Jacqueline N. Newman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP
 | 521 5th Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10175
Phone: 212-867-9123
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

At the New York, New York-based matrimonial law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP, Jacqueline Newman serves the residents of New York City, Manhattan and the surrounding areas in family law matters. Ms. Newman joined the firm in 1998 and later became a partner and is now the managing partner. She focuses on negotiating prenuptial agreements and litigating challenging, high net worth divorce cases. In addition, she provides insightful representation to clients regarding matters of alimony, paternity, property division, post-divorce actions and appeals. While she is a robust litigator, she is also a capable and compassionate mediator with extensive experience in collaborative law.

After graduating with her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware, Ms. Newman went on to receive her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Admitted to practice law in New York, Ms. Newman is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the on the board of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, and the New York State Bar Association's Family Law Section. In addition, she belongs to the New York City Bar Association, for which she previously served as a member of its Executive Board of Young Lawyers Committee.

As a respected member of the legal community, Ms. Newman has presented legal classes for the New York State Unified Court System. A well-known authority on matrimonial law in the New York City region who has been featured in the Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under, Ms. Newman been asked to speak on a number of television shows, and she has been quoted in national publications such as Glamour Magazine, U.S. News and World Report and the Huffington Post. Her ethics and professional ability have earned her the prestigious AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017

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About Jacqueline Newman

Admitted: 1999, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.berkbot.com/attorney-profiles/jacqueline-newman/

Honors and Awards:

  • Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in New York City, Age 45 and Under
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors, New York Association of Collaborative Professionals , 2014
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York
  • New York State Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Former Member, Executive Board of Young Lawyers Committee, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Advisory Board of Shining Service Worldwide, 2013
  • Faculty of The Redwoods Initiative

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Lead Counsel Rated in Divorce Law and Family Law, 2013
  • Selected to Haute Lawyers Network for New York Divorce and Prenuptial Agreements, 2013

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Educational Background:

  • University of Delaware, B.S., 1996
Office Location for Jacqueline N. Newman

521 5th Avenue
31st Floor
New York, NY 10175

Phone: 212-867-9123

 

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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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