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Jill Altarac is the founding partner in The Altarac Law Firm. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and graduated with high distinction from the University of Michigan in 1992. In 1995, Ms. Altarac received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and was subsequently admitted to practice in New York in 1996. Since her admission in 1996, Ms. Altarac has concentrated solely in the field of matrimonial and family law. Ms. Altarac is extremely well versed in the area of matrimonial law and has handled numerous trials and proceedings in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as in each of the five boroughs of New York, over the last seventeen years.
Ms. Altarac was recently accepted as a member of the American Inns of the Court, an organization that consists of the most pristine matrimonial attorneys in Long Island. Jill Altarac is recognized as a specialist in matrimonial law, serving as a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association/Family Law Committee, the Nassau County Bar Association Custody and Family Law Subcommittee, the New York State Bar Association/Matrimonial Family Law Committee and the American Bar Association Matrimonial/Family Law Committee. She is also a member of the Nassau County Women's Bar Association.
Ms. Altarac is a strong advocate for her clients. She will work with her client in an effort to obtain the most favorable outcome in a cost effective and expedited fashion. She is extremely dedicated to her clients and makes certain that their rights are protected throughout the matrimonial proceedings. She has argued cases before the New York Supreme Court and Family Court and the New York State Appellate Division.
In addition, Ms. Altarac has served as a distinguished lecturer for the National Business Institute, and New York Life Insurance and the Professional Speaker's Bureau, Inc. Her lectures have covered numerous topics in the Matrimonial/Family law area, notably grandparent visitation rights, custody, visitation and support issues, equitable distribution considerations, property rights, ethical considerations in divorce cases and settlement negotiation tactics.
While Ms. Altarac understands that all children's financial interests should be protected throughout the divorce proceedings, she is especially cognizant that the rights of special needs children must be addressed, on a case by case basis, so that their necessary services are maintained and continued for the children. Thus, she makes certain that the financial provisions, as set forth in the legal documents are tailored to the individual child's needs. Ms. Altarac currently serves as the Vice President of Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) in the Syosset School District.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2017|
|10 Best||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2016|
|10 Best||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2015|
|Partner||Davis & Altarac||1995 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Nassau County Women's Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Brooklyn Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of Michigan||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Cedarhurst JCC||Grandparent visitation||2011|
|Matrimonial issues||Grandparent visitation rights||2007|
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