White Plains, New York

Deborah Hope Wayne is a Westchester County attorney who serves the White Plains community. The city of White Plains is located in Westchester County, New York. White Plains is rich in diversity and has a population of 56,000. The daytime weekday population, however, is estimated at 250,000, thanks in large part to the booming business atmosphere of the city. White Plains is home to a number of businesses, top-notch restaurants, and shopping centers. In fact, downtown White Plains has emerged as a dominant shopping district in the Westchester region and boasts three shopping malls: The White Plains Mall, The Galleria at White Plains, and The Westchester. White Plains also houses Pace University School of Law, a top-ranked school in the areas of Environmental Law and International Law. The White Plains train station is located on the Harlem Line of the Metro-North Railroad. An express train runs throughout the day between White Plains and Grand Central Station, allowing for an easy commute to and from the busy downtown area of the city.

Deborah Hope Wayne is a legal practitioner who focuses on the areas of collaborative law and mediation. Through her work as a collaborative lawyer and mediator, Ms. Wayne brings problem-solving skills to negotiation and seeks to build acceptable outcomes for all parties. Collaborative Practice is a dispute resolution process that encourages parties to settle their disputes as peacefully as possible instead of pursuing litigation. Collaborative Practice is focused on protecting the integrity of the family. Ms. Wayne has been practicing in the area of family and matrimonial law since 1992. In addition to her practice, Ms. Wayne maintains a website in which she writes on various family law topics with general information for individuals. These blogs can be accessed at www.familylawmatters-blog.com.

Deborah Hope Wayne believes conflicts can be resolved in a non-adversarial manner. A majority of her professional time is spent training and educating other professionals about Collaborative Practice and Mediation. She teaches collaborative law at Pace University School of Law (located in White Plains) and has lectured on collaborative law and conflict resolution at various institutions in the New York region, including St. John’s University and Fordham Law School.

To find out more about Deborah Hope Wayne or the collaborative law process, please contact her via email at Deborah@deborahwaynelaw.com or by phone at 914.365.1200. Information is also available at www.deborahwaynelaw.com.

Ms. Wayne’s office is conveniently located in Purchase, just a few miles from downtown White Plains.

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