Andrew D. Blum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Garden City, NY

Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, PC
 | 400 Garden City Plaza, Suite 310
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-294-9292
Fax: 516-294-5533
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Andrew D. Blum is a partner with the law firm of Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, LLP, located in Garden City, New York. For more than 30 years, he has focused his practice on matrimonial law, representing clients from throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties in divorce proceedings and related matters such as child custody and complex property division.

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from Union College in 1978, Mr. Blum earned his law degree in 1981 from what is now known as the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He is admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Throughout his career, Mr. Blum has had many opportunities to contribute his skills to various endeavors, including his service on the Nassau County Alternate Dispute Resolution Matrimonial Panel. In addition, he has taught since 1995 at The E. David Woycik, Jr. Intensive Trial Techniques Program at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Mr. Blum is often sought out by other attorneys for his advice and counsel on difficult cases, and the regard in which he is held by his fellow professionals is evidenced by his AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his 10.0 "Superb" rating through Avvo.

Staying up to date on developments in his practice area is important to Mr. Blum. To those ends, he belongs to a variety of professional organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York Family Law American Inn of Court, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Andrew Blum

Admitted: 1983, New York

Professional Webpage: www.divorcelongisland.com/attorneys/andrew-d-blum/

Honors/Awards:

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award, 2016
  • ALM Legal Leaders, Long Island's Top Rated Lawyers, 2014-2016
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Attorney Award, 2014-2016
  • Thompson Reuters, Lead Counsel Rated, 2014-2016
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, 2014-2016
  • Avvo Rated 10.0 out of 10.0, 2014-2016
  •  Legal Eagle, LI Pulse Magazine, 2014-2016
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2002-2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in NY, 1983
  • Top 100 Lawyers Award, The National Advocates, 2014-2016
  • Lead Counsel Rating, 2014-2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1987
  • New York, 1982
  • New York Family Law Inns of Court, Member
  • Family Law American Inn of Court, Barrister/Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Member 
  • Sufolk County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Section, Member 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Forensic Evaluations / Custody Litigation, American Inns of Court, 2013
  • Trial Techniques, Hofstra Trial Techniques Program, Periodically since 1995

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Instructor at National Institute Of Trial Advocacy (Hofstra University), Periodically From 1995–present

Educational Background:

  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, Dual Major: Political Science & Economics/BA - Bachelor of Arts, 1978, Cum Laude
Office Location for Andrew D. Blum

400 Garden City Plaza
Suite 310
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-294-9292

Fax: 516-294-5533

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Last Updated: 7/20/2018

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