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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

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Practice areas


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


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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NYCurrently registered 197703/13/2015
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-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 4.5 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law2015
Top Ranked LawyerNewsday2015
Top Ranked LawyerNew York Law Journal2015
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who In American Law2014
Top Legal EagleLong Island Pulse Magazine2012
CitationNew York State Academy of Trial Lawyers2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1996
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1991
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1990
Distinguished Service CertificateAmerican Lawyers Quarterly1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Elliot Schlissel1978 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Trial LawyersMember2009 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1996 - Present
American Prepaid Legal Services InstituteOfficer1992 - 1992
United States Supreme CourtMember1987 - Present
Commercial Lawyers Conference of New YorkPresident1982 - 1982
Commercial Lawyers Conference of New YorkPresident1981 - 1981
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkMember1978 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMember1978 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Queens County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
State University of New York, College at OswegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bar Association SeminarPre-Paid Legal Services1999