Christopher N. Palermo has been a partner at the law firm Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. since 2004. After receiving his undergraduate degree at Villanova University in 1996, he then attended Touro College School of Law, where he received his law degree in 2001.
After graduating from law school, Christopher joined the Law Firm his two brothers Edward Palermo and Steven Palermo had created several years earlier. Christopher immediately established the Family Court department at the law firm. Since then Christopher has exclusively limited his practice to the field of Matrimonial and Family law.
Since 2003, Christopher has handled hundreds of Divorce and Family Court matters. He has extensive experience with all types of cases including Divorce, Child Support matters, Child Custody Cases, Orders of Protection, Neglect matters involving Child Protective Services, paternity, adoptions, pre-nuptial agreements and Supreme Court post judgment enforcement and contempt matters.
Christopher takes a caring yet forceful approach to his practice, which has enabled him to effectively aid hundreds of New Yorkers going through significant and turbulent changes in their personal lives. He is always looking to obtain the quickest and most cost effective path to obtain an optimal result for his clients. However, sometimes forces align making it necessary for him to utilize his superior trial skills, which have been honed over years of trying hundreds of cases throughout the various Supreme and Family Courts of New York State.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English
Licensed since 2002
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Top Contibuter 2015||AVVO||2015|
|Customer Choice Award Divorce||Avvo||2014|
|Awarded AVVO Excellent Rating||AVVO||2014|
|Partner||Palermo Tuohy Bruno, PLLC.||2004 - Present|
|Associate||Palermo, Palermo, and Tuohy, P.C.||2001 - 2004|
|Clerk||Palermo, Palermo, and Tuohy, P.C.||1998 - 2001|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Family Court Section||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2003 - Present|
|Columbian Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2003 - 2009|
|New York State Bar||Member, admitted second department||2002 - Present|
|Baby Jane Doe||Natural Father Consented to an adoption as he was not visiting the child or paying his Court ordered support.|
|Contested Matrimonial||Client was awarded an additional $15,000.00 dollars in attorney's fees, following the settlement.|
|Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Villanova University||Liberal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Saint Anthony||N/A||High School||1989|
|Five important Steps to Prepare for a Divorce||Five things everyone should do in preparation to filing for divorce in New York State||2014|