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.