Ken Jewell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Jewell Law, PLLC
 | 555 Fifth Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017-9254
Phone: 212-856-7273
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ken Jewell is the founder of Jewell Law, PLLC, in New York, New York. Mr. Jewell practices in the area of family law, representing clients throughout the state of New York in matters involving marital dissolution, child custody, financial support, modifications, property distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, post-divorce actions and more.

Mr. Jewell earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University and a law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Before founding Jewell Law, PLLC, Mr. Jewell served in a variety of other legal roles, including as a law librarian for the Nassau Supreme Court Law Library and a legal assistant to the chief counsel for the New York State Commission of Investigation. He also worked as a contract lawyer for firms in the New York region.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Jewell has been recognized for his contributions to the profession. He was named one of the “Top Attorneys in Metro New York” by The New York Times Magazine in 2016 and one of the “10 Best” in terms of client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Jewell serves as a parent representative at Dwight School. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and belongs to the group’s family law legislative committee, family law section and standing committee on civil practice law and rules.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About Ken Jewell

Admitted: 1999, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.kenjewell-law.com/NBiok.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Section on Family Law, Standing Committee on Civil Practice Law & Rules
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Section on Family Law, Family Law Legislative Committee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Parent Representative, The Dwight School, May 2013 – Present

Educational Background:

  • Hofstra University, B.A., Psychology, 1990
Office Location for Ken Jewell

555 Fifth Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10017-9254

Phone: 212-856-7273

 

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Last Updated: 4/24/2017

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