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Jerome A Wisselman

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Tax

About Me

In these sensitive family matters it is essential to be comfortable with your legal representation. Our extensive experience is key to helping protect our clients and their families during an extremely difficult period.  Especially important is the personal attention and compassion we provide to help through this trying time.


 


Since 1976, The Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. has been dedicated to providing the highest level of quality service at a reasonable cost. Whether we represent individuals, families or businesses, we are committed to handling sensitive legal matters with professionalism and concern. 


 


We are a full service litigation firm concentrating on family and matrimonial law.  Our firm is ranked as one of the largest matrimonial law firms on Long Island, and our esteemed attorneys are recognized by their peers as skilled legal rights advocates for mothers, fathers, grandparents and children, which is a testiment to their expertise and social conscience. Each attorney here has a broad understanding of the complex issues of divorce, including support, custody, visitation, parental alienation, domestic abuse, property division, valuation of family owned businesses, etc.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    39 years
  2. Family: 40%
    39 years
  3. Tax: 10%
    39 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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  • Theodore W. Robinson

    I endorse this lawyer. I went to school with Jerry and have known him for over 40 years. He is honest, knowledgeable and has integrity in a field that is not always known for such things. He is a superb lawyer and you will be very satisfied with him and his firm.

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    Theodore Robinson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

1010 Northern Boulevard
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY, 11021

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leadership in the LawLong Island Business News2014
New York Metro Super LawyersNew York Metro Super Lawyer2014
Best LawyerBest of Long Island2012
Top New York LawyerArrive Magazine2011
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and Senior PartnerThe Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, PC1976 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Gotham LI LegalMember2010 - Present
Great Neck Chamber of CommerceMember2007 - Present
NY Family Law MonthlyBoard of Editors2006 - Present
NY Family Law MonthlyMember, Board of Editors2005 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Grandparents Reaching OutFormer Advisory Board Member1991 - 2004
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Family Law Section, New York State Bar AssociationMember1976 - 2010
Queens County Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Brookdale FoundationFormer Advisory Board MemberN/A
Nassau County Bar AssociationVice ChairN/A
NY State Assembly Committee on AgingFormer Advisory Board MemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
NY Family Law Monthly"Attorney Communication with DSS"2013
NY Family Law Monthly"Responding to Bulling: A Family Practitioner's Perspective2011
NY Family Law Monthly"Must I Still Pay Child Support?"2011
NY Family Law Monthly"Emancipation, Frustration of Visitation and Child Support"2011
New York Family Law MonthlyHow to Succeed in a Relocation Case2010
New York Family Law Monthly"Constructive Emancipation"2008
Law Journal Newsletter (LJN)Grandparent Custody: Part I: Recent Amendments Do Not Abrogate Bennett v. Jeffreys Requirements2005
Law Journal Newsletter (LJN)Grandparent Custody: Part II: Recent Amendments Do Not Abrogate Bennett v. Jeffreys Requirements2005
New York State Bar AssociationThe View From a New York Private Practitioner in the Trenches: Rights of Grandparents to Visitation and Custody of Their Grandchildren2000
Jerome A. Wisselman and John VirdoneIntrafamily Wiretapping in New York Custody DisputesN/A
Jerome A. Wisselman and John VirdoneIntrafamily Wiretapping in New York Custody DisputesN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
City University of New York, Queens CollegeAccountingBA - Bachelor of Arts1969

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Workshop for Mental Health ProfessionalsKatie Beers: Her Road to Recovery After a Childhood of Abuse and ABduction2014
NYC Divorce Support GroupDivorce Support Group Presenter2013
ForestdaleLed Workshops on fathers' rights and anger management2012
Training SessionNo Fault Divorce and Domestic Violence2011
SC BureauTraining Session Present for Victims Information2011
NYC Divorce Support GroupSeparation and divorce2011
Legal Workshop for Mental Health ProfessionalsInternational Parental Abductions and Parental Alienation2011
Legal Workshop on Mental Health ProfessionalsWHAT EVERY MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CUSTODY & VISITATION AND IMPORTANT SOCIAL ISSUES AFFECTING CHILDREN2010
Forestdale Support GroupAnger management and fathers' rights2010
Legal Workshop on Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Workshop for mental health and medical professionals - A Case Study: The Implications of tough Economic Times on Mental Health and the Stability of Marital Relationships2009
CBS Nightly NewsJerome Wisselman renders commentary on Goldman case2009
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawMAY 2008: Impact of Abuse & Neglect, Domestic Violence and Mental Illness on Divorce, Custody and Visitation JUNE 2008: Impact of Mental Illness on Divorce, Custody and Visitation2008
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Perspective of Marital and Domestic Issues Portrayed in American Film (May workshop and June workshop)2007
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to client issues2006
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to client issues2005
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to client issues2004
Legal Workshop Program for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to patient issuesLegal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to client issues2003
Legal Workshop for Matrimonial and Family LawLegal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals on Matrimonial and Family Law related to client issues2002
Grandparents Reaching Out (GRO) Annual Meetings from 1993-2000Grandparents Rights2000
Adjunct Professor - 1977-1981Business Law, Accounting and Math courses1981
Queensboro CollegeAdjunct ProfessorN/A

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