Extensive Experience As Family Law, Divorce And Business Law Attorneys

John A. Pappalardo

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White Plains, NY





Areas Of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Family Court
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • International Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation Law


  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Ithaca College
    • B.A. - 1983

Certified Legal Specialties

  • New York State Certified in Marital Collaboration
  • New York State Certified Attorney for Children

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • New York, 1987
  • New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Published Works

  • John A. Pappalardo and Samantha A. Rescigno. Advocacy in the Pre-Trial Stages, The Advocate’s Advantage Blog, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, January, 2023
  • John A. Pappalardo, with Cassidy Allison and Samantha A. Mumola. We All Need Somebody to Lean On: Using the Law to Nurture Our Children, Beginning with Third-Party Visitation, Pace Law Review Vol. 39, No. 2 , Fall, 2019
  • John A. Pappalardo and Elidi B. Lara. The Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Parental Alienation Cases, Westchester Bar Journal Vol. 44, No. I , Fall, 2019
  • John A. Pappalardo and Emily Rawdon. The Unanswered Questions Lingering Among Family Lawyers Two Years Following the Supreme Court’s Ruling That Same Sex Couples May Not Be Deprived the Right to Marry, Westchester Bar Journal, Vol. 42, No. 1, P. 43 , 2017
  • John A. Pappalardo. Revisiting Arbitration Within Domestic Relations, Westchester Bar Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 12, P.8 , 2017
  • John A. Pappalardo, Judith E. Murphy, and Kristen L. Woodford. Revisiting ADR Within Domestic Relations Law, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter , 2009
  • John A. Pappalardo. Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection, Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter , 2010
  • John A. Pappalardo. New York State's Refusal to Promote Visitation Between Foster Care Children and Their Extended Family, Westchester Bar Journal , 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Domestic Relations Subsection
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Domestic Relations Subsection
  • Westchester County Civil Arbitration Panel
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Mediation Panel
  • Academy of Family Mediators
  • American Arbitration Association
  • New York State Council on Divorce Mediation
  • American Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Subsection
  • New York State Law Guardian Panel
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Referral Attorney
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Paralegal Advisory Committee at Berkeley College