Law & Mediation Office of Bracha Etengoff
Bracha is also a writer and editor. She is a contributor to Reflections on Mortality, a collection of essays that portrays human existence as a fragile, terminal gift, which encourages us to live dynamic, purposeful lives. Currently, Bracha is editing an anthology about the psychological aspects of serious illness and the importance of patient advocacy.
Bracha Etengoff is an attorney and mediator with thirteen years of broad-based experience. Her practice areas include estate planning and probate, divorce mediation, and prenuptial agreements. She also represents small businesses. Bracha holds a Masters degree in Psychology as well as a JD, which enables her to address her clients' needs with perceptiveness and sensitivity. Bracha serves clients throughout New York City, Nassau County, and New Jersey.
As a Mediator for the New Jersey Judiciary, Bracha facilitated loan modification solutions that prevented foreclosures. Prior to that, she was an Associate at the law firm of Levy Konigsberg, where she litigated high value mass torts cases and supervised Surrogate's Court proceedings. Bracha also devoted two years to environmental litigation on behalf of public interest organizations, including the Sierra Club.
Bracha interned for the Hon. Sonia Sotomayor (then of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit) and studied alternative dispute resolution while in law school. She has coached mediation trainings and served as the Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Mentoring Circle at the New York City Bar Association.