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May 2023 Happenings Newsletter

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."
- John Barrymore

Upcoming FamilyKind Happenings


May 9, 2023 | 6pm - 9pm

Arte Cafe, 106 W 73rd Street, NY, NY 10023

Join us for a lively cocktail event and awards presentation bringing together the region’s most distinguished matrimonial and family law professionals — including lawyers, mediators, judges, financial services professionals, mental health providers, educators, and more!


Hon. Matthew F. Cooper (Ret.)

​The Honorable Sondra M. Miller Award

Barry Berkman, Esq.

Founding Partner, Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein LLP

Tziporah Pronman Mediation Award

Vivian Rivera Drohan, Esq.

Partner, Drohan Lee LLP

​FamilyKind Service Award

Sponsorships are still available. Email:

Sponsorships are still available. email:


Mediation Mentorship Program is Accepting Applications

familykind mediation services

About the Mediation Mentorship Program

FamilyKind hosts the FamilyKind Mediation Mentorship Program (MMP), an intensive training designed to give mediators the tools and support they need to open a private practice and to provide high-quality mediation services throughout New York State.

Each participant will be paired with a highly qualified Mentor and will also be part of an enriched educational and hands-on practical environment.

To learn more, visit us at or click the button below.


FamilyKind offers Parent Education Classes for Separating or Divorcing Parents

Join our live in-person, virtual or online NYS Certified ParentEducation Classes for Separating or Divorcing Parents!

Below please find the schedule of our upcoming live in-person and virtual classes:

To enroll, please call 212-769-3057, email or click the button.


Take Advantage of FamilyKind's Mediation Services

Pre-marital • Pre-nuptial • Co-habitation agreements Divorce/Separation • Marital/Couple Child Inclusive

  • Sessions with trained mediators held remotely or in a private setting

  • Avoid damaging effects of a high-conflict, adversarial process

  • Locations in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and remote access

  • Fees determined on a sliding scale basis

  • Services offered in English, Spanish, French and American Sign Language

  • Resolve parenting time, support and property distribution

For information about any of our Mediation services, please email Emily Jonas at


Join the Fun by Bidding on Our Amazing Auction Item!

FamilyKind’s Online Auction IS OPEN!!

Auction items range from wonderful theatre and dining to exciting sporting events, plus a huge range of offerings guaranteed to delight and surprise. Bidding on our auction items is an exciting and fun way to support FamilyKind and, at the same time, have a chance to win cool items and unique experiences!

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