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About me

I believe that there are no substitutes during the difficult time of divorce or family disputes for attorney accessibility, dedication of time and effort to a client's cause, and a commitment to knowledge of the law.  


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 65%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Family: 15%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • John Joseph Fellin

    Chris is the consummate professional. He is respected for his hard work, ethics, professionalism and knowledge. He is comfortable in all areas of matrimonial litigation and can bring a case to settlement or trial with skill.


    John Fellin Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Bryan Russell Johnson

    I would highly recommend Chris. He is a true professional and an exceptional attorney.


    Bryan Johnson Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Quatela, Hargraves & Chimeri, PLLC

888 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite 530
Hauppauge, NY, 11788


NYCurrently registered 201203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Legal EagleLong Island Pulse Magazine2015
Super Lawyers Rising StarThomson Reuters2015
Top Legal EagleLong Island Pulse Magazine2014
Super Lawyers Rising StarThomson Reuters2014
Service to the BarTouro Law Center2011
Exemplary Contributions to Quality of StudentTouro Law Center2011
Exceptional Contribution to the Growth of the Law CenterTouro Law Center2011
Scholarship for CharacterMassapequa Community Fund2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerQuatela, Hargraves & Chimeri, PLLC2015 - Present
Principal attorneyLaw Office of Christopher J. Chimeri, Esq.2012 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar AssociationBoard of directors2013 - Present
Nassau County Women's Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Suffolk County Bar Association, Membership Services and Activities CommitteeCo-chair2013 - Present
Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeAffiliate Member2012 - Present
Suffolk County Bar Association, Appellate Practice CommitteeAffiliate Member2012 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Friends of Massapequa Wrestling, IncBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Suffolk LawyerProper Use of Stay Pending Appeal in Child Custody Cases2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Long Island University, C.W. Post CampusPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE lecture at Monthly meetingEquitable estoppel in custody and support cases2013