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Mr. Schein is a partner with the firm. Mr. Schein joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 2010 after practicing at another well-known matrimonial law firm since 2008. Mr. Schein’s law career has been entirely devoted to the practice of family law and complex matrimonial cases.  Mr. Schein has litigated matrimonial matters in both Supreme and Family Court in Manhattan, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk and Rockland County.


Mr. Schein’s practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation.  He also specializes in prenuptial agreements.  Mr. Schein has a thorough understanding of custody related matters as well as financial issues, including but not limited to, business valuations and tax issues. This understanding allows Mr. Schein to settle most cases while resorting to litigation when necessary.


Mr. Schein has been included in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Edition for 2013-2015 as a Rising Star in Family Law, a recognition bestowed on fewer than 5% of the attorneys in New York State.


Mr. Schein is a member of the New York State Bar Association (Family Law Section); New York County Bar Association (Family Law Section); Nassau County Bar Association; New  York State Women’s Bar Association; American Bar Association (Family Law Section); Association of Family and Conciliation Court; New York Association of Collaborative Professionals; and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Mr. Schein has completed the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and American Bar Association’s Family Law Trial Advocacy Program. Mr. Schein is  a certified family law mediator. Mr. Schein has taught a family law class with Jacqueline Newman and Barry Berkman for the Center for Mediation in Law. 


Mr. Schein also sits on the faculty of the New York College of Matrimonial Trial Attorneys, where he has lectured and trained attorneys in trial techniques.




Practice areas


  1. Prenuptials: 25%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Divorce: 25%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Nataliya I. Gavlin

    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent attorney with a great level of professionalism and experience.


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  • Peter L. Jameson

    I had the pleasure of working with Evan Schein early in his career and immediately knew he would excel in the divorce field. He is not only an excellent litigator and knowledgable in the law, but retains compassion for his clients as well. I absolutely endorse this lawyer.


    Peter Jameson Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd

521 5th Ave
New York, NY, 10175-0003


NYCurrently registered 200807/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBerkman Bottger Newman & Rodd2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of James J. Sexton, PC2008 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
New York Association of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A
New York College of Matrimonial Trial AttorneysFaculty MemberN/A
Association of Family And Conciliation Courts (New York)MemberN/A
National Institute Trial AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association of the State of New YorkMemberN/A
Rockland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteePast Co-chairN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Yahoo ParentingHomeless Family Fighting for Custody of Kids2015
New York Law JournalCouple's Rent Pact for Grown Children...2015
New York Law JournalCourt Declines to Apply CSSA2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Syracuse University College of LawPublic RelationsBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest InstructorTrying a custody case in New York2016
Guest InstructorTrying a custody case in New York2015