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Sotiria Makrogiannis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bayonne, NJ

Bielan, Miklos & Makrogiannis, P.C.
33 West 8th Street, 2nd Floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Phone: 201-436-1198
Fax: 201-436-0314
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2003
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, General Litigation, Real Estate: Business
Languages Spoken: English, Greek

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Attorney Profile

A managing partner at Bielan, Miklos & Makrogiannis, PC, Sotiria Makrogiannis attained that status after only three years of working as an associate at the firm. In her time, she has dedicated her practice to representing her clients statewide in New Jersey, including in Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Bergen and Morris counties.

Ms. Makrogiannis is committed to her clients. She brings a hands-on approach to her law practice, priding herself on strong advocacy on behalf of her clients. She is available when her clients need her, and she focuses on moving her clients' family law matters along quickly as she understands they are difficult for the people involved. She focuses her practice in the area of family law, advocating on behalf of her clients in divorce, custody, equitable property division, prenuptial agreements, child support and domestic violence cases. In addition, her practice includes municipal court matters, real estate transactions and general litigation.

In 2000, Ms. Makrogiannis pursued her undergraduate education at New Jersey City University, where she was on the Dean's List and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in criminal justice. She then went on to pursue a professional degree in law. She attended New York Law School and obtained her Juris Doctor in 2003. She has been admitted to practice in New Jersey since 2003 and in New York since 2004. In addition, Ms. Makrogiannis is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is also an active member of a number of professional organizations. For example, she holds a membership with the New Jersey State Bar Association and serves as an Officer for the Hudson County Bar Association and is the co-chair of the Hudson County Bar Association, Family Commitee.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 0%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Litigation, Restraining Order

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

About Sotiria Makrogiannis

First Admitted: 2003, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://bielanlaw.com/attorneys/

Educational Background

  • New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New JerseyBachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice (Dean's List)Minor: Political Science, 2000

Honors/Awards

  • Hudson County Family Lawyer of the Year , 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, Hudson County Bar Association, 2020
  • Member of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-chair, Hudson County Family Division Section
  • U.S. District of New Jersey, 2004
  • Past Member, Hudson County Workmen's Compensation Committee, 2004-2006
  • Member and Trustee, Hudson County Bar Association
  • State of New York, 2004
  • Past Member, Hudson County Municipal Committee, 2004-2006
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • State of New Jersey, 2003
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Office Location for Sotiria Makrogiannis

33 West 8th Street
2nd Floor
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Phone: 201-436-1198

Fax: 201-436-0314

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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