When he founded Michael L. Paikin, P.C., Mr. Paikin knew he wanted to help families in New York City, New York, overcome the challenges associated with matters such as child custody and divorce. He has helped countless clients make informed decisions about their family, finances and future by providing honest advice.
Licensed to practice for more than 45 years, Mr. Paikin received a Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University in 1967, and then earned a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1970.
Mr. Paikin has had an impressive career due to his appreciation for a client’s situation and an ability to use a variety of resources to resolve an issue. He has access to peers, forensic accountants and other professionals through his memberships with the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
Highly regarded within the legal community, Mr. Paikin holds an Avvo “Excellent” rating, and he has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.
Perhaps more important than the accolades and the experience, is the atmosphere Mr. Paikin creates when working with clients. Family law issues often seem confusing and overwhelming. He puts clients’ minds at ease by explaining the immediate consequences of certain actions, as well as any long-term implications those actions could have. He is an attorney who listens to someone’s concerns and bases the strategy for the case around what the client wants.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 4/17/2017