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Anyone going through a divorce and the associated very difficult decisions relating to the children (if there are any) marital assets and future earnings, support and maintenance needs an experienced, skilful, compassionate and result driven divorce and family law attorney.


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With more than 35 years of experience, Bruce Provda is one of New York’s most experienced divorce and family law attorneys. He is a lawyer who concentrates exclusively on his clients’ rights, their interests and how to achieve the best result possible in any circumstance.

Bruce has represented thousands of clients going through different kinds of divorce, legal separation or other family law related matters for more than three decades. With his extensive knowledge of the law and high level of expertise, he provides his clients with cutting edge service. No matter how complex or difficult aspects of your case may be, Bruce will work with you to find creative solutions to them by expertly simplifying matters and spreading your options out for you to make an informed decision. 


Provda Law Firm

40 Wall Street, 11 Floor

New York, NY 10005

(212) 671-0936


Languages spoken: English, Hebrew, Russian

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Uncontested Divorce: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%



Hourly ($350-480/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Steven P. Kuhn

    Bruce Provda is a highly experienced matrimonial attorney who fights hard for his clients. He knows the law and uses it to obtain excellent results for his clients.


    Steven Kuhn Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Ivan Bliven

    I endorse Mr Provda. I have reviewed his many contributions on Avvo and found them to be highly competent & professional. Potential clients in the NYC area with divorce or family law cases will be well-served by retaining him.


    David Bliven Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Provda Law Firm, P.C.

40 Wall Street
11 Floor
New York, NY, 10005

15014 Village Rd Apt C
Jamaica, NY, 11432-1006

1123 Avenue Z
Brooklyn, NY, 11235



NYCurrently registered 197403/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar Association1997
Gold Medal AwardNew York State Bar Association1985
AwardLegal Aid and Defender Association1982
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar AssociationN/A
VolunteerNew York County Lawyers' AssociationN/A
Pro Bono Service AwardFederal Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerProvda Law Firm, P.C.1974 - Present
AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of New York1978 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Russian American Bar AssociationAffiliate Member2013 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Brooklyn Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Southern District of New York)Member1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAdmitted to Practice1975 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkAdmitted to Practice1974 - Present
Matrimonial Lawyers AllianceMemberN/A
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vik vs. TJN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Huffington PostDivorce American Style2014
Family Lawyer MagazineThe Insider's Guide to Deadbeat Moms2014
Insurance Counsel JournalWhen is it ok to take your Ex-Spouse off Health Insurance2014
Guardian LVJudge Douglas Woodlock : Memorable Career on Bench2014
ABC NewsTop 7 Worst States for Divorce2014
ForbesDivorce, Not Domestic Violence, Is Biggest Issue At Home For Professional Athletes2014
New York City Law ReviewAds2006
New York Law JournalAdvertising1989
New York State Bar NewsChristian divorce1987
New York Law JournalClass1987
New Jersey Family LawyerDivorce Litigation1981
New York Law ForumMarriage Annulment in New YorkN/A
New York Daily RecordCounseling in DivorceN/A
Brooklyn Bar Association JournalFathers rights protectionN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
New York University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Yale UniversityLawOnline seminarN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, AICPA Divorce Seminar CommitteeProtecting the rights of disabled2003
WebinarUnderstanding Family Law2000
InterviewFighting child custody2000
Lawyers Club of AmericaInternational Child Abduction1998
Lawyers Helping LawyersLGBT DivorcesN/A
Annual ConferenceDivorceN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionAdN/A