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Katherine Eisold Miller
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Katherine Eisold Miller is a prominent Collaborative Lawyer and family mediator with a practice located in Westchester County and New York City, NY. After a decade of child welfare and matrimonial litigation, she abandoned the court system in search of a better way for families to resolve disputes. Becoming a mediator in 1998 and one of the first and best known Collaborative Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area, Miller has made it her mission to educate the public about the importance of choosing a way to get divorced once the decision to divorce or separate is made. Miller advocates putting the needs of children first, respecting the parties and alleviating the stress and agony of divorcing families.

Miller has been married and divorced and remarried. She has two children from her first marriage and one from her second in addition to two stepchildren. She uses these personal experiences in her practice to help people acknowledge the difficulty of the divorce process regardless of model and to affirm their feelings of rage, sadness, fear, relief, etc.. Read more about Katherine’s practice and philosophy at www.westchesterfamilylaw.com.

Katherine is Vice President of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and President-elect. She teaches mediation and Collaborative Practice with the Center for Understanding in Conflict (Center for Mediation in Law) and conducts frequent trainings on Collaborative Practice and mediation for lawyers, mental health professionals, financial professionals and others. Katherine has also taught at New York University, the White Institute for Psychoanalysis and Brooklyn Law School.

Katherine grew up in New York City and received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College. She received her law degree from Fordham University Law School. She is admitted to the bars of New York and Connecticut. After litigating matrimonial matters for 14 years, she devoted her practice exclusively to Collaborative Practice and mediation in 2002.

Blog Entries by Katherine Eisold Miller

Divorcing Mr. Mom

(28) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 12:22 PM

Traditional assumptions about gender roles may be weakening in today's marriages, but they are going strong in divorce. Women who were the higher-earners in their marriage don't want to pay alimony, and many men are uncomfortable receiving it. Higher-earning women are often more reluctant than men to share their retirement...

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Prenuptial Agreements . . . Why Have One?

(6) Comments | Posted September 19, 2012 | 6:22 PM

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Lately, I have been getting a lot of requests from clients for prenuptial agreements. As people marry later and accumulate assets prior to marriage, they are looking to protect those assets. A prenuptial agreement can alleviate some pre-wedding anxiety for people...

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What I Wish People Learned About Marriage and Divorce in High School

(14) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 4:10 PM

When I was a little girl, I sometimes looked in the mirror and imagined who I might marry and what I might wear on my wedding day. Later as a teenager, I sometimes wrote my name as if I were married to my boyfriend de jour, just to see what...

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What I Wish People Learned About Marriage and Divorce in High School

(74) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 3:56 PM

When I was a little girl, I sometimes looked in the mirror and imagined who I might marry and what I might wear on my wedding day. Later as a teenager, I sometimes wrote my name as if I were married to my boyfriend de jour, just to see what...

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