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Tamara Arlene Mitchel

Tamara Arlene Mitchel

Practice areas:

Matrimonial Law, Family

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Family: 50%
  2. Matrimonial Law: 50%

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Contact Info

Berman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub p.c.

123 Main Street
Suite 1700
White Plains, NY, 10601

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2015
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2014
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2013
Distinguished Service AwardWestchester County Office of the County Executive2011
Diane White Legal Advocacy AwardPace Women's Justice Center2011
Distinguished Service AwardWestchester County Office of the County Executive2002
Phi Beta KappaHarvard UniversityN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberBerman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub, p.c.2002 - Present
Supervising AttorneyPace Women's Justice Center1999 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Custody CommitteeCo-Chair2015 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2014 - 2015
Westchester Women's Bar Association FoundationBoard Member2013 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecond Vice Chair2012 - 2014
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2012 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2010 - Present
New York Association of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2010 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionEditor-in-Chief, Domestic Law Review2008 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2008 - Present
New York State Bar Association Family Law SectionCommittee on Legislation, Member2008 - Present
New York State Bar Association Family Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2008 - Present
Hope's DoorBoard of Directors Member2007 - 2010
Pace Women's Justice CenterAdvisory Board Member2005 - Present
Women's Bar Association of the State of New YorkMember1993 - Present
Westchester Women's Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Harvard Club of WestchesterLifetime Member, Schools & Scholarships Committee MemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationEthics in Matrimonial and Family Law Update2015
Domestic Law ReviewEditor-in-Chief2014
New York State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education“The New Child Support Modification Laws of 2010”2011
Pace University School of Law Center for Continuing Legal Education• “Divorce Law and Domestic Violence – How Recent Amendments in Domestic Relations & Other Laws Benefit Survivors of Domestic Violence”2011
The Town Report (Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe), The Sound & Town Report (Mamaroneck, Larchmont), The Rye Sound Shore ReviewShould Women Fear New York’s New No-Fault Divorce Law?2010
Pace University School of Law Center for Continuing Legal Education“Current Issues in Custody Matters Involving Domestic Abuse: Cautionary Considerations for the Matrimonial Attorney”2009
New York State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education“Ethics for Family Court Practice”2009
Buffalo Women’s Law Journal“Jurisprudence: Due Process Concerns for the Underrepesented Domestic Violence Victim”2006
Westchester County“Current Issues in Law Enforcement Response to Family Offenses: A Domestic Violence Manual”2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolN/AJ.D. Cum LaudeN/A
Harvard CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum LaudeN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NYSBA CLE Practical Skills - Family Court PracticeEthics in Matrimonial and Family Law2015
Summer Justice Academy for Young WomenDivorce Law and Litigation2013
New York State Bar AssociationPractical Skills: Basic Matrimonial Practice, Equitable Distribution and Maintenance2013
WVOX RadioHow to Prepare for a Divorce: What Every Spouse Should Know2012
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationBasic Matrimonial Practice2012
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationPractical Skills, Family Court Practice, Family Offense Proceedings2012
WWBA, Pace Women's Justice Center CLEDivorce Law and Domestic Violence – How the Amended Domestic Relations Law Benefits Victims of Domestic Violence2011
The Fifteenth Annual Domestic Violence ConferenceLegislative Update: Divorce and Child Support Reform Laws2011
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationPractical Skills: Basic Matrimonial Practice, Motions and Pre-Trial Interventions2011
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationChair, Family Court Practice: Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics2011
CBS Evening Newsstudy connecting increased commuting to increase in divorce rates2011
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationPractical Skills, Basic Matrimonial Practice, Matrimonial Actions; Jurisdiction; Grounds; Separation; Annulment and Dissolution2010
Cable Television, Neighborhood Law Center, hosted by Melvin Burruss, EsqNew York’s New Divorce Laws2010
Pace Law School Continuing Legal EducationDivorce Law and Domestic Violence2009
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationPractical Skills: Family Court Practice, Ethics and Professionalism2009
New York Association of Collaborative Professionals & the Pace Women’s Justice Center CLE• Domestic Violence and the Collaborative Practitioner: the Complexity of Power in Relationships2009
New York State Bar Association, Special Committee on Lawyers in TransitionComeback Lawyers – Updating your Substantive and Technical Skills2008
Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Pace Law School, Pace Women’s Justice Center CLE• Domestic Violence and Financial Exploitation in Matrimonial Cases2007
New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationPractical Skills: Basic Matrimonial Practice, Motions and Pre-Trial Interventions2007
Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Pace Women’s Justice Center, Northern Westchester Shelter Survivor’s Law Project CLENuts and Bolts of Matrimonial Law2006
Pace Women’s Justice Center, Family Law Lecture SeriesNuts and Bolts of Divorce in New York State and Self-Help Clinic - How to File an Uncontested Divorce2006
Pace Women’s Justice Center, Family Law Lecture SeriesCustody and Child Support2006
Pace Women’s Justice Center, Family Law Lecture SeriesGeneral New York Divorce Law2005
Pace Women’s Justice Center, Family Law Lecture SeriesNew York Divorce Law2004
Citigroup Women & Co.Post-Divorce Legal and Financial Issues2004
Westchester County Office for Women annual domestic violence programProject: DETER2000
Community Policing Domestic Violence Conference, NYS Regional Community Policing InstituteLegal Interventions in Domestic Violence2000