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The Law Office of Maria Novak is a multispecialty law firm. Our practice is focused in the areas of matrimonial and family law, criminal defense, and general litigation. 


Attorney Novak completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University and subsequently earned her Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.  Since her admission to the New York State Bar, Attorney Novak has worked for a small firm engaged in general practice followed by a mid-sized firm in Manhattan that specialized in the defense of individual being sued for professional malpratice.  Attorney Novak is also admitted to practice in the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.


As a result of the experience Attorney Novak acquired in her early years of practice,  Attorney Novak believes that each client deserves personal attention. Accordingly, the firm's clients are always in direct communication with her. Attorney Novak takes pride in her quality of service and is dedicated to forming relationships with her clients.  Attorney Novak sets herself apart from her competitors by making sure she is always accessible and able to address her clients’ questions and concerns expeditiously.


Attorney Novak works with clients from Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and other areas of New York State. By responding promptly to all inquiries and maintaining constant communication with her clients on the status of their cases, her clients feel comfortable and secure.  Attorney Novak takes pride in offering professional legal services that are of the highest caliber, while still affordable and designed to meet the legal and financial needs of each individual client.


Languages spoken: Russian

Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%

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    Maria is an extremely hardworking and zealous advocate who always puts her clients first. I wholeheartedly endorse her.


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Contact info

Law Office of Maria Novak

16 Flagg Place.
Suite. 301
Staten Island, NY, 10304


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Cornell UniversityIndustrial and Labor RelationsBS - Bachelor of Science2004