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Elliot S. Schlissel

Elliot S. Schlissel

Practice areas:

Family, Foreclosure, Estate Planning, Criminal Defense

About Me

Established in 1978, The Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel is a multi-service firm of five lawyers committed to client-focused, cost-effective legal services in the Five Boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Our law office provides high quality, personalized legal services regarding divorce, family law, foreclosure defense, criminal cases, real estate, personal injury, elder law, bankruptcy, and wills, trusts and estates. Mr. Schlissel graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1972 and attended the Hofstra and Buffalo law schools.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Foreclosure: 30%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Catherine May Co

    Elliot is one of the best attorneys I have met in my career. He is my mentor. He taught me everything I know about lawyering. He is not only the best trial lawyer ever but he is a great person and friend. I highly recommend Elliot!


    Catherine Co Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Mitchell Aaron Nathanson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Mitchell Nathanson Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


NYCurrently registered 197703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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 4.5 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who In American Law2014
Top Legal EagleLong Island Pulse Magazine2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Elliot Schlissel1978 - 2015

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Commercial Lawyers Conference of New YorkPresident1982 - 1982
Commercial Lawyers Conference of New YorkPresident1981 - 1981
Nassau County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Queens County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
State University of New York, OswegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association SeminarPre-Paid Legal ServicesN/A