Christopher Palermo, Esq., is the founder of Suffolk County Divorce Mediation Service. He and Riley Perry, Esq., handle all mediation matters at Suffolk County Divorce Mediation. Christopher received his undergraduate degree at Villanova University in 1996. After graduating from Villanova University, Chris then attended Touro College of Law, receiving his law degree in 2001.
Chris has handled hundreds of Divorce and Family cases. He has extensive experience with Mediation, Contested Divorce, Child Support matters, Child Custody cases, Orders of Protection, Neglect matters involving Child Protective Services, adoptions, and Supreme Court post-judgement enforcement and contempt matters.
Christopher brings a truly personal touch when it comes to Divorce Mediation. With his extensive experience as an attorney, dealing with a multitude of Divorce and Family matters, he is able to inform couples undergoing Divorce Mediation on how their decisions may affect their futures. His main goal is to ensure his clients are able to separate in an agreeable fashion, with a profound understanding of each party’s responsibilities when it comes to property allotment, child custody, spousal support, etc. Christopher is a reliable, articulate, experienced and caring Divorce Mediator.
Riley T. Perry is a divorce attorney at Suffolk Divorce Divorce Mediation Service. Riley graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelors of Science in Sports Management Magna Cum Laude. After graduating from University of Massachusetts, Riley attended the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where she received her Juris Doctor. During her time at Hofstra Law she was a member of the Hofstra Law Review where she worked as an Associate Editor.
Riley took full interest in the field of matrimonial and family law, both inside and outside of the classroom. She’s held countless legal internships in various matrimonial law firms, which gave her first hand legal experience prior to graduation. She also served as a legal intern to the Honorable Jeffery A. Goodstein of the Matrimonial Law Center, Nassau County Supreme Court.
Riley specifically handles all types of cases including Divorce, Child support, Child Custody cases, Orders of Protection, Family Court matters and Supreme Court post judgment enforcement and contempt matters.
Riley is admitted to the bar of the State of New York. She is also a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Matrimonial and Family Law Committees. She was honored as a “Top 10 Female Attorney” for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.