Mary Ann Aiello, Esq.
Attorney At Law

Admission:

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court,
State of New York, Second Judicial
Department, May, 1981

Education:

Juris Doctor, June, 1980, St. John’s University School of Law: Graduated top 25%

Bachelor of Science, May, 1976, Fordham University: Graduated Cum Laude

Trial Experience:

SUPREME COURT: Contempt proceedings; Custody proceedings (initial determination, change of custody, including relocation); Grounds (abandonment, cruel and inhuman, adultery); Support (initial determinations and modification proceedings); Enforcement proceedings; Equitable Distribution Issues

FAMILY COURT: Custody and Visitation, Orders of Protection, including violation proceedings; Support Petitions, Paternity Petitions, Neglect and Abuse Petitions, Administrative Law Hearings

Professional Associations:

NASSAU COUNTY WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION:
Recording Secretary: 1995-1996
Corresponding Secretary: 1996-1997
Treasurer: 1997-1998
Vice-President 1998-2001
President 2001-2002
Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York;
Matrimonial Committee
Delegate 1996-2003
Co-chair 2002-2004, 2007-2008, 2008-2009
WBASNY Children’s Rights Committee Chair 2005-2006

NASSAU COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION:
Member: Matrimonial Committee
Grievance Committee
Family Law Committee
Advisory Committee to Nassau Academy of Law

NY FAMILY LAW AMERICAN INN OF COURT:
Member and Author of Taxation for 1997 and 1998
Survey
Master as of 2009
Secretary and Treasurer: 2011 – 2013 Term

Educational Associations:

Hofstra University:Adjunct Professor, Matrimonial Law: 1996 to 1999

Adelphi University:Adjunct Professor, Matrimonial Law: 1987-1996

Speaking Engagements:

St. John’s University School of Law:
Matrimonial Law and Child Custody Issues: October, 1998
Preparation of a Custody Case: April, 1999
How to Handle Basic Family Court Proceedings: March, 2003; April, 2005
Basics of Custody Litigation: March, 2006

Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York:
Child Support Enforcement, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders: Equitable Distribution, 1998
Matrimonial Practice: Ethical Considerations and Fee Collection: May, 2002
Matrimonial Law: Pension Issues: May, 2003
Matrimonial Law: Finding the Money: May, 2004

Nassau Academy of Law:
Family Law Update: February, 1999
Effectively Using Psychiatric/Psychological Experts & Reports in Civil & Criminal Cases: February, 2000
Dean’s Hour Matrimonial Preliminary Conf.: May, 2004

New York State Bar Association:
How to Litigate a Child Support Proceeding: April 2004
Substantative Motions During a Matrimonial Case: October, 2004
How to Handle a Custody Case: April, 2007
How to Litigate a Child Support Proceeding: April, 2008
Family Court Practice: April, 2009
Women in Law Symposium: April, 2010
The Role of the Attorney for the Child: April, 2010
Bridging the Gap: March 2011

Hofstra University Law School:
Trial Advocacy Program: 2000-2003

Hofstra University Law School - Trial Techniques Program:
Counseling and Negotiation, January, 2006
Counseling and Negotiation, January, 2007
Counseling and Negotiation, January, 2009

Radio Broadcast:

Nassau Community College Radio

Awards:

NCWBA Rona Seider, Esq. Award: June, 2006