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Ava G. Gutfriend

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Ava G. Gutfriend, Esq. is the leading attorney at the Bronx law firm, The Law Office of Ava G. Gutfriend. Ms. Gutfriend received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985 from New York University, and her Juris Doctorate degree in 1989 from Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law. She has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1990, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Bronx Bar Association, and the Bronx Family Court Bar Association. Attorney Gutfriend is a former Prosecutor for the City of New York Corporation Counsel Department of Legal Affairs, and has over 20 years of experience litigating and negotiating in all aspects of family law.



Over the years, Attorney Gutfriend has become known for the personalized, dedicated, and one-on-one service she has to offer for every client she represents. When an individual decides to retain the representation of The Law Office of Ava G. Gutfriend, she will examine all the details surrounding the situation, find out the client’s goals, address any issues they may be facing, and develop a personalized strategy that is tailored to fit their specific needs. New York family laws are constantly changing, and Ms. Gutfriend works to make sure that she is always aware of any amendments that may occur. Attorney Gutfriend understands that family law matters can be some of the most difficult legal issues to work through, and she acknowledges that emotions are bound to run high when working through them. She believes that no one should ever have to face New York family courts alone, and offers her representation so that individuals will not have to. Whether you need assistance with matters involving divorce, child custody, or alimony, contact The Law Office of Ava G. Gutfriend to find out about retaining the representation of Attorney Gutfriend. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 20%
    25 years
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 20%
    5 years
  3. Divorce: 20%
    25 years
  4. Child Custody: 20%
    25 years
  5. Child Abuse: 20%
    25 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Judd S Nemiro

    A highly experienced, well-rounded and compassionate attorney. I endorse this lawyer.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Pashan Movasseghi

    I endorse this lawyer. She is skilled and well-respected in the community.


    Pashan Movasseghi Family Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of Ava G. Gutfriend

190 East 161st. Street
Bronx, NY, 10451


NYCurrently registered 199003/13/2015
NJLicense Administratively Revoked198904/16/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
20 Years of Practice RecognitionAmerican Bar Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Ava Gutfriend1995 - Present
AttorneyRadio City Music Hall1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bronx Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bronx Family Court Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
New York University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985

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