Attorneys

Aimee L. Richter

Aimee is a partner of the firm and the co-chair of the firm’s matrimonial and family law practice group.

Aimee has been recognized as an outstanding lawyer in New York by several publications, including The New York Times and New York Magazine. She was appointed in 2016 by the Chief Judge of the Appellate Division, First Department, as a Special Master to mediate matrimonial and family law appeals. She was also appointed by the Chief Judge of the Appellate Division, Second Department, to serve on the Committee of Character and Fitness for the 2nd, 10th, 11th and 13th Districts. She is the President-Elect of the Brooklyn Bar Association, and will be inducted as its President in June, 2017. She serves as a co-chair of the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Family Law Section, a member of the Judiciary Committee, the Articles Editor of the Brooklyn Barrister, and an Arbitrator for the Matrimonial Fee Dispute Panel. Aimee also co-chairs the Kings County Matrimonial Pro Bono Project, and is an active member of the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates.

Prior to joining the firm, Aimee was a member of Bender Rosenthal & Richter LLP, Isaacs & Richter LLP, and Goldberg & Cohn LLP.

Education

State University of New York, Albany, New York, magna cum laude (B.A., 1990)
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1993), Merit Richardson Scholar (1990-1993)

Professional Memberships

  • Brooklyn Bar Association
    • President-Elect (2016-Present)
    • Executive Board (2011-Present)
    • Member, Board of Trustees (1996-2005) (2008-June 2011)
    • Co-chair, Family Law Section (2015-Present)
    • Vice-chair, Family Law Section (2008-2014)
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Member, House of Delegates (2014-Present)
    • Member, Family Law Section Committee (2004-Present)
  • New York College of Matrimonial Trial Attorneys
    • Faculty Member (2014-Present)
  • New York City Bar Association
    • Member, Matrimonial Law Committee (2008-2014)
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Family Law Section (2004-Present)
  • New York Women’s Bar Association
    • Member (2002-Present)
  • Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Trustees (2002-2003)
  • Sanctuary for Families
    • Member, Legal Advisory Council (2000-2001)

Presentations, Published Works, Honors

  • How to Try a Custody Case, New York College of Matrimonial Trial Attorneys – July 2015, February 2016
  • Confidentiality Provisions in the New Era of Social Networking, Appellate Division 1st Department – December 2015
  • How to Avoid Malpractice Claims, New York Women’s Bar Association – May 2015
  • Attorney Advisor, Stuyvesant High School, Mock Trial Team – 2014
  • The Mechanics and Merits of Fee Dispute Arbitration, Brooklyn Bar Association -May 2013
  • Nuts and Bolts of Taking a Deposition – Brooklyn Bar Association – April 2013
  • Judge, Empire State Mock Trial – January 2012
  • Separate Property Revisited, Post Fields, Brooklyn Barrister – March 2011
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