Law & Mediation Offices of Bracha Y. Etengoff, PLLC
Bracha is also a writer and editor. She is a contributor to Reflections on Mortality, a collection of essays which points out that human existence is a fragile, terminal gift, and that accepting this encourages us to live dynamic, purposeful lives. www.reflectionsonmortality.com. Currently, Bracha is editing an anthology of essays by patients, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, and attorneys about the psychological aspects of serious illness and the importance of patient advocacy.
Bracha Etengoff is an attorney and mediator with twelve years of broad-based experience. She practices estate planning and family and elder mediation, and 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. She is the Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Mentoring Circle at the New York City Bar Association, and has coached mediation trainings. Bracha serves clients throughout New York City, Nassau county, and New Jersey.
Bracha previously served as a Mediator for the New Jersey Judiciary where she facilitated loan modification solutions that prevented foreclosures. Prior to that, she was an Associate at the law firm of Levy Konigsberg for three years. There, she litigated high value mass torts cases, and took charge of Surrogate's Court proceedings to distribute settlements to plaintiffs' families. Bracha also devoted two years to environmental litigation on behalf of public interest organizations such as 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.