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Howard E. Knispel

Howard E. Knispel

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Bankruptcy & Debt, Criminal Defense, Residential

About Me

Your neighborhood attorney for all your legal needs. Specializing in Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Real Estate, Criminal and Bankruptcy. Member of the Suffolk County Bar Association.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    24 years
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    23 years
  3. Family: 20%
    24 years
  4. Residential: 10%
    26 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    23 years



Hourly ($300-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

27 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Knispel. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Pierre Lacour

    One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Lacour Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of Howard E.Knispel

354 Veterans Hwy.
Commack, NY, 11725



NYCurrently registered 198903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedStrathmore's Who Who2003
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Prosecuting AttorneySuffolk County Traffic Agency2013 - 2014
Town Board of EthicsCity of Smithtown2006 - 2009
OwnerHoward E. Knispel, P.C.2001 - Present
AssociateSari Friedman, P.C.2000 - 2001
AssociateFeldman, Kramer & Monaco1998 - 2000
Administrative JudgeNYC Taxi and Limousine Commission1994 - 1996
ProfessorNew York Paralegal School1993 - 1995


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Suffolk County Bar Association, Matrimonial and Family Law CommitteeMember1998 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Eisenhower CollegePolitics and International PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981