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I   graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in May 1986.  I was admitted to the New York Bar in January 1987.  Since 1990, after serving as an Assistant District Attorney, Bronx County, I have concentrated my practice in the area matrimonial law.  From 1990 to 1992, I served as a senior associate with the firm of Pobiner, 

London, Bashian & Buonamici, a Westchester litigation firm concentrating in the area of matrimonial and family practice.  From 1992 to 1998, I was a partner in the firm of Bertan & LaRaus.  From 2000 to 2013, I was a partner in the firm of Buonamici & LaRaus, LLP.  Presently, I am a partner in the firm of Buonamici, LaRaus & Di Fabio, LLP.  I have been 

responsible for and have extensive experience in preparing motion papers, memorandums of law and appellate briefs in courts of this State, including the Appellate Division, First Department 

and Second Department and the New York Court of Appeals.  I have also conducted trials and hearings both in the Supreme Court and the Family Court of the State of New York.

I have been a member and active participant in the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and the Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section.  I have also been a contributing author to the Domestic Relations Law Review of the Westchester County Bar Association's Family Law Section.  I am also an active member of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers for Rockland/Westchester.  I also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section, Westchester County Bar Association.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%

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222 Bloomingdale Rd Ste 301
White Plains, NY, 10605-1511


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBuonamici & LaRaus, LLP2000 - 2015
PartnerLawrence B. LaRaus, Esq.1995 - 2000
PartnerBertan & LaRaus, LLP1990 - 1995
Assistant District AttorneyBronx District Attorney's Office1986 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Westchester Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Westchester / RocklandN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of MichiganPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1983