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Scott I. Orgel is a zealous legal advocate for individuals facing family law and matrimonial matters throughout New York. Mr. Orgel earned his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University, School of Law and is a member of many local and state bar associations. He has been representing clients for nearly a decade and brings a unique level of zeal and passion to every case he takes on. Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Orgel has worked with clients from all social and financial backgrounds, always remaining driven to provide the highest caliber of legal representation possible. He has been included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list for 2013 and 2014 and continues to improve his legal skills each passing year. Mr. Orgel focuses on giving clients the personalized and meaningful counsel they need for their specific situation, whether they are facing a complex divorce or heated child custody issue. 

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Licensed

  1. Divorce: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Child Support: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Family: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Evan Scott Seckular

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    Evan Seckular Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Andrew Douglas Weitz

    I endorse this lawyer, he is very knowledgable in all matters involving family law, and I often confer with him when seeking advice on behalf of my clients who are involved in marital or custody disputes.

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    Andrew Weitz Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Scott I. Orgel

445 Park Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY, 10022

Eiges & Orgel, PLLC

225 Broadway, Suite 1607
New York, NY, 10007

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
NJLicense Administratively Revoked200609/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyThe Law Office of Scott I. Orgel2011 - Present
Legal SecretaryHon. Joan B. Lobis2004 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (New Jersey chapter)MemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Essex County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Morris County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Esther York v. Joseph York; 69 A.D.3d 620 (N.Y. App. Div. 2010)The Court sided with Mr. Orgel's client and the wife's appeal was denied.
Rajpurohit v. Rajpurohit; 2014 NY Slip Op 07641Mr. Orgel won the appeal for his client, the Wife, such that New York State retained jurisdiction over the divorce.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Johns Hopkins UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2001