Mediator's Profile

Darren Shapiro

Business Name: The Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

Since the firm’s inception, Darren M. Shapiro, Esq. has been focusing on matrimonial and family law. His background in civil litigation and criminal defense have proven very useful in providing effective representation.

As an experienced divorce attorney in Long Island and New York City, Darren personally represents all of the firm’s clients, whether by litigation, settlement negotiations, or one of the alternative methods such as collaborative law or mediation.

Darren M. Shapiro, Esq. received his Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in January 1999. He was admitted to federal practice for the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 2000.

Darren M. Shapiro, Esq. provides effective and reasonable solutions for matrimonial and family law issues as a divorce attorney, family lawyer or divorce mediator. His straight talk, approachability, tenacity and years of experience with divorce and family law cases, make this office the right selection for many individuals or couples that have divorce, separation, child custody, child support, orders of protection and other family law needs.

Situated in Nassau County, nestled in between Queens and Suffolk, this office services people and cases throughout the Long Island, Queens and other New York City region. The Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro has a toolbox of litigation, negotiation, collaborative law and divorce mediation skills to find the approach that fits each individual, family, or couple that he works with.

While it is his goal to get people through their process in the best way for them expeditiously, so that they can move on with their lives, when Mr. Shapiro is the lawyer for an individual, he fights hard to represent their interests as the situations require. Mr. Shapiro deals with divorce cases in the New York State Supreme Courts and Family Law cases in Family Court or the Supreme Court.


  •     University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, Law, 1997
  •     Emory University, BA, Psychology, 1994

Licenses & Certifications

  •     Divorce Mediator, The Center for Mediation and Training
  •     Collaborative Law Attorney, United Latino Students Association

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  •     New York State Bar, 1999
  •     Association of Professional Family Mediators, 2012
  •     New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, 2013

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