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"I help people fight the divorce battles that matter, rather than wasting time, emotions and money on the ones that do not. That is what keeps my clients sane and sets them up for a workable post-divorce life.”

ABOUT
 

Corey M. Shapiro is a skilled trial lawyer, divorce strategist, counselor, and mediator who concentrates his practice in a wide range of matrimonial and family law issues.

Mr. Shapiro is well-known for thoughtfully and efficiently bringing high-conflict divorces to a successful conclusion through negotiation, mediation or litigation.

He specializes in helping clients develop effective legal and emotional strategies for high-conflict divorces, guiding them through high-stress decision-making and giving them the support and skills they need to stay smart and sane under pressure. Mr. Shapiro’s clients praise both his advocacy and his compassion. 

Finally, Mr. Shapiro is founder of gettingdivorced.org which is a digital resource designed to help people go through the divorce process without losing their minds, and give them the best chance of achieving long-term happiness.

CREDENTIALS

Associations

Family Law Section of the American Bar Association

New York Chapter of the Association For Family and Conciliation Courts, AFCC

Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association

Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York

ADMISSIONS

New York

U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court: Eastern District of New York

EDUCATION

Brooklyn Law School; J.D.

University of Redlands; B.A.

Prior Affiliation

Before opening his practice in 2013, Mr. Shapiro was a partner in the firm of Wolfson Carroll & Shapiro, which is where he started his legal career in 2001.

TRAINING
  • Advanced Mediation Training, The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2019

  • Getting More In Work And Life: An Innovative New Model For Success, 2019

  • Mediation Support Group, The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2019

  • National Family Law Trial Institute, 2018

  • Mediation Support Group, The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2018

  • Dale Carnegie Course, 2018

  • Mediation Intensive Training: The Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2017

  • Basic Mediation Training in Divorce: The Center for Mediation and Training, 2016

  • Advanced Legal Writing & Editing, Bryan Garner, 2016

  • Gain the Edge, Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers, 2015

  • Advanced Legal Writing & Editing, Bryan Garner, 2014

  • Matlaw Ultimate Update, 2002-

HONORS