Liz Mandarano initially practiced law as a prosecutor with Dade County State Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida. In 1998, she commenced practicing in civil litigation in New York. She has tried numerous cases to verdict and has represented clients in State, Federal and Family Courts. She has lectured on the admissibility of expert testimony and is the co-author of Active Use of Spoliation, published by the Defense Research Institute. Liz has a weekly blog on family and matrimonial legal issues on the Huffington Post.
Ms. Mandarano received her B.A. in French from Rutgers College in 1992 and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1996. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York and in the Southern District of New York. She is a member of the Family Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association and the Matrimonial Law Section of the New York County Lawyers’ Association and has extensive training and experience in Collaborative Law, mediation and arbitrations as well as business development. She is devoted to helping her clients achieve personally satisfying results, and often works in conjunction with innovative family health experts.
Ms. Mandarano lectures extensively on public speaking. She is also a power yoga teacher and trainer who conducts workshops throughout the northeast and has certified instructors who now teach worldwide. She has appeared on numerous television, web and news print journals and in 2010 was selected by the annual documentary Road Trip Nation as one of approximately 50 individuals who are professionally inspiring.