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Ailie L. Silbert Family Law and Mediation is a boutique matrimonial firm dedicated to supporting clients in all matters of uncontested divorce and family law.

Uncontested Divorce Attorney

Ailie L. Silbert is a matrimonial attorney and mediator based in Manhattan. In 2012, she founded Ailie L. Silbert Family Law and Mediation, a boutique matrimonial firm dedicated to supporting clients in all matters of uncontested divorce and family law. Since being sworn into the New York and New Jersey Bars in 2003, Ms. Silbert has fostered a reputation of excellence among her clients and colleagues. She is known for her detail-oriented approach and insight along with her commitment to highly personalized client care.

Prior to launching her private practice, Ms. Silbert was a founding associate at Rosenthal & Herman, PC, and has handled complex, high-net-worth matrimonial cases alongside Manhattan’s top attorneys, including Pamela M. Sloan, William C. Herman, Karen B Rosenthal, Susan L. Bender and Bernard G. Post. She has worked effectively with clients and law partners on everything from settlement negotiations to trials, forensic evaluations and other litigation matters in New York City, Westchester and Long Island.

Helping Families Settle Out of Court with Divorce Mediation

In 2012, Ms. Silbert launched Ailie L. Silbert Family Law and Mediation to support families in mediation, uncontested divorce and family law services. By drawing on her extensive training and experience, Ms. Silbert helps families and couples settle out of court.

Ms. Silbert serves on the Board and Continuing Education Committee for the Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York (FDMC) and the Queens Court Matrimonial Mediation Panel. She is a member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation (NYSCDM), the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), the New York City Bar Association and the Cornell Club NYC.

Family Law and Mediation

Ms. Silbert graduated with honors from Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences and Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was awarded a Dean Scholarship. From 2000 to 2003, Ms. Silbert was honored with a federal judicial intership to the Honorable William G. Bassler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and a court mediator position and judicial clerkship to the Honorable Ira E. Kreizman, of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Ms. Silbert received a Family and Divorce Mediation Post-Graduate Certificate approved by New York State Unified Court System’s Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution and New Jersey Law Clerk Mediation Qualification.

She lives in Manhattan with her husband and whimsical dog.

Bar Admissions:
New York, New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2003
Education:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (awarded Dean Scholarship), 2002
Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences, B.A. Cum Laude, 1996
Appointments:
Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York (FDMC), Board of Directors (2016–present)
FDMC, PR Committee Chair (2016–present)
FDMC, Continuing Education Committee (2015–present)
Supreme Court Queens County Matrimonial Mediation Program Mediator (2013–present)
New York Family Court Custody/Visitation Program Consultant Mediator, all counties (2013–2015)
Judicial Law Clerk and Mediator, Hon. Ira E. Kreizman, Sup. Ct., Law Div., Freehold, NJ, 2002–2003
Judicial Intern, Hon. William G. Bassler, U.S. District Court, District of NJ, Newark, NJ, 2000
Mediation Certifications and Training:
Center for Interpersonal Development, Advanced Mediation Skills Development Practicum
Center for Interpersonal Development, Family & Divorce Mediation Post-Graduate Certificate, approved under Part 146 by NY State Unified Court System’s Office of ADR Programs
Law Clerk Mediation Training and Qualification, approved under NJ Rule 1:40-12
Certified Law Clerk Mediator, NJ Superior Court
Publications & Lectures:
Matrimonial Trial Institute II: Proving Your Case—Counsel Fees and Expert Fees, NY State Bar Association (NYSBA) (2012)—researched and authored course materials with Susan L. Bender, Bender, Rosenthal, Isaacs & Richter LLP
Late Life Divorce: Examining the Nuances, FDMC Continuing Education Lecture
Memberships & Affiliations:
Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York (FDMC)
New York State Council on Divorce Mediation (NYSCDM)
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), Family Law Section and Family Law Section ADR Committee
New York City Bar Association
Cornell Club NYC