Press: Quotes, Interviews, and More
10/2021: NYS Bar Association’s Carol Schiro Greenwald quoted Alla Roytberg on Covid-19 and Its Lasting Impact on the Legal Profession
9/2021: The New York Law Journal quoted Alla Roytberg on The Law Firm Impact of Reactions to the Pandemic
7/2021: The New York Law Journal quoted Alla Roytberg on Billing Best Practices Strengthen Client Relationships
5/2021: The New York Law Journal quoted Alla Roytberg in Lawyers Focus on Client Care for Clients Facing the Unknown
3/ 2021: The New York Law Journal quoted Alla Roytberg in By and Large, Remote Working Works
6/2021: The New York Law Journal featured Alla Roytberg in Covid-19 Can’t Stop the Music.
4/2016: Flying Solo While Keeping Grounded, Interview with Alla Roytberg at Solo Practice University.
TASK FORCE REPORTS
8/2021: Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Training Task Force (with contributions by Lara Traum).
10/2013: Developing Legal Careers and Delivering Justice in the 21st Century NYC Bar Association Task Force (with contributions by Alla Roytberg)
If you and your spouse have already agreed on: How to split up your home and other real estate How to divide your retirement assets and business interests How to divide your debts How you will make decisions for your children, and how you will resolve disagreements in...read more
“It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.” - Theodore Roosevelt Sometimes new laws are made for the best of reasons, and yet they end up being flawed. Often legislation is passed in a great...read more
On Treating a Couple after a Domestic Violence Incident and Order of Protection –
A Therapist’s Perspective
by Kay Gimmelstad THE BACKGROUND: Bonnie was referred to me after a domestic violence incident which involved the police. Bonnie and her husband, Carl, are in their mid-30s and have been married for 15 years. They have two young children. Bonnie has reported abusive...read more
In today’s world, more and more families, particularly in the United States, are choosing to adopt children. The Law Firm and Mediation Practice of Alla Roytberg, P.C. has recently expanded its practice to include adoptions. For many, the adoption process may seem...read more
“... I know it when I see it.” - Justice Potter Stewart In the December 20, 2013 Law Journal, there is a very interesting case called Matter of CW v. CYR. This case comes from Kings County Family Court (Brooklyn Family Court) and it started on November 20, 2013 when...read more
“Not all those who wander are lost.” - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring In the world of mobile families, complex international marriages and overburdened courts, would a New York court accept a divorce case, filed by the husband, an Irish resident, British...read more
“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost What is mental illness? What is mental instability? Scientists and mental health professionals have grappled with questions concerning the human mind for centuries. From artfully crafted screening questions to wires...read more
Domestic violence transcends racial, cultural, and socioeconomic boundaries and occurs in all types of families. Yet it is frequently unaddressed. According to the 2013 Domestic Violence First Quarter Fact Sheet published by the New York City Mayor’s Office to Combat...read more
“Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.” - Ambrose Bierce Do any of you see disturbing patterns in recent news? Patterns where people who, as it turns out later, have mental health issues, end up snapping and committing murder?...read more
By Lara Traum “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ― Victor Hugo In a city of unique academic options and restrictions, parental decision-making is perhaps the single most significant force that determines a child's educational path. Unlike the idyllic...read more