Joseph Nivin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin P.C.
 | 118-35 Queens Boulevard, Suite 1220
New York, NY 11375
Phone: 347-642-0376
Fax: 347-923-3359
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph Nivin is the founder and owner of the The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin P.C., which has office locations in Forest Hills and New York, New York. A top-rated attorney with over 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Nivin devotes his practice exclusively to family law, and he has earned a reputation for providing the compassionate, personalized counsel and support his clients need with their most sensitive and emotional legal challenges.

Regarded as one of the leading family law attorneys in the region, Mr. Nivin has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients during all stages of the divorce process. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and high ethical standards, he holds perfect ratings from Avvo, and The National Advocates voted him among the country's Top 40 Under 40. In addition, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys voted him among the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015.

Whether through litigation or negotiations, he always keeps the rights and interests of his clients at the forefront of his efforts in order to help them resolve their conflicts and reach agreements regarding child custody and support, property division, alimony, and other related matters. In addition, he has extensive appellate experience, and he has successfully argued numerous cases before the Second Judicial Department Appellate Division.

A 2004 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts & Sciences, Mr. Nivin attended Brooklyn Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2007. He is admitted to practice in both New York and Connecticut, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He also has extensive experience arguing cases before the New York City Child Welfare Agency and the New York Supreme Court.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Nivin currently serves on the Queens County Bar Association Juvenile Justice Committee, and he routinely serves as assigned counsel representing the rights of children. He is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and sits on the board of directors for the Brandeis Association of Queens County.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About Joseph Nivin

Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: http://nivinlaw.com/attorney/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Advocates, 2016
  • One of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • “Superb” by Avvo
  • Rising Star, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers
  • Brooklyn Law School, President-Unemployment Action Center

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Incoming Member of the Board of Directors, Brandeis Association of Queens County
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Young Lawyers Committee
  • U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Member, Queens County Bar Association, Juvenile Justice Committee
  • Member, Assigned Counsel/Attorneys for Children

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce & Family Law Issues, 2015
  • Speaker, Queens County Bar Association, 2014
  • The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation, Electronically-In-Touch, 2012
  • When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment Within the Meaning of Family Court Act 1012(f), Electronically-In-Touch, 2011

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in International Relations and Hispanic Studies, 2004
Office Location for Joseph Nivin

118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1220
New York, NY 11375

Phone: 347-642-0376

Fax: 347-923-3359

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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