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Brian D. Perskin developed one of the largest divorce and family law practices in the New York City area, Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. He represents individuals in complex family and matrimonial law cases and has written on topics including divorce strategy, fathers’ rights, custody rights of non-parents, pension fund assets and attorneys’ fees. He earned a BA in economics from Brandeis University in 1987 and a JD from Washington College of Law in 1990.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 60%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Family: 15%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 5%
    26 years, 250 cases



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Contact info

Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C.

44 Court Street
Suite 1210
Brooklyn, NY, 11201



NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top contributorAvvo2013
Family Law SectionBrooklyn Bar Association2012
Top ContributorAvvo2012
Volunteers LawyerNew York County Lawyers' Association2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBrian D. Perskin & Associates P.C.1993 - Present
AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of New York1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Bar AssociationFamily Law Section2005 - Present
Brooklyn Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAttorney Member2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMember2003 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkAdmitted1995 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAdmitted1995 - Present
Brandeis AssociationAlumni1987 - Present
Brooklyn Bar Association, House CommitteeN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Anonymous v. AnonymousWife recieved six months worth of support
L.B v. M.B.M.B. was held in contempt and he was precluded from introducing any evidence of the value of his business
T.L v. D.LCase Pending
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Brandeis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Skadden Arps LLP Panel DiscussionYoung Lawyers seeking Employment2011
Law DayLaw Day2011
Law DayLaw Day2010
ConferenceDivorce Strategy2010
Brooklyn Bar AssociationLaw Day2010
Law DayLaw Day2009