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Meredith A. Lusthaus

About Me

Although many firms advertise that they offer personal service and strive to make individual attention an important part of their process, our firm goes further in that ambition. At C&L, our dedication to personalized representation shows in our work and the results we obtain. Because we are a boutique firm by choice, we can devote more one-on-one time to clients. We delve into the unique facts of each case and develop innovative strategies to achieve each client's goals. Time and again, we have presented creative arguments that do more than win cases; they also prepare the clients for the road ahead. At C&L, our commitment to your success means that if the law leads to an unfair outcome, we lead the courts to change the law. Whether you are facing a monetary issues, child related  issues, or any other type of family law situation, you can count on the representation we provide.  Call us today.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%
    18 years



Hourly ($450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Nataliya I. Gavlin

    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent attorney with a great level of professionalism and experience.


    Nataliya Gavlin Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Carly Jill Steinberg

    I endorse this lawyer. Meredith is a competent and quality lawyer. She knows the law like no other attorney I have encountered thus far, and is a true advocate for her clients.


    Carly Steinberg Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C.

186 Joralemon Street
Suite 910
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Coffinas & Lusthaus, PC

186 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Coffinas & Lusthaus, PC

186 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201



NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Sybil Hart Kooper AwardBrooklyn Women's Bar Association2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCoffinas & Lustahus, PC1997 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Brooklyn Women's Bar AssociationChair, Matrimonial Law Committee2005 - 2010
Brooklyn Women's Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Matrimonial Law CommitteePast ChairN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Z v W (unpulished)Obtained an order directing client's spouse to pay $30,500 per month in temporary support, the mortgage and taxes on the marital home, private school tuition for the children and other direct expenses plus counsel fees.
R v MPrevented removal and relocation of client's child from Brooklyn to the West Coast.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
American UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993