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Alita McKinnon has been practicing matrimonial law for more than 14 years. After working independently on complex cases with another prominent matrimonial firm, Ms. McKinnon brought her talents to Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, LLP in 2011 and made the firm even better. Her research, writing, negotiation and courtroom skills make her an integral part of the team.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 30%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Prenuptials: 15%
  5. Uncontested Divorce: 15%



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  • Neil S. Cohen

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Contact info

Tabat Cohen Blum & Yovino

150 Motor Pkwy Ste 425
Hauppauge, NY, 11788-5151


NYCurrently registered 200003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerAmerican Lawyer2014
Lead Counsel RatedThompson Reuters2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Ten Attorney Award , N.Y. Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Long Island Legal LeaderALM2014
Top 100 Lawyers (Matrimonial & Family Law)The National Advocates2014
10 Best Under 40, Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyTabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Anthony A. Capetola1999 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Suffolk County Women's Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawMemberN/A
New York International Law ReviewMember1998 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Christopher C. v. Bonnie C.Wife awarded lifetime maintenance
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AJ.D.1999
Fairfield UniversityN/AB.A.1996