James J. Nolletti

James J. Nolletti

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Nolletti Law Group PLLC
 | 1 North Lexington Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-831-7000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

James J. Nolletti, an accomplished negotiator and litigator with over three decades of wide-ranging experience in matrimonial and family law cases, is the founder of Nolletti Law Group, a firm focused exclusively on the unique needs of its divorce and family law clients.  Formerly, Mr. Nolletti was the supervising partner of the family law and matrimonial litigation practice at the White Plains firm of Collier, Halpern, Newberg & Nolletti, LLP. He began his career as a criminal prosecutor in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office and has since represented clients in numerous and notable cases at both the trial and appellate court levels.

Mr. Nolletti, a Fellow of The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers, has earned board certification as a family law trial advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy ("NBTA") and has maintained the highest Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating for ethical standards and legal ability.  He is included among those selected on the list of Super Lawyers published in The New York Times.  James J. Nolletti is a founding member of the New York Chapter of the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators (“AACFL”), a group of divorce litigators dedicated to professional development and effective advocacy in cases involving complex financial matters.  Mr. Nolletti has also been selected by peers for inclusion in the 20th edition of Best Lawyers in America, family law practice area. He is a member of the board of managers of the New York chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, as well as the board of editors for the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers(“JAAML”). He also serves on the executive committee of the Westchester County Bar Association family law section, and is the author of  Exploring Decisions and Developments that Impact the Practice Today and Tomorrow Inside the Minds, which appeared in the 2010 edition of Strategies for Family Law in New York. He received his JD from Fordham Law School after completing a BA at Villanova University.

About James Nolletti

Admitted: 1979, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.chnnb.com/attorneys/james-j-nolletti

Honors and Awards:

  • The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) has announced that James J. Nolletti, Esq., of the White Plains, N.Y. law firm, Collier, Halpern, Newberg, Nolletti & Bock, LLP, has successfully achieved Board Certification as a family trial advocate. The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney's experience and expertise in the practice of trial law. Mr. Nolletti joins a growing number of trial attorneys that have demonstrated their commitment to bettering the legal profession by successfully completing a rigorous application process and providing the consumer of legal services with an objective measure by which to choose qualified and experienced legal counsel. The elaborate screening of credentials for all NBTA board certified attorneys includes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses, submission of legal writing documents, proof of good standing and passing of an examination. Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations. The NBTA as well as all board certifying organizations are committed to safeguarding the public’s ability to choose a good attorney., Family Law Certification, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Who's Who in American Law;

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Chapter Board of Managers, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2012
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2012
  • Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Editorial Board, 2010
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2009
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County (past vice-president)
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section and member of (Family Law) Executive Committee;
  • Fordham Law Alumni;
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and Executive Committee Member
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Matrimonial Trial Institute I: Trial Techniques and Strategies:  According to the New York State Bar Association, this course, and its sequels planned for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 will constitute the "Trial Academy for Matrimonial Lawyers", which is "The most ambitious CLE series ever undertaken by by the Asociation's Family Law Section."  In Part I of this series, Mr. Nolletti lectured on the topic of "Navigating the Expert Witness"., Faculty Member, Matrimonial Trial Institute: Trial Techniques and Strategies, New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2012
  • Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Trials:  This is a CLE program for family law attorneys, which will address various evidentiary issues in family law trials in both New York State Supreme and Family Courts., Speaker/Moderator, Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Trials, Westchesetr County Bar Association, Law, 2010
  • Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in New York, 2nd Edition; Author of chapter entitled: Exploring Decisions and Developments that Impact the Practice Today and Tomorrow, which discusses two important decisions by New York State’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, were rendered this past year, which have statewide effect in divorce litigation; to wit: Mahoney-Buntzman v Buntzman, 12 NY3d 415 and Johnson v. Chapin, 12 NY3d 461. I was lead trial counsel in Mahoney-Buntzman and co-counsel on both appeals., Author, Exploring Decisions and Developments that Impact the Practice Today and Tomorrow, Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in New York, 2nd Edition, Law, 2010
  • Motion Practice, Investigative Techniques, Ethics and Witness Interviews and Testimony; Essential Litigation Skills for New York Paralegals

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Mahoney-Buntzman v Buntzman, 12 NY3d 415; 51 AD3d 732; 13 Misc3d 1216A; 13 Misc3d 1205A; Rotker v Rotker, 195Misc2d 768; Coppola v Coppola, 129 Ad2d 760; Castro v Castro, 292 AD2d 556;

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • WAG Magazine, Words of Wisdom to Divorcing Spouses, First Place, 2006

Educational Background:

  • Villanova University, BA, 1975
Office Location for James J. Nolletti

1 North Lexington Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

 

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Last Updated: 6/5/2017

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