A native of Long Island, Samantha Gellman-Carollo began her legal career in the Suffolk County Family Court. Ms. Gellman-Carollo thereafter joined an inner borough Domestic Violence Clinic advocating for victims in dire need for urgent relief. She then joined a prominent divorce firm in New York City, and then found her niche in a reputable Nassau County boutique matrimonial firm. Since 2010, Ms. Gellman-Carollo has specialized in all aspects of divorce, matrimonial and family court. She has the unique perspective of litigation from all vantage points, and has always prioritized providing the highest quality of legal representation when working with her clients and colleagues. As a result, Ms. Gellman Carollo is widely respected as a leading matrimonial practitioner, being a zealous advocate and distinguished attorney.
Ms. Gellman-Carollo is also a member of the New York State, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Queens Bar Associations, where she enjoys sharing knowledge and experiences with the judiciary, and her colleagues. She further understands the importance in always having the current developments in matrimonial and family law, believing it to be crucial to the effective representation of the firm’s clientele.
Given her extensive experience, and collaborative approaches for resolution, Ms. Gellman-Carollo is uniquely familiar with the complex financial aspects of the New York State equitable distribution law, and often provides professional insight into how certain monetary matters may intertwine with others. While navigating the daunting process, Ms. Gellman-Carollo also maintains a keen awareness and appreciation of the enormous stress which the process places on the client.
Ms. Gellman-Carollo believes that she serves her clients best by interpreting the legal process in palatable terms, helping them manage their expectations, all while providing a figurative shoulder to lean on, and hand to hold. Her goal is to assess each case using the totality of circumstances, and work with a client to navigate the trajectory of the course in the resolution best suited for their best interests.
Outside the office, Ms. Gellman-Carollo enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing board games.