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Maria Coffinas

About me

Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C. is a boutique law firm that was established in 1997. During our years in practice, we have earned strong respect within the legal community. We are focused on helping individuals and families resolve their complex divorce matters and achieve the smoothest transitions possible. From the time that our firm was first established, we have demonstrated a consistent capability to effectively handle each aspect of the court process, from negotiation to litigation.

Whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, you can rely on our firm to help you through each step. If you are looking for a Brooklyn divorce attorney to help you navigate this difficult and emotional time in your life, you can trust in the legal guidance of our firm. Even if your case involves high court appeals, we can help! We address even the most complex, contentious, and emotionally charged issues related to matrimonial law.


Languages spoken: Greek

Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    30 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Kenneth M Keith

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the priveledge of working with Maria as co-counsel on a very unique matter. Her competence and professionalism have been evident throughout. She knows when to display an agressive posture and when to adopt a collaborative approach to benefit the client. I wholeheartedly reccommend her.


    Kenneth Keith Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Steven Jay Mandel

    I endorse this lawyer. Maria was my adversary in a hotly contested, high net worth, emotionally charged case. This matter never would have been resolved as amicably and expeditiously as it had if not for her expertise. Thank you, Maria!


    Steven Mandel Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C.

186 Joralemon Street Suite 910
Brooklyn, NY, 11201


NYCurrently registered 198503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Beatrice M. Judge Recognition AwardBrooklyn Women's Bar Association2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Matrimonial Pro Bono ProjectCo-chair2014 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationmemberN/A
Brooklyn Women's Bar AssociationmemberN/A
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionmemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
F v FCollected 2.7 Million dollars in assets for our client by having her former spouse incarcerated until he paid in full
F v. FJudgment of Divorce affirmed.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
City University of New York, Brooklyn CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981