Joseph Nivin

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin P.C.
 | 118-35 Queens Boulevard, Suite 1220
New York, NY 11375
Phone: 347-642-0376
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2008
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Joseph Nivin is an attorney in Forest Hills, New York. With his firm, The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin P.C., Mr. Nivin devotes his practice to family law, aiding clients throughout the New York City area in matters involving divorce, custody, child support, visitation, and more. He also handles cases involving child abuse and neglect, and helps those seeking orders of protection.

Mr. Nivin earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. While attending law school he interned and clerked with several law firms, and served as president of the Unemployment Action Center. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Nivin worked for several years in the New York City Administration for Children's Services, representing children in numerous family court matters.

Mr. Nivin is admitted to practice in all New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He has represented clients through a wide variety of legal matters and has successfully argued on behalf of his clients on appeal.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Nivin is a member of the Queens County Bar Association, where he participates on the juvenile justice committee. He is also an active member of the New York City Bar Association and the New York Attorneys for Children Program, and serves on the board of directors for the Brandeis Association of Queens County.

Mr. Nivin was named one of the top 100 lawyers by The National Advocates. He has also published guides for legal practitioners to help with family law litigation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Joseph Nivin

Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: http://nivinlaw.com/attorney/

Honors and Awards:

  • Brooklyn Law School, President-Unemployment Action Center

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Member, Queens County Bar Association, Juvenile Justice Committee
  • Member, Assigned Counsel/Attorneys for Children
  • Incoming Member Board of Directors, Brandeis Association of Queens County
  • Member, New York City Bar Association  

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Queens County Bar Association, 2014
  • The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation, Electronically-In-Touch, 2012
  • When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment Within the Meaning of Family Court Act 1012(f), Electronically-In-Touch, 2011

Educational Background:

  • B.A. in International Relations and Hispanic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Office Location for Joseph Nivin

118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1220
New York, NY 11375

Phone: 347-642-0376

 

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Last Updated: 4/14/2017

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