Why David Spellman
Mediation is becoming more and more popular for good reasons
Most well-informed people realize that, if they are headed towards divorce, it is much easier on the emotions, and on the wallet to pursue mediation.
It is tempting for the spouse that feels wronged to want to hurt back, to get revenge, to hire the most aggressive divorce attorney in town. But when the dust settles many tens of thousands of dollars later, and the kids are acting out at school, people often ask themselves, "What was I thinking?"
More and more people are realizing that the civilized way to handle divorce involves mediation.
He is gentle, supportive, and has a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling in addition to his law degree.
David Spellman received his BS from Cornell University in 1977 and graduated from The Cornell Law School in 1980 (JD magna cum laude, Order of the Coif).
After working as an attorney for several large NYC law firms, he served as the General Counsel and then CEO of a 171-bed residential facility for troubled youth. David obtained a Masters in Mental Health Counseling during those years. David has specialized training in tax, pension, and benefits issues with an LLM in taxation from the University of Miami School of Law.
He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, Florida, and Indiana. David served as General Counsel of the state labor relations board in Indiana and was certified as a Mediator (Civil and Family) in Indiana. David’s settlement rate as a Mediator is quite high at 93%.
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