Areas of Practice

  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Family Business Disputes (Civil Collaborative)
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Post-Divorce Disputes
  • Pre/postnuptial Agreements
  • Separation
  • Mediation
  • Divorce Budgeting
  • Blended Families
  • Child/Adolescent
  • Couples
  • Gay/Lesbian Families
  • Parenting
  • Special Needs Children
  • Profession

    Legal Professional

    Academic and Professional Credentials

    Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 1990; Duke University, B.A. 1985.


    About my Practice

    Monica Kaiser is an experienced family law attorney and mediator devoted to helping individuals resolve the issues surrounding their divorce in a non-adversarial manner. As a practicing New York City attorney since 1991, she has participated in structuring countless complex matrimonial settlements through the use of mediation, collaborative practice and negotiation. Her practice includes all aspects of family law including: prenuptial agreements, divorce, separation, child support, parenting plans and custody disputes.

    Monica is a member of and has served on the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals. She is also a member of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and serves on the Collaborative Practice Committee of the New York State Bar Association. She has co-chaired the Continuing Education Committee of the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York.

    In addition to her family law practice, Monica regularly serves as a party appointed arbitrator in commercial license fee disputes administered by the American Arbitration Association. She has served as arbitrator in more than one hundred such matters in the past ten years.

    Professional Organizations

    International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; New York Association of Collaborative Professionals; New York State Bar Association; Family and Divorce Mediation Council

    Professional Trainings

    Trained mediation and collaborative practice at: The Bar Association of New York City; the Centre for Mediation and Law, The Family and Divorce Mediaiton Counsel of Greater New York and the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals

    Professional Licenses

    Admitted to practice in the Federal Southern, Eastern and Northern District of New York State

    Office Locations

    Location 1 ) 260 Madison Avenue 22nd Floor New York New York 10016
    Location 2 ) 260 Madison Ave., 17th Fl New York NY 10123