Matthew S. Seidner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Garden City, NY

Law Offices of Seidner & Associates, PC
 | 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd, Suite 401
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-345-9900
Fax: 516-345-9902
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew S. Seidner is the founder of the Law Offices of Seidner & Associates, PC, in Garden City, New York. Mr. Seidner practices family law which includes matrimonial and elder law, representing clients in Garden City and throughout Long Island including Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens.

Mr. Seidner earned a bachelor’s degree from The State University of New York’s Stony Brook University and went on to graduate from Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Before founding his own practice, he gained experience at prominent law firms in New York. He has been licensed to practice law in New York since 2003.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Seidner has received significant recognition for his accomplishments in the legal profession. He has an AV Preeminent* rating from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has the top rating on many lawyer review sites such as www.avvo.com.

Mr. Seidner is active outside of his law practice. He has taught continuing legal education for Lawline, an online continuing legal education provider, and previously served as Trustee for the Village of Munsey Park. He enjoys giving back to his community and contributes to various charities, including Project Violet. Passionate about sharing his legal knowledge, he has also authored articles that have appeared in the Nassau County Bar Association’s Nassau Lawyer newspaper and the American Bar Association’s Law Practice magazine.

Mr. Seidner belongs to several professional legal associations, including the American Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is also active in the Nassau County Bar Association, serving on the organization’s Conciliation, Elder Law and Matrimonial Law committees.

*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.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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About Matthew Seidner

Admitted: 2003, New York

Professional Webpage: http://seidnerlaw.com/about-us/attorneys/matthew-s-seidner-e...

Honors/Awards:

  • Best New York Lawyer, The Global Directory of Who's Who, 2015
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2013
  • Top Lawyer of New York Metro, Top Lawyers of New York Metro, 2018
  • 10 Best Lawyers Under 40, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2015
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubble, 2018
  • SuperLawyers, 2017
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Clients Choice Award, AVVO, 2014
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubble, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Part 36 Fiduciary, Nassau County Supreme Court, 2014
  • Steering Committee for The Part 36 Panel for Article 81 Guardianships

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Bar Association, 2003
  • The Part 36 Panel for Article 81 Guardianships
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Committee, 2010
  • Lawline, 2013
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Elder Law Section, 2010
  • Member, The Steering Committee for the Nassau County Family Court
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association, 2005
  • Lead Counsel Rated, 2013
  • Law and Procedure Steering Committee for Nassau Family Court, 2012
  • New York State Bar Association, 2002
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Conciliation Committee
  • Memebr, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trustee, Village of Munsey Park, Manhasset, Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Incorporated Village of Munsey Park, Member of Zoning Board of Appeals, 2009
  • Hosted charity event for Project Violet, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Law Practice Magazine of The American Bar Association
  • The Nassau Lawyer of the Nassau County Bar Association
  • Speaker, Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection, 2014
  • Tough Market Conditions Force Law School Changes, The Law Practice Magazine of the American Bar Association, 2015
  • Continuing Legal Education for LawLine
  • Speaker, Medicaid Planning for Elder Clients, Medicaid Planning, 2013
  • Who is a "Parent" These Days, Nassau County Lawyer, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Patel v Patel - Victory after Trial, 2014
  • D'Alia v Barone, 2014
  • Sanders v Ballek, 2014
  • Sookdeo v Ramjohn, 2013
  • Walcott v Danville, 2014
  • Department of Social Services v Gaglione - Dismissed neglect petition in favor of mother, 2014

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Educational Background:

  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A.
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Office Location for Matthew S. Seidner

100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
Suite 401
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-345-9900

Fax: 516-345-9902

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Last Updated: 3/25/2020

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