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David M. Rosoff is a member of Carton & Rosoff PC, a private law practice that focuses on Family Law, including collaborative divorce, custody and visitation, divorce and separation, and divorce mediation. Robin D. Carton and David M. Rosoff are the two partners in the firm.

Mr. Rosoff has over 30 years of experience in divorce litigation and divorce mediation, and he has been practicing collaborative divorce since 2003. He also serves as a Law Guardian in Westchester and Putnam Counties, representing children in matters involving abuse, neglect, custody, visitation, juvenile delinquency, family offenses, and Persons in Need of Supervision. Additional appointments include service as Guardian, Guardian ad Litem, and Court Evaluator in Surrogate’s Court proceedings. Mr. Rosoff has represented clients in the New York state and federal trial and appellate courts, is a member of the New York and New Jersey state bars, and is admitted to practice before the New York and New Jersey Federal District Courts, Federal Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Rosoff is the immediate past president of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals. This organization of legal, financial, and mental health professionals from the New York metropolitan area is dedicated to providing a collaborative, multi-disciplinary alternative to litigated divorce.

Mr. Rosoff is a founding member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. He serves as an editor of the New York Family Law Monthly and has published articles on collaborative divorce in the December 2005 issue, custody determinations in the November 2007 issue, parental kidnapping in 2009, non-parent custody in 2009, child testimony in 2011, and hearings for change of custody in 2013.

Memberships include the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Law Guardian Association of Westchester County, the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, the Justice Brandeis Westchester Law Society, the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, the Fee Arbitration Panel of the 9th Judicial District, the arbitration panel of the New Rochelle City Court, and the Westchester County Moderate Means Matrimonial Panel.

• Change of Custody Hearings, New York Family Law Monthly, 2013

• Child Testimony, New York Family Law Monthly, 2011

• Non-Parent Custody, New York Family Law Monthly, 2009

• Parental Kidnapping, New York Family Law Monthly, 2009

• Custody Determinations, New York Family Law Monthly, 2007.

• Collaborative Practice, New York Family Law Monthly, 2005

• Sexual Harassment, Proceedings-51st NYU Conference on Labor, May, 2000

PUBLISHED WORKS

• Editor, Collaborative Divorce, New York Family Law Monthly, December 2005

• Editor, Custody Determinations, New York Family Law Monthly, November 2007

• Editor, Parental Kidnapping, New York Family Law Monthly, 2009

• Editor, Non-Parent Custody, New York Family Law Monthly, 2009

• Editor, Child Testimony, New York Family Law Monthly, 2011

• Editor, Hearings for Change of Custody, New York Family Law Monthly, 2013

CLASSES/SEMINARS

• Co-Leader and Facilitator, Collaborative Professionals Seminar, 2011 – Present

• Radio Interview, WVOX, New Rochelle, NY, 2008

• Case Presentation, Center for Mediation in Law Collaborative Training, New York, NY, Fall, 2008

• Radio Interview, WVOX, New Rochelle, NY, 2007

• Case Presentation, Center for Mediation in Law Support and Development New York, NY, Spring, 2008

• Introduction to Collaborative Divorce, NY Collaborative Law Group White Plains, NY Fall, 2007

• Mental Health Professionals and Collaborative Divorce, NY Collaborative Law Group Chappaqua NY, Spring, 2007

• Discrimination and Immigration Reform, Institute for Federal Judges New York University, New York, NY, Fall, 2004

• Sexual Harassment, New York University School of Law, Spring , 2001

• Sexual Harassment, Proceedings-51st NYU Conference on Labor, 2000

HONORS AND AWARDS

• Super Lawyers, 2013 – 2014

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

• Law Office Of David M. Rosoff, Principal, 1983 – 1988

• Foard & Rosoff, Partner, 1980 – 1983

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES

• New Rochelle City Court Arbitrator, 1985 – Present

• Attorney Fee Arbitrator, 2009 – Present

• Justice Brandeis Westchester Law Society

• Westchester County Moderate Means Matrimonial Panel

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

• Westchester County Bar Association

• Westchester Women’s Bar Association

• New York State Bar Association, Member, 2000 – Present

• New York Associations of Collaborative Professionals, President, 2011 – 2013

• New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

• New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, Founding Member

• International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

• Law Guardian Association of Westchester County

• Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York

• Fee Arbitration Panel of the 9th Judicial District

• Arbitration Panel of the New Rochelle City Court

Admission Details
  • Admitted in 1980, New Jersey
  • 1980, New York
  • 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • 1984, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • 1980, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • 1980, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • 1980, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
Law School Attended
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Class of 1979, J.D. magna cum laude
University Attended
  • Cornell University, A.B. Biology and Society
Hobbies & Interests
  • Cycling, Music, Literature
Languages
  • French