Lawrence Jay Braunstein is a partner in the law firm of Braunstein & Zuckerman, Esqs, located in White Plains, New York. His practice includes the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law and related civil and criminal litigation, with an expertise in child custody litigation and litigation involving allegations of child sexual and physical abuse.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Child Custody Committee; and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York. He also serves on the Board of Editors of, and is a contributor to, the Journal of Child Custody, The Matrimonial Strategist and the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma.
He regularly lectures as an invited speaker, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of child sexual abuse, physical abuse and shaken baby, child custody litigation, expert witness testimony, courtroom psychology, trial procedures, and on various related criminal, family and matrimonial law topics to judges, attorneys, medical and mental health professionals, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors (State and Federal), and child protection service personnel.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Executive Committee||2003 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Child Custody Committee||Co-chair||2003 - Present|
|Westchester County Bar Association, Interdisciplinary Committee on Mental Health and Family Law||Co-Chair||2002 - Present|
|Westchester County Bar Association, Section on Family Law||Executive Committee||1999 - Present|
|NYS Interdisciplinary Committee on Mental Health and Family Law||Executive Committee||1999 - Present|
|The Matrimonial Strategist||Red Flags or Red Herring||2004|
|The Matrimonial Strategist||Children As Pawns: Who Determines Custody?"||2003|
|New York Law Journal||Expunging Allegations of Child Abuse||2002|
|New York Law Journal||Child Sex Abuse Allegations, Recognizing One's Limits as a Practitioner||1991|
|Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|State University of New York, Binghamton||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1978|