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 501
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-345-9900
Fax: 516-345-9902
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Elder Law (20%)
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 elder, family and matrimonial law, representing clients in Garden City and the surrounding towns as well as throughout Long Island, Manhattan and the greater New York City area.

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 been rated one of “The Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

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 magazine 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

Family Law (80%)
Elder Law (20%)

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Elder Law (20%)

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 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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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:

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

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:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

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

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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 501
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-345-9900

Fax: 516-345-9902

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Last Updated: 10/11/2018

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