Mary Ann Aiello, Esq.
Attorney At Law


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


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:

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

Member: Matrimonial Committee
Grievance Committee
Family Law Committee
Advisory Committee to Nassau Academy of Law

Member and Author of Taxation for 1997 and 1998
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


NCWBA Rona Seider, Esq. Award: June, 2006