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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Family Law Practictioners||New York Magazine||2015|
|Associate||Wisselman & Associates||2010 - Present|
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|New York State Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island||Member||N/A|
|New York State Council on Divorce Mediation||Member||N/A|
|Academy of Professional Family Mediators||Member||N/A|
|New York Association of Collaborative Professionals||Member||N/A|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||N/A|
|HIA-LI, Membership and Mentoring Comittees||Member||N/A|
|Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts||Member||N/A|
|Long Island Business News||The Newest Civil Rights Attorney||2012|
|Wisselman & Associates||DIVORCE: Decreasing awards for professional licenses and degrees||2012|
|Wisselman & Associates||Can a Parent Sue Another Parent for Parental Alienation?||2012|
|Wisselman & Associates||Can Parents Kidnap Their Own Children?||2012|
|Wisselman & Associates||Relocation and Fostering a Relationship||2012|
|Hofstra University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|State University of New York, Albany||American History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|SUNY Farmingdale University||Criminal Law and Criminal Justice||N/A|
Posted by anonymous
Jordan did not return my calls, emails, asked me to contact my ex when a restraining order was in place.
Failed to get child support money from my ex for over an year.
Failed to file a violation petition for a restraining order.
Extended the matter by lots of adjournments dates to extend the court hours and run my retainer as fast as he could.
Unprofessional and unethical.
Posted by Toni M
In Jan. 2011, I hired Jerome, of Wissleman, Harounian & Associates. After a week (after the 3 day allowance to break the contract), they just hired Jordan Trager and unfortunately gave him my divorce to handle. This man, didn't return calls, emails, and keep loosing important papers. I had to keep reminding him that He Worked For Me NOT For My Husband! During the 3 ring circus of a Divorce Trial, he again had me trying to get bank statements on the lunch break, (which he lost 2 times prior already), he didn't object, or cross examine. When the judge yelled at me for not providing papers after she subpoenaed me, I turned to her asked "what subpoena?" She said she sent it to my counsel, Jordan. He lost it and never informed me of such. Not only did they charge me $75,000 but I was stuck with my ex-husbands credit card debt of $42,000, that he charged on my cards during the marriage. The judge ordered that my ex was to pay me $2500.00 towards my divorce bill. I had paid Jordan and his firm in full. My ex sent the firm the $2,500.00 and they refused to give it to me; they kept it. Even when we were putting a custody agreement together, I didn't want to sign since it was allowing my ex to put the children in a psychiatric facility if he chooses, (and he did try to do so, but I got a better lawyer when that time came, and my children were saved). I also wanted the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, he refused to add it because I wasn't Jewish. But my ex got Veterans Day and he nor his family members weren't Vets. Double Standard.
A Divorce is a very emotional, trying time. You do not need to feel that your lawyer is not working for you. I do not recommend this very expensive lawyer who isn't worth a quarter of his bill.
After the divorce, I was served with bogus custody papers. I did not want to loose so I hired the best lawyer in New York. My ex-husband complained in court that he wanted me to rehire Jordan and fire my new lawyer and that wasn't happening. Even the judge wouldn't side with him. Run!
Posted by Kathleen
A motion was supposed to be made by my counsel to win me the legal fees they seek. ( as per my attorney Jordan Trager "you have no income that I am aware of" while no one knows what if anything the court would have awarded in entering into the final agreement,representation that I would come out ahead. In fact it was my belief that I would get a substantial award,even if the exact amount could not be predicted. The court right at the onset,earlier in the case awarded me 7,5000.00 9/23/2013 then on 4/18/2015 the court ordered that my ex pay them another 10,000 in legal fees. They asked for 20,000!!!
In the order it states given the lack of complexity of issues in this case,lack of hearings,the ordinary nature of the settlement involving the parenting schedule,financial and equitable distribution. Simple cut and dry!!! So apparently as the non monied spouse the court felt I was entitled to substantial award of counsel fees.I am now advised by other attorneys in consultation with them that without the help of my attorneys who may or may not have to testify or affirm under oath in writing as to what they did and document thier efforts,to get me that award,as well as make a motion to post judgement. I will not be likely to be successful or as successful and it will cost me more money unless my attorneys would make that motion. My attorney has turned on me by serving me with fee dispute papers,my case is not finished, QUADRO is not done I had to hire another lawyer to handle this. I found out my divoce was final via my ex. They have my files won't releases them..
They have lied and now are suing me for 25,000 dollars on top of the 17,000 the court awarded them from my ex! Plus the monies I paid them..
And not only can I thereby not trust them with the application that I have the right to make as per the stipulation settlement,but they have told me outright they wouldn't even make the application for the 25,000. While I understand now that I only retained them through the point divorce,something that was not really clear until now to me,I still yet relied on their verbal representations and implications. I have no legal background,they on the other hand are purportedly or I would at least hope well versed on the law and knew this and had a duty to make it clear,which again they did not.