With 20 years of experience in family law and mediation, Adam Berner expertly guides clients through the difficult situation of divorce to reach the best possible resolutions. A leading attorney-mediator in New York and New Jersey, Adam utilizes his extensive training in mediation and collaborative law to help families that do not wish to escalate their conflicts find respectful solutions.
Adam’s practice places clients first, recognizing that divorce has many dimensions—legal, emotional, psychological, and parental when children are involved. His practice creates a trusting environment that facilitates conversation between divorcing spouses, encouraging them to understand the facts of their situation, address each other’s priorities, and take charge of shaping their futures.
Drawing on his legal experience and training in mediation and collaborative law, Adam offers clients various conflict resolution tools and can direct them to the divorce process that best suits their needs.
Adam is committed to helping clients settle their divorces out of court, believing collaboration and mediation are effective even in the most complex cases because they allow for creative problem-solving and carefully informed decision-making. Adam’s practice serves a wide range of clients, from those seeking a simple divorce to the most complex cases.
Adam is recognized as one of the most active and established attorney-mediators in his area. He is Past President of the Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, Founding President of the North Jersey Collaborative Law Group, and Founding Member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals.
In addition to his private mediation and collaborative law practice, Adam is an experienced and sought-after trainer, speaker, and workshop leader in mediation, collaborative law, and conflict resolution, having trained attorneys, court personnel, schools, clergy, and corporate staff throughout the New York and New Jersey area. He is an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo School of Law, where he teaches Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Family Law classes and has taught family law at the law school. Adam also served as the Director of Training at the New York Center for Interpersonal Developments’ (NYCID) Mediation & Conflict Resolution Training Institute.
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