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Susan Gail Yellen

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Family Attorney at New City, NY

3.5   8 reviews

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 32 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 35 years
    Maryland - MD 36 years
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1991
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Inactive - Retired No misconduct found

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Eisenberg Yellen, LLP
146 Maple Ave
New City, NY, 10956-5042
Eisenberg Yellen, LLP
146 Maple Ave
New City, NY, 10956-5042
Susan Gail Yellen
146 Maple Ave
New City, NY, 10956-5042
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Posted by Bill | October 20, 2014
BEST LAWYER
Susan kept me informed every step of the way.If I had a question Susan had the answer. If I could not get Susan at the office she would call me back promptly. Susan worked around my busy schedule to make sure I was prepared and informed when we went to court.
Posted by Gail | May 15, 2013
Excellent lawyer ......very bright
Susan Yellen was and continues to be a great lawyer. I have been her client for over three years. She is extremely knowledgable and very sharp. She does her research. My case was and continues to be difficult. She is empathetic to all issues yet extremely tough when she has to be, especially in the court room. If she felt my thoughts/requests will not fly she let's me know by way of explanations in a kindly manner. She got me the settlement I wanted and continues to work hard on my behalf. Always responsive to my needs. I would not have survived this nasty mess if not for her guidance and hard work. I highly recommend her.
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Posted by anonymous | December 2, 2012
Does her homework - and it pays off. Trusted attorney.
Susan Yellen was always up front, didn't over bill and was responsive to my needs as a client professionally as well as what was best for my children and situation
Posted by IK | March 21, 2011
Susan Yellen, an excellent divorce attorney
Susan is a true professional with superior knowledge of matrimonial and family law in New York State. She provided expert guidance and advice, and also explained all aspects of the process so that my decisions were well informed and, what ultimately proved to be, correct choices. She was patient with me, and when necessary, knew when to be aggressive with her adversary.
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Posted by anonymous | April 29, 2010
Professional Divorce Attorney
I recently went through a difficult divorce. Susan handled my particular situation with professionalism and sensitivity. She was always available to answer my questions either by phone or email. Her advice is fair and thorough. The staff which works for her are also professional. I highly recommend Susan Yellen as an attorney.
Posted by anonymous | September 4, 2022
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B.F.A.
What a perfect lawyer if your looking to ruin your husbands life and get the kid$$$.. not afraid to ask her clients to lie, insults under her breathe towards the said husband. Some lawyers are good at what they do and do it respectfully, Some want only two things, to take a man down a notch, and to never wear anything other than black power pants heels and a rostering sweater..
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Posted by anonymous | September 2, 2022
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Embellished deposition
Susan had a lot of energy to start and was very motivated to get what I deserved$$$ But the only thing, she convinced me to embellish a story about an incident with my husband.. it was a physical argument for sure, but she convinced me saying I was so angry to claim my husband stalked me with a knife around the house. She claims it wouldn’t be a big deal it was just way heavily on the decision of the court. In the end I ended up winning but what I did to my husband with that lie devastated his reputation and I’m disgusted I took the advice of this woman. Money or no money I just feel like my soul’s been tainted by her. Some people just are dark inside. She didn’t care if he went to jail. I was disturbed a little. And the lie ate me alive..
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Posted by dick | April 16, 2013
not a good negotiator
To charge more she wastes time with unnecessary paperwork, she is not a good negotiator. I would not waste my time or money.
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Education

  • Columbus School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Columbus School of Law
  • M.S.W.
  • 1986
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award, Juvenile Law
  • 1986

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Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have worked on a number of cases with Ms. Yellen as opposing counsel. She is a tough litigator and impressive negotiator with a courtroom presence and signature style that has earned her the respect of judges and her fellow attorneys. She demonstrates a balance of professionalism and passionate advocacy that is all too rare among divorce lawyers. Although her sharp wit and quick jabs have, in more than one trial, raised my blood pressure, I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone seeking a smart, skilled, experienced and ethical attorney in a family law matter."
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Susan Gail Yellen
Family Attorney
New City, NY
Licensed for 36 years