Dylan S. Mitchell

Biography

Dylan Mitchell has more than 19 years of extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including:

  • prenuptial agreements
  • postnuptial agreements
  • custody, access, and relocation issues
  • divorce negotiation and litigation
  • equitable distribution, spousal and child support, and related ancillary issues
  • paternity proceedings

With compassion, understanding, and experience, Dylan zealously advocates for his clients during what is often the most difficult time in their lives. He has achieved favorable resolutions for his clients through negotiated settlement and, when necessary, litigation. Dylan’s representations have included many high-net-worth individuals in matrimonial disputes, involving multimillion dollar marital estates, as well as notable public figures.

Dylan has three times been a guest lecturer at Rutgers Law School on the subject of child custody disputes. He has also lectured and served as a panelist at six different New York State Bar Association CLE seminars, including:

  • “Practical Skills–Basic Matrimonial Practice: Motion Practice and Pretrial Intervention” (New York State Bar Association, Fall 2011)
  • “Practical Skills–Family Court Practice: Child Support Proceedings” (New York State Bar Association, Spring 2011)
  • “Practical Skills–Basic Matrimonial Practice: Motion Practice and Pretrial Intervention” (New York State Bar Association, Fall 2010)
  • “Practical Skills–Basic Matrimonial Practice: Motion Practice and Pretrial Intervention” (New York State Bar Association, Spring 2009)
  • “Practical Skills–Family Court Practice: Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics” (New York State Bar Association, Spring 2009)
  • “Practical Skills–Basic Matrimonial Practice: Motion Practice and Pretrial Intervention” (New York State Bar Association, Fall 2007)

Recognitions

  • 2010–2017, New York “Super Lawyer” in Family Law, listed in Super Lawyers 
  • AV Preeminent®, listed by Martindale-Hubbell®

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found here.

Affiliations

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Professional Activities

Dylan serves as chair of the Matrimonial Committee of the New York City Bar. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (New York Chapter), a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and co-chair of the Legislative, Meetings, and Fellowship Committees.

Dylan also is an attorney member of the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, and serves on the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy (University at Albany) Advisory Board.

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • State University of New York at Albany, BA, magna cum laude
  • University at Buffalo Law School, JD