Murray Award,, Fordham Law
  • "Top 10 under 40" for Family Law Attorneys in New York, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • New York's top 10 Family Law Attorneys, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2017
  • Three Best Divorce Lawyers in Yonkers, New York,
  •  "10 Best in Client Satisfaction" Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016 and 2017
  • Who's Who of Distinguished Alumni, 2015

Office location for Lauren E. Michaeli

1250 Central Park Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704

Phone: 914-515-3084


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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