Former Justice Jacqueline Silbermann concentrates her practice in matrimonial law and alternative dispute resolution and mediation. Jacqueline has twenty years of experience handling matrimonial matters throughout the state of New York, and more than twenty five years of overall judicial experience including: divorce negotiation and litigation, prenuptial agreements, separation contracts, post-judgment litigation, equitable distribution, asset valuation, mediation, arbitration and collaborative law.
Jacqueline served as Statewide Administrative Judge for Matrimonial Matters from January 1997 until December 31, 2008. From March 2001 until December 31, 2008, she served as the Administrative Judge of the Supreme Court, Civil Term, New York County. Additionally, she is listed as a mediator and arbitrator by the International Institute of Conflict Prevention & Resolution and is a member of the American Arbitration Association roster of mediators.
Jacqueline serves on the boards for Fordham University School of Law and the New York State Association of Women Judges, and she is the current President of the New York Women’s Bar Association. She also serves as a current board member and former president of Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert; a fellow of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association; a member of Family Law and Judicial Section of the New York State Bar Association; a member of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; a member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals; and a member of the Interdisciplinary Forum which discusses issues involving children and divorce.