Choosing A Lawyer

Sometimes you need the help of a partner who’s got your back.

Divorce is one of those times. And your attorney should be that partner.

But how do you find the right one?

Join us for a glass of wine and hear from some excellent attorneys who practice three different approaches to family law. We’ll talk about how to determine which approach best fits your situation. We’ll give you some pointers on what to expect from your attorney-client relationship and how to work with your attorney in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

January 16th, 6:30 PM

Brooklyn Heights

$45 light food and beverages will be served

$20 livestream available

Members & livestream members should use their membership code to attend/view for free.

Maggie Kaminer, partner at Kaminer Kouzi & Associates has practiced matrimonial law in New York City for two decades. She appears in both Supreme Court and Family Court on matters relating to divorce, custody, child support, visitation, and equitable distribution. She has extensive experience in negotiation and drafting of separation and custody agreements as well as prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Catherine Canadé is a collaborative attorney and family and divorce mediator located in Downtown Brooklyn and in Great Neck and Hauppaugue on Long Island. Catherine also serves as a consulting and review attorney for couples going through the mediation process. A  member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, the Brooklyn Affiliate of the Staten Island Collaborative Law Group and is a founding member of the Long Island Collaborative Divorce Professionals. She is the immediate past president of the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York and is the Assistant Director of the National Association of Divorce Professionals, Brooklyn Chapter.

Jessica Rothberg, founder of Mediation Works, has practiced family and divorce mediation for nearly 20 years and helped thousands of couples divorce with dignity. She is also a trainer and mentor to aspiring mediation and collaborative practitioners.  Her own training was completed at the Center for Family and Divorce Mediation, The Ackerman Institute and the Center for Mediation and Law. She holds advanced positions at several notable associations, including the Association for Conflict Resolution, The New York LGBT Collaborative Practice Group and the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation.