Andrea helps her clients resolve their marital and family disputes through the use of non-adversarial dispute resolution methods. Through collaborative practice and settlement negotiations she helps her clients to achieve the best possible outcomes for themselves and their families.
Andrea is certified as a mediator and collaborative lawyer and she is a leader and member in many professional organizations that reflect her interest in dispute resolution and family issues. She serves on the board of directors of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals; the board of directors of the New York Women’s Bar Association, where she chairs the Solo and Small Firm Committee; she is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the New York City Bar Association; a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals; a member of the Family and Divorce Mediation Counsel of Greater New York; and a member of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.
Andrea graduated from SUNY College at Buffalo with a B.A. in Journalism and from Albany Law School of Union University with a J.D. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1993 and to the Federal Bar, N.D.N.Y. in 1994. Andrea was certified as a Family and Divorce Mediator in 2005 and as a Collaborative Law Attorney in 2006.
"I help my clients end their marriages without destroying their families. I get to know my clients, their concerns, and their goals for their future. I then assist them in gathering all of the information we will need to craft an agreement that will meet those goals. My client’s needs and interests are paramount."