Jeffrey D. Lebowitz

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Garden City, NY

Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
 | 300 Garden City Plaza, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-746-8000
Fax: 516-393-8282
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (0%)
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    Of counsel to Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP, Jeffrey D. Lebowitz focuses his practice exclusively on family law matters. Working out of the firm's office in Garden City, New York, he represents clients throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties and other parts of the greater New York City metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in both New York and Colorado, Mr. Lebowitz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Mr. Lebowitz's practice is largely centered on divorce and its associated legal issues, such as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of marital assets and debts. His family law experience since being in private practice has also encompassed the preparation and review of prenuptial and post-marital agreements, paternity establishment and disputes, and domestic violence protective orders.

    Mr. Lebowitz spent many years as a judge in the New York State Unified Court System. Initially appointed to serve on New York City courts by then-Mayor David Dinkins, he was reappointed by his successors Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. in 1999, Mr. Lebowitz was appointed to the New York State Court of Claims, and he subsequently was a justice on the New York State Supreme Court before retiring from that position after nearly 14 years.

    Mr. Lebowitz has considerable knowledge in the area of family law, and he has written numerous articles on related topics and has delivered presentations before the New York City Law Department, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and other groups. A member of the executive committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, he is a 1976 graduate of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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    About Jeffrey Lebowitz

    Admitted: 1977, New York

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of the Lawyers of Distinction for 2018.
    • Ten Leaders of Family Law group for the years 2017 and 2018
    • Chair the Second Department Judicial Screening Committee.
    • New York State Bar Association’s Committee on the New York State Constitution as of June 1, 2018
    • Second Department, member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second, Tenth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Judicial Districts.
    • Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, 2017-2020
    • Board of Managers of the Queens County Bar Association Board of Managers
    • Board of Trustee of The Reform Temple of Forest Hills
    • Executive Committee of The Family Law Section of the New York State Bar
    • President of the State Wide Designated Justices’ Association
    • Chair of The Brandeis Association
    • United States Supreme Court 
    • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
    • New York
    • Colorado

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Jaspan Schlesinger LLP Establishes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practice Group
    • Judge Jeffrey D. Lebowitz Joins Jaspan Schlesinger LLP as Special Counsel
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz to be Honored by Queens County Supreme Court Board of Justices
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz Appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Forest Park Trust, Inc.
    • The Brandeis Association Installation of Officers & Board Directors
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz Appointed to Chair the Second Department Judicial Screening Committee
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz Appointed to Matrimonial Practice Advisory and Rules Committee
    • Jeffrey Lebowitz Practice Groups Matrimonial and Family Law Litigation Hon. Jeffrey Lebowitz to Oversee Discovery of Alleged Privileged Documents in Superstorm Sandy-Related Lawsuits
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz named as Member of the Ten Leaders Group for Family Law
    • Hon. Jeffrey Lebowitz Appointed to the Character and Fitness Committee
    • Hon. Jeffrey D. Lebowitz apppointed as a Member of the Committee on the NYS Constitution

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton – 1973
    • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law – 1976
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    300 Garden City Plaza
    5th Floor
    Garden City, NY 11530

    Phone: 516-746-8000

    Fax: 516-393-8282

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