Meet Jeanne

Jeanne has been practicing family law for over 20 years.  She holds a Master Degree in Social Work and an LMSW. She  graduated from the Alcohol Institute of South Oaks Hospital, Amityville, New York with a certificate in alcoholism counseling and she is a former associate professor of social work.

Jeanne trained extensively in mediation on the East and West Coasts. She is a proponent of the Understanding-based model of conflict  resolution.

Admitted to practice law:

  • State of New York, 1993

Education:

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1992
  • Hunter College School of Social Work, Master of Social Work, 1988
  • Licensed Master Level Social Worker
  • Graduate of the Alcohol Institute of South Oaks Hospital, Amityville, New York, 1983

Professional Training:

  • 40 Hour Mediation Intensive Training: The Center for Understanding in Conflict; The Understanding Based Model with Jack Himmelstein and Gary Friedman, 2010
  • Advanced Training in Elder Mediation with the Elder Group Mediation, Dana Curtis, Sausalito California 2010
  • Advanced Mediation Training: Bringing Deeper Understanding to Parties in Conflict: The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2010
  • Self Reflection for Conflict Professionals: The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2010
  • Self-Reflection for Conflict Professionals: The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2009
  • Divorce Mediation Training; Orange County Dispute Resolution Center 1999

Professional Memberships and Associations:

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • New York State Dispute Resolution Association