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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: 50%
  2. Family: 40%
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%



Hourly ($295/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jennifer Joe McCaskill

    I have known Ade for several years and I know her to be bright and a zealous advocate for her clients. She truly cares about helping her clients.


    Jennifer McCaskill Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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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 and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter


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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
City University of New York School of Law at Queens CollegeLawJD - 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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