With the skills of a former prosecutor, (an ADA in Suffolk County), combined with the experience of over decade representing children as a Law Guardian (attorney for the child) Mrs. Issberner's firm has been devoted to matrimonial law for many years.
The devoted staff lovingly scold her for notorious "free" one hour consultations, that turn into half-days. Mrs. Patricia Issberner will sit and carefully listen to those poor souls who pour out their worst tragedies at her conference room table, nicknamed "the table of tears" for the desperate souls who have sat there once before...the tissue box sits upon the glass table; a constant fixture. Pain in divorce can take one to the ground and it can be ugly and heartbreaking. But at the "table of tears" all those with a pure heart are welcome to cry and use all the tissues they need.
Now with a firm that has blossomed into the presence that it is today, she still provides her cell phone number to those who are in special need, and again is scolded for her constant "N/C" (no charge) written next to her time slip. For the worst day of one's life, where is one to turn for advice on their divorce? A seasoned litigator who "prosecutes" a matrimonial case, with her own rags to riches story that will inspire any soul, if a soul exists within.
No mission statement necessary as one word will do: EXCELLENCE. Mrs. Issberner does not accept all clients, nor will she overload herself with too many wonderful ones, as excellence must be managed properly and not spread too thin.
When the time for tears ends and should there be settlement or trial, you will want Mrs. Issberner on your side. A mighty warrior, she was once asked how she separates herself from her work. Simply said, when on trial, there is NO separation. Eat, sleep, drink, BREATH win your trial! Alpha female with a heart of gold, she says: "It is never too late to live happily ever after".
Languages spoken: Italian, Spanish
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John Loturco, Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I have known Patricia Issberner for over 20 years since our days at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. Pat is a highly experienced litigator who is diligent and passionate in her representation on behalf of her clients.
Brian Trodden, Medical malpractice Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. I have known Patricia since we worked together in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. I have always known her to be a tough litigator and well respected by her peers. I have the utmost confidence in her ability to zealously represent her clients.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Dean's List||St. John's University School of Law||1997|
|Dean's List||St. John's School of Law||1996|
|Dean's List||St. John's University School of Law||1995|
|Law Guardian-(Guardian for the Child)||Appellate Division||2000 - 2013|
|President of Matrimonial Firm||Patricia Issberner, P.C.||2000 - 2012|
|ADA||Suffolk County Districit Attorney's Office||1997 - 2000|
|Contract Administrator||Motorola, Inc.||1990 - 1995|
|Contract Administrator||World Wide Land Transfer, Inc.||1990 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Suffolk County Women's Business Enterprise Coalition||Member||2013 - Present|
|Matrimonial Bar Association||member||2007 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Suffolk County Women's Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce||Member||2000 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2004 - 2007|
|Fornasaia v. Fornqasai||Custody won for Fahter|
|CPS v Capp||dismissal|
|Pitcher v. Pitcher||FATHER WINS CUSTODY MOTHER EJECTED FROM HOME|
|See all legal cases|
|Middle Age Sperm Donor Offspring Find Their Father After Exhaustive Search-Eight is Enough from one donor?||2015|
|The Suffolk Lawyer||Justice Collins Goodbye||2014|
|The Suffolk Lawyer||Good Bye Justice Collins||2014|
|Attorney Blog||Divorce without Pain||2009|
|St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary||Forensic Evaluation--Effect on Children||1994|
|St John's University School of Law||JD||Juris Doctor||1997|
|Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus||Business Administration||BA Bachelor of Business Administration||1994|
|State University of New York, Farmingdale State College||Business Administration||AA||1994|
|Queens Adult Living Facility||Guardianship||2009|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Matrimonial Custody Cases||2007|
|Long Term Marriage--Happily Never After||Divorce in the Elderly||2003|