Paul M. Talbert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Donohoe Talbert LLP
 | 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110
Phone: 212-689-1600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Respected attorney Paul M. Talbert is one of the founders of the esteemed matrimonial law firm of Donohoe Talbert LLP. Mr. Talbert is well-known throughout the New York City metropolitan area for his outstanding work in the area of family law and his focus on helping clients overcome legal challenges presented by divorce and child custody and support matters.

Mr. Talbert began his career in 1996 after earning his Juris Doctor from The School of Law at Fordham University and his approval to practice law in New York state. At the beginning of attorney Talbert's career, he worked for one of New York's leading law firms in general litigation. However, two years later, he left the firm to focus his career on family law. He felt that this move would allow him to positively impact the lives of his clients on a more personal level.

It has now been more than 15 years since Mr. Talbert made the decision to focus on family law. His long record of success, dedication to justice and reputation for excellence led to his current partnership at Donohoe Talbert LLP. The legal community recognizes the firm as the home of two of New York's leading matrimonial attorneys — Mr. Talbert and his partner. Together they provide legal services of the highest quality to their firm's clients.

While Mr. Talbert is a force in the courtroom, he is also an active participant in the legal community. He has lectured a multitude of times on matrimonial law issues before a variety of legal organizations. In addition, he has appeared on national television several times, including on "The View," where he discussed celebrity divorces, and on "The Early Show," where he talked about the increasing number of men who receive alimony as part of their divorce settlements.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)

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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016

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About Paul Talbert

Admitted 1996, New York

Professional Webpage: http://donohoetalbert.com/paultalbert/

Honors and Awards:

  • Fordham Law Alumni Association Medal in Constitutional Law
  • SuperLawyers
  • Fordham Law Review, Associate Editor, 1994-95, Fordham Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1996
  • New York, 1996
  • New Jersey
  • Family Law Section, New York County Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured, Appellate Division, First Department’s Law Guardian training for Supreme Court program
  • Lectured, Matrimonial law issues for the New York State Bar Association

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Paul M. Talbert appeared on Entertainment Tonight discussing the Kim Kardashian Chris Humphries divorce.
  • Paul M. Talbert appeared on CBS Early Show discussing the Sean Goldman case.
  • Paul M. Talbert appeared on CBS Early Show with Julie Chen discussing "Man-imony" - the growing trend of husbands receiving alimony from their wives
  • Paul M. Talbert appeared on The View 1/25/2010 discussing Celebrity Divorces in the news  

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, B.A. 1991 New Brunswick, New Jersey
Office Location for Paul M. Talbert

500 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10110

Phone: 212-689-1600

 

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Last Updated: 1/18/2017

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