Robin D. Carton
Areas of Practice
Academic and Professional Credentials
Juris Doctor, Hofstra University School of Law, 1981
M.A., Hofstra University, 1974
B.A., SUNY Albany, 1973
About my Practice
Robin D. Carton is a partner in the law firm of Carton & Rosoff PC, and her private practice has primarily focused on child custody, visitation, matrimonial law, collaborative divorce, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, and guardianship.
Ms. Carton has presented, lectured, and published extensively on the role of the attorney for the child and on best practices in family law litigation. Ms. Carton has an AV® Preeminent„¢ Peer Review RatingSM from Martindale-Hubbell®, indicating that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence.
For nearly 25 years, Ms. Carton has been appointed by the Family and Supreme Courts in Westchester and Putnam Counties to serve as attorney for the child. She is in the fourth term of her tenure as president of the Law Guardian Association of Westchester County, an organization comprised of attorneys dedicated to effective child advocacy. Ms. Carton has also been appointed by the Westchester County and Putnam County Supreme and Surrogate's Courts as referee, guardian, guardian ad litem, and court evaluator.
She is on the Board of Directors of the NY Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), serves on the Executive Board of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester, and is President of the Westchester Women's Bar Association Foundation.
Ms. Carton is a member of various professional organizations and their family law sections, including the NYS Bar Association, Westchester County Bar Association, and Westchester Women's Bar Association. She is a founding member of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester, and a member of the NY Association of Collaborative Professionals, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater NY, and the Justice Brandeis Westchester Law Society. Ms. Carton also serves on the Appellate Division's Mental Health Professionals Screening Committee, the Pace Women's Justice Center Moderate Means Matrimonial Panel, the Westchester County Youth Advisory Board, the Law Guardian Liaison Committee, the Family Treatment Court and Juvenile Treatment Court Planning Committees, Courts Catalyzing Change, the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, the National Adoption Day Committee, and numerous other committees and projects dedicated to educating attorneys and litigants about family dispute resolution.
New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Law Guardian Association
Collaborative Law Training, Domestic Violence Training
Member of the New York State Bar