Warren S. Hoffman, Esq. is an attorney, admitted to practice law before the Courts of the State of New York since 1984. Mr. Hoffman has received extensive training and certification in mediation, arbitration and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Further, he has lectured fellow legal professionals in approved Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses, touting the benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the mediation process. Having litigated matrimonial and family law matters for over 30 years, Mr. Hoffman is a firm believer that mediation is a process that saves parties money, time, and stress, while preserving the parties’ relationship for their benefit and the benefit of their families. His compassionate nature and knowledge of the applicable laws has aided numerous families in reaching a resolution of their marital difficulties free of the acrimony and high costs typical of contested litigation. By way of personal background, Mr. Hoffman is married with two children and two grandchildren. He also has a private pilot license and enjoys flying his single engine aviation aircraft.
Director of Mediation
Lisa has been the firm’s mediation director for more than 25 years, having successfully acted as the liaison and facilitator for parting spouses using knowledge, compassion, and purpose. She graduated with her both her BBA and MBA from Hofstra University. While attending graduate school, she did extensive research to write a thesis on mediation and became readily aware about its effectiveness particularly when it comes to divorce - noting its benefits in reaching mutual financial and other goals, while preventing the unnecessary shattering of families. She is an active member of the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women, the Merrick Chamber of Commerce, and the WNRC. She has chaired the Kiwanis Adopt-a-Family program, and is a minister of consolation for her local church. In addition, as owner of both residential and commercial mortgage businesses, she’s extremely versed in real estate and financing, both of which are areas that come up very frequently in negotiating settlements.
Leonard R. Sperber, Esq. is an attorney, admitted to practice law before the Courts of the State of New York since 1989. Mr. Sperber boasts years of experience, successfully mediating matrimonial disputes between parties without the time, expense and heartache of contested litigation. He has also lectured fellow legal professionals in approved Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses in the areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the mediation process. Mr. Sperber draws upon his vast experience as a matrimonial and family law attorney, guiding clients towards a resolution that is conciliatory, cost-effective, and crafted to meet the clients’ individual needs. In addition to serving his clients, Mr. Sperber enjoys spending time with his wife, children and two young grandchildren.