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Divorce Lawyer in New York, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau County, New Jersey 

At Roytberg Traum Law and Mediation, P.C. we have over 30 years of experience protecting the rights of individuals in divorce and family law matters. Our goal with all clients is to help you go through your divorce or separation with dignity and minimal cost while preserving your sanity and protecting the interests of your children. Though we have extensive trial experience and can effectively advocate for you in court, we focus our efforts on alternative means of dispute resolution, including divorce mediation and the collaborative approach to divorce. We also apply this extensive experience and creative problem-solving skills when we represent individuals and businesses in real estate matters.

For a free online consultation, contact us. Our offices are open from 9 am until 6 pm, Monday through Friday; Sundays and evenings by appointment. We accept payments by cash, check, electronic funds transfer, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and PayPal.

EMAIL ALLA ROYTBERG at aroytberg@goodlawfirm.com



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Alla Roytberg Esq. is a lawyer, mediator and frequent lecturer with over 30 years of professional experience.

After graduating from Fordham University School of Law in 1991 and practicing law at two law firms for five years, Ms. Roytberg started The Law Firm and Mediation Practice of Alla Roytberg in 1996. Currently, the firm has two offices located in Manhattan and in Forest Hills, Queens.

Ms. Roytberg’s practice focuses on all aspects of family and matrimonial law, including representation, mediation, collaborative divorce and work on prenuptial and marital agreements.  Her areas of concentration also include general mediation, residential real estate representation and ancillary general practice.  Ms. Roytberg is fluent in the Russian language and frequently addresses the legal needs of the Russian Community in New York.  Her clients range from individuals and entrepreneurs to privately-held small companies.

Ms. Roytberg is a member and past President of the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is also a founding member of the Academy of Professional Mediators and of the Family Section and Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association and has been a member of various Committees at the New York City Bar Association, including the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Matrimonial, Small Law Firm, and Professional Responsibility Committees, as well as the Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession at the New York City Bar Association.  Ms. Roytberg is admitted to the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey and tothe Supreme Court of the United States.  In addition to her private practice, Ms. Roytberg served as the Director of the Small Law Firm Center at the New York City Bar Association from 2006 to 2016.

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EMAIL LARA TRAUM at laratraum@goodlawfirm.com



(SHRM DEI&B Training Certified; NYC Commission on Human Rights Confronting Harassment Training Certified)

Lara Traum is a collaborative lawyer, mediator, and parenting coordinator with Roytberg Traum Law and Mediation, P.C., offering assistance in prenuptial, postnuptial, matrimonial, and trust and estate matters. She is also an author and frequent lecturer on conflict resolution topics. Lara is fluent in Russian.


Lara has been a practicing mediator since 2013. She completed training with the New York Center for Interpersonal Development (Berner/Stadler), the Cardozo Divorce Mediation Clinic (Collins), and the Mosten Mediation Training (where she served as an Assistant Trainer with Forrest S. Mosten).  Lara Traum is also an AFCC trained Parenting Coordinator. 

 Lara is the current President of  the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, an officer on the Board of the Zamir Choral Foundation, and a past director of the Boards of COJECO (Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations) and the Townsend Harris Alumni Association. Lara is a current member of the NYS Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section and Publication Review Editorial Team, as well as the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She is a a past member of the NYC Bar Association’s Children and the Law Committee and ADR Committee.

Lara’s writing on mediation and family law has appeared in numerous publications, including the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution and the Family Court Review. Noted publications include:

  • Involved, Empowered and Inspired: How Mediating Halakhic Prenuptial Agreements Honors Jewish and American Law and Builds Happy Families, 17 CARDOZO J. OF CONFLICT RESOL. 179 (2015)
  • It Takes a Village: Using Seniors to Help Divorcing Families, (coauthored with Forrest S. Mosten) 17 CARDOZO J. OF CONFLICT RESOL. 767 (2016)
  • The Family Lawyer’s Role in Preventive Legal and Conflict Wellness (coauthored with Forrest S. Mosten) 55 FAM. COURT REV. 26 (2017)
  • The History and Legacy of the Pound Conferences (coauthored with Brian Farkas) 18 CARDOZO J. OF CONFLICT RESOL. 677 (2017)
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork in Family Law, (coauthored with Forrest S. Mosten), 56 FAM. COURT REV. (2018)
  • EFFECTIVELY REPRESENTING CLIENTS IN FAMILY MEDIATION (ABA Book, coauthored with Forrest S. Mosten and Hon. Elizabeth Potter Scully)

Lara received her Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2016, cum laude, with a Concentration in Family and Matrimonial Law and a Jacob Burns Medal for Scholastic Achievement. She received a Bachelor of Arts from New York University in 2010. In law school, Lara was the Editor-in-Chief of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. She won first place at national and international Cyberweek eMediation competitions, as well as second place in the Northeast Regional ABA Representation in Mediation Competition.

Before pursuing her mediation career, Lara worked with the Zamir Choral Foundation. In addition to conducting a HaZamir chapter, Lara sang as a soprano and soloist with the Zamir Chorale, performing in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.


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The Law Firm and Mediation Practice of Alla Roytberg, P.C.

Manhattan Office
The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10174
Telephone: 212-582-5757
Fax: 888-293-7930
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Forest Hills Office
118-35 Queens Boulevard, Suite 400
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Telephone: 718-575-9479
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At Roytberg Traum Law and Mediation, P.C., we represent individuals throughout New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and mediate nationally and internationally. Specific areas include: New York City metropolitan area (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx), Upper East Side, Midtown East, Midtown West, Astoria, Long Island City, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, Middle Village, Rego Park, Corona, Elmhurst, Ridgewood, Howard Beach, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Floral Park, Hollis Hills, Westchester, Scarsdale, White Plains, Mamaroneck, Nassau County, Garden City, Hempstead, Suffolk County, Southampton, Greenwich. Copyright © 2021 by Roytberg Traum Law and Mediation, P.C. All rights reserved.

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