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John Smargiassi

John Smargiassi

Practice areas:

Litigation, Divorce & Separation, Family, Business, Criminal Defense

About Me

I am a lawyer working in New York City. My specialties are matrimonial law and commercial litigation. My offices are involved in all phases of business development.


Education: Graduated from Tuoro Law Center with a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude in 1994. Received a Bachelor of Science from New York University, Stern School of Business in 1991.


Published opinions: Conversion of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy to a Chapter 7 liquidation. In re Seaview Estates, Inc., 213 B.R. 427, 31 Bankr. Ct. Dec. 708 (1997). Seminal case in establishing that a claim for dissolution of a foreign limited liability company is one over which the New York courts lack subject matter jurisdiction. MHS Vent. Mgmt. Corp. v. Utilisave, 63 A.D.3d 840 (2d. Dep't 2009)



Admitted to the New York State Bar, New Jersey State Bar, U.S. District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York, and U.S. District Court of New Jersey.





Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Litigation: 35%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Mario Alexis Joseph

    John is extremely efficient and insightful. I would welcome him onto my team anytime.


    Mario Joseph Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeena R. Belil

    While John skillfully works a client's case, he maintains the ability to be extremely sensitive to a client's needs and feelings. I highly recommend him.


    Jeena Belil Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Joseph & Smargiassi, LLC

65 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY, 10006



NYCurrently registered 199503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal LeadersALM2013
Top Rated LawyersALM2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJoseph & Smargiassi, LLC2003 - Present
AttorneyThe Law Office of Mario A. Joseph2000 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Matter of MHS Venture Mgt. Corp. v Utilisave, LLCAppeal Granted

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
New York UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1991