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Bill Hoefer has over 25 years experience as a successful general practitioner and litigating attorney in the NYC area—including the traditional adversarial approach to resolving legal disputes. A “breakaway” member of a multi-generational law firm, Bill now offers high-quality, reasonably priced Family and Divorce Mediation services at offices in Bronx, Manhattan and Westchester Counties. Always looking to make the process as fast and convenient as possible for busy clients, Bill is also able to do much or all of the paperwork by phone, fax, mail or email.

In addition to smart legal advice, the Law Office of Bill Hoefer has lots of ways to help you through this difficult transition. We can refer you to experienced, compassionate therapists for yourself or your children or to counseling centers in your area. Find you expert financial and tax advisors. And for mediation clients who’d like to doublecheck with another attorney before making a final decision,we can recommend good people we've worked with. Or refer you to a tough litigator if you decide to go for a full-blown contested divorce.
We also have a spanish-speaking collegue available.

  • Graduated from St John's Law School in 1982.
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of NY and the United States Supreme Court.
  • Member of NYS Council on Divorce Mediation, the Family & Divorce, Mediation Council of Greater NY, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Bronx County Bar Association Matrimonial Committee and the Westchester County Bar Association.
  • Extensive Mediation Training, including the Center for Family & Divorce Mediation and Safe Horizon.
  • Certified Custody, Visitation & Child Support Mediator at the Westchester Mediation Center.
  • Volunteer lawyer for InMotion, representing low-income women who were victims of domestic violence in divorce and Family Court matters.
  • Volunteer arbitrator for Bronx County Small Claims Court.