ROBERT A. LEDER, ESQ., LCSW
366 Nash Road
North Salem, New York 10560
Phone (646) 260-4444, (914) 301-5024
Respected attorney and social worker with the expertise, compassion, and temperament to adjudicate and mediate competing claims of ligating parties. Prepared to hear arguments and review evidence with an unbiased ear with the goal of reaching fair and reasonable decisions.
New York State, First Department: February 1988
Connecticut: December 1987
CERTIFIED SOCIAL WORKER:
Passed the C.S.W. Exam March 1981
New York State Licensed Social Worker, License No. R024832
Private Attorney, 1992 – Present. Family Court Litigation.
Staff Attorney, February 1990 – 1992, D.C. 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services, Family Law Unit, New York, New York.
Staff Attorney, September 1988 – December 1989, Smith & Barbanes, Yonkers, New York: Real estate and matrimonial law.
Clinical Social Worker, Westchester Jewish Community Services, Yonkers, New York October 1980- September 1988. Psychotherapist; Supervised and trained Columbia University M.S.S.W. interns; Acting office supervisor.
Clerk Intern, Summer 1986 for the Honorable Louis Barone, Family Court of Yonkers, Yonkers, New York.
Legislative Intern, Fall 1973 for the Honorable Nicholas Ferraro, New York State Senate, Albany, New York.
Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York.
Juris Doctorate, June 1987
Honors: Dean’s List – spring 1985, fall 1986
Ranking Scholar – fall 1987
Columbia University School of Social Work,
New York, New York.
M.S.S.W. June 1979.
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.
B.A., Political Science, Cum Laude, August 1977
Related Activities and Experience
Two Term President, Bronx Family Court Bar Association and Experience Conflict Resolution and Divorce Mediation training.
Small claims arbitration.
Member of the North Salem Open Land Foundation and Million Pollinator Garden Challenge.
Organizer/participant Swim Across America in North Salem, 2019. We raised almost $10,000.00 for cancer treatment and research.
Lake Hawthorne Home Owners Association, annual lake cleanup.