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Elena Karabatos

Elena Karabatos

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Marriage & Prenuptials

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Greek

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    3 years
  2. Marriage & Prenuptials: 20%
    3 years
  3. Child Support: 20%
    3 years
  4. Child Custody: 20%
    3 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Gary Burton Port

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Elena since law school. She's not only exceptionally bright, but one of the most respected attorneys in the Nassau matrimonial bar.


    Gary Port Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elena Lynn Greenberg

    I endorse this lawyer.We have worked together on difficult cases, and she is knowledgeable, trustworthy, and a highly skilled negotiator, trial attorney and draftsperson.


    Elena Greenberg Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Matrimonial Caselaw Corporation

200 Garden City Plaza
Suite 301
Garden City, NY, 11530


NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer (Family Law)Best Lawyers in America2012
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2012
Best Lawyer (Family Law)Best Lawyers in America2011
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2011
Directors' AwardNassau County Bar Association2011
Best Lawyer (Family Law)Best Lawyers in America2010
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2010
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2009
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2008
Super Lawyer (Family Law)SuperLawyers2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorHofstra University School Of Law2010 - Present
PartnerSchlissel Ostrow Karabatos, PLLC2000 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeChair2009 - 2011
Nassau County Bar Association Delegation for the New York State Bar Association House of DelegatesMember2009 - 2012
Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeEditor of Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law2007 - 2009
Fordham Law School Matrimonial Litigation and Equitable Distribution CLE ProgramChair1991 - 1995
Nassau County Courts special recommendations committeeCommitteeN/A
New York Family Law American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar Association Appellate Practice SubcommitteeFormer Co-chairN/A
Nassau County Bar Association Child Custody Sub-CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A
Nassau County Bar AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
Nassau County Bar AssociationJudiciary CommitteeN/A
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive CommitteeN/A
New York State Office of Court AdministrationMatrimonial Practice Advisory CommitteeN/A
Attorney for the Children Advisory Committee for the Tenth Judicial DistrictCommitteeN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (New York chapter)Board of ManagersN/A
New York Association of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Michie PublishersSeparation Agreements and Marital Contracts (2nd Edition)1997

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Tufts UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Practising Law Institute (various lectures)Family LawN/A