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Adelola Sheralynn Dow

also known as Adelola S Obalanlege

About Me

Conveniently located in Staten Island, New York The Law Offices of Adelola Sheralynn Dow is a firm dedicated to the practice of Matrimonial/Family Law.  Serving the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn, and the New Jersey Counties of Monmouth, Middlesex and Essex, we are dedicated to providing diligent, respectful, and quality service to our clients.  For help with your New York or New Jersey Family or Divorce Law matter.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Family: 40%
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%



Hourly ($295/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Dow is one tough cookie. We've had several rather challenging matters against each other- and she has shown herself to be a real master of her profession.


    Benjamin Haber Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Yan Katsnelson

    Mrs. Dow is a great attorney. I have represented a number of her family law clients who were arrested for violations of orders of protections. Each and everyone of the clients raved about how great of an attorney she is. Not one person said a bad thing about her. Furthermore, I have referred a number of my clients that had family problems and her representation of them was second to none. Mrs. Dow is a great attorney and I highly recommend her services.


    Yan Katsnelson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Court AttorneyNew York State Unified Court System2008 - 2009
Matrimonial AssociateThe Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC2007 - 2008
Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul A. Kapalko, J.S.C.New Jersey Superior Court, Monmouth Vicinage2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Professsional WomenMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationStaten Island District Representative for Young Lawyers Section2010 - Present
Staten Island Women's Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
New York State Unified Court System's Volunteer Attorney ProgramVolunteer AttorneyN/A
Monmouth County Black Lawyers CaucusMemberN/A
Community Legal Resource NetworkMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Richmond County Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers programVolunteer AttorneyN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
MF v. JFFRO granted.
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Publication NameTitleDate
Black Enterprise Magazine OnlineShould You Check into the Divorce Hotel?2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
CUNY School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Wagner CollegeEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Guest on a Cable Television Show2010 Revisions to NYS Divorce and Family Laws2011
Passing The Bar ExamBar Exam Preparation2007

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