Adam Halper

Mediator, Arbitrator, Attorney

Law and ADR Office of Adam J. Halper, PLLC


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Law and ADR Office of Adam J. Halper, PLLC

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Mediator, Arbitrator, Attorney
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Adam J. Halper is a mediator, arbitrator and attorney. He focuses his practice on mediating and counseling those engaged in family, matrimonial, employment and elder law disputes. He has represented clients in a variety of litigation and transactional areas and brings strong business, legal and interpersonal acumen to client issues and conflicts. In all areas, he counsels clients with the goal, wherever possible, of resolving disputes without litigation. Over the last several years, Mr. Halper has built a focus on alternative dispute resolution. Currently, in addition to his private practice, he is on the roster of neutrals for the following courts: United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Westchester Supreme Court Commercial Division; Westchester Supreme Court Contested Matrimonial Division and the New York City Family Court. Among other professional associations, he is on the Mediation Advisory Committee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and he is the Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section.

Mr. Halper began his career representing domestic violence survivors at Legal Services-NYC, the nation’s largest public interest law firm. He represented clients in divorce, child custody, visitation, equitable distribution, paternity, spousal/child support and order of protection cases. Prior to opening a private practice, he was the Director of the Legal Wellness Institute at The Family Center, a unique multidisciplinary organization that serves individuals and families affected by severe illness. There he led a team of attorneys, paralegals, law students and pro bono volunteers in the representation of thousands of New Yorkers. In addition to his executive duties, Mr. Halper represented individual clients in family and matrimonial law, elder law, housing law and before administrative tribunals. He had a special focus in representing caregivers and non-biological parents in custody and guardianship proceedings. He has written extensively about his work with vulnerable populations, access to justice and mediation.

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