Debra L. Rubin

Debra L. Rubin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Melville, NY

Rubin & Rosenblum, PLLC
 | 445 Broadhollow Road, Suite 210
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-462-5888
Fax: 613-462-5889
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Debra L. Rubin, the senior partner at Rubin & Rosenblum, PLLC, has litigated and negotiated resolutions of matrimonial and family law matters for more than 20 years and further handles mediation, collaborative divorce matters, and appeals in the areas of family and matrimonial law. In addition to being a member of the New York State, Nassau County, and Suffolk County Bar Associations and their matrimonial committees, she is an Officer of the Suffolk Academy of Law and is also a member of the NY Family Law American Inn of Court, an organization which emphasizes professionalism and civility amongst matrimonial lawyers. Ms. Rubin has published various articles and lectured in her field. She is a firm believer in focusing on the individual needs of each client and guiding clients towards the process best suited for them -- negotiation, mediation, collaborative law, and, when necessary, aggressive litigation.

    About Debra Rubin

    Admitted: 1991, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Trained in mediation and collaborative law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Ms. Rubin is a member of the following organizations: American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Suffolk County Women's Bar Association Member Nassau County Bar Association (& Its Matrimonial Committee) Suffolk County Bar Association (& Its Matrimonial Committee) New York State Women's Bar Association, New York Family Law American Inn of Court Barrister, New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, and is an Officer and Curriculum Committee Chair of the Suffolk Academy of Law

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Lectured to high school students, particpate in Career Day activities in local elementary schools, member of Commack School/Business Partnership Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    •  Ms. Rubin recently authored an article for the NYSBA Elder Law Quarterly entitiled "New Divorce Legislation", Author, New Divorce Legislation, NYSBA Elder Law Quarterly, NYSBA
    • Authored "Equitable is Not Equal" for the February 2010 Edition of the Nassau Lawyer


    • Mongelli v. Mongelli, 2nd Dept - Ms. Rubin successfully argued on behalf of the appellant that the trial Court had improperly imputed income to him., 2010
    • Gruppuso v. Caridi, 66 AD3d 838 (2d Dept. 2009) - Appellate Division held that the Supreme Court providently exercised its discretion in denying an award of counsel fees to each of the parties., 2009
    • Lemieux v. Lemieux, 48 AD3d 644 (2nd Dept 2008) - Ms. Rubin successfully defended an appeal, resulting in the Appellate Division affirming an award of long-term maintenance to the respondent wife., 2008
    • Norman v Dykman, 23 AD3d 358 (2005) - Ms. Rubin successfully argued on behalf of the defendant that plaintiff was not entitled to a reduction in her maintenance obligation as she had failed to demonstrate "extreme hardship", 2005
    • Glassberg v. Glassberg - NYLJ 5/4/09 - Suffolk County Supreme Court awarded in excess of 50% of the marital estate to the wife based upon husband's sporadic and limited contributions to the marital partnership.

    Educational Background:

    • Graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, 1990

    Industry Groups

    • Barrister In NY Family Law Amerian Inn Of Court
    • Family Law And Matrimonial Law Committees Of NYSBA
    • Nassau And Suffolk County Bar Assoc; Member Of NYS Assoc Of Collab Professionals And Collaborative L
    • Nassau County Bar Assoc
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    Office Location for Debra L. Rubin

    445 Broadhollow Road
    Suite 210
    Melville, NY 11747

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    Last Updated: 7/22/2020

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