Neil E. Kozek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Kramer Kozek LLP
 | 445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-292-0168
Fax: 914-428-1660
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Neil E. Kozek is an attorney at Kramer Kozek LLP in White Plains, New York. Mr. Kozek commits his practice to divorce and matrimonial law, representing clients throughout New York. He has more than 30 years of experience and handles family law matters involving adoption, child custody, child support, domestic violence, real estate and visitation rights.

In addition to being an experienced litigator, Mr. Kozek is familiar with collaborative law techniques such as mediation. He is a member of organizations focused on collaborative law, including the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester, the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Kozek is peer review-rated as AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a founding member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Kozek belongs to the Westchester County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Bar Association’s family law section. He is active in The First Family Law American Inn of Court and the New York County Matrimonial Mediation Program.

Mr. Kozek graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers University. He earned his law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law and received a license to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in 1988. He also holds an active license in New York and is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Neil Kozek

Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.kramerkozek.com/attorneys/#neil-kozek

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2017
  • Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America
  • Top Ten Leaders, Matrimonial & Divorce Law
  • Top 25 Attorneys in Westchester, 2007
  • Distinguished recognition in Matrimonial and Family Law for past ten (10) years, Top Ten Leaders, 2006
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatingSM from Martindale-Hubbell®

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York County Matrimonial Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Family Law Inns of Court
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, Founder and President
  • Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland/Westchester, Founding Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester Women's Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • New Jersey, 1988
  • Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland/Westchester
  • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, Board of Directors
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) profile
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2014
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1988
  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • Managing Partner-Kramer Kozek is a 7 attorney, boutique matrimonial and family law firm in White Plains, New York.  This firm represents clients in the New York City Metropolitan Area.
  • NEIL E. KOZEK, ESQ. is a Member of the firm of Kramer Kozek, llp and practices in both suburban White Plains and New York City. Litigation Practice:  He has litigated almost exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law for more than twenty nine(29) years.  He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Family Law Sections of the New York, New Jersey, Westchester County and American Bar Associations.  Mr. Kozek is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association, Family Law Section where he served as the Program Co-Chair and coordinator for Continuing Legal Education.  He was formerly a representative to the New York Interdisciplinary Forum of Matrimonial Attorneys and Forensic Mental Health Professionals.  He also served as a neutral evaluator for the New York County Matrimonial Alternative Dispute Resolution Program and a frequent lecturer for the Westchester County, New York State and American Bar Associations’ Family Law Sections.  Mr. Kozek is also a lifetime Fellow of the American Bar Association. Collaborative Family Law and Dispute Resolution:  Mr. Kozek was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”) and a founding member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (“NYACP”) where he is currently the President and serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, a trained Mediator and an adjunct group leader for the Center for Mediation in Law. Also a founding member of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland and Westchester Counties. Mr. Kozek's practice is approximately 60% collaborative at this time.  He was a volunteer for the Pace Women’s Justice Center Moderate Means Panel where he also served as a pro bono mentor.  Mr. Kozek is a founding member of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester. He is currently serving a second term as a Director of the Westchester Women's Bar Association Foundation. Mr. Kozek has been nominated to be included in “Best Lawyers in America” and has been included in the New York Metro Region “Superlawyers” each year since 2007 in both Matrimonial and Collaborative Law. Mr. Kozek was formerly a partner at Stern Steiger Croland, P.C., in Paramus, New Jersey and co-chair of the Family Law Department of Hall Dickler, LLP.  He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1984 and he is a 1985 magna cum laude graduate of Rutgers University.  After graduating from Temple University School of Law in 1988, he served as Law Secretary to the Honorable Samuel D. Natal, Presiding Judge, Family Part, Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County.  Mr. Kozek is a charter member of the New Jersey Family Law Inn of Court and formerly a member of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Elected As a Fellow of the American Bar Association Foundation, 2012
  • Elected to the Westchester Women's Bar Foundation Board of Directors, 2011
  • 2007-2010 Board of Trustees of Temple Emanu-El of Westchester, 2007
  • Commended as Pro Bono Matrimonial Panel Member, Volunteer Attorney Westchester County Courthouse for the Ninth Judicial District, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • FAMILY LAW SERVICES HANDBOOK published/copyright 2011, Co-Author, Collaborative Law-Chapter 22, Wiley Publishing, 2010
  • Co-authored Chapter with Jerome Johnson of Albuquerque, New Mexico on Collaborative Law.  The book was published in the Winter 2011, Family Law Services Handbook, Publisher: John Wiley &Sons, Inc., Financial Expert/Family Law, 2010
  • PLI Seminars in New York City and on-line, Lecturer, Matrimonial Law and Collaborative, Practicing Law Institute, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Elected to Fellowship of the American Bar Foundation, 2012
  • Founding Member of the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators (AACFL), 2016
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 2016
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, 2017

Videos:

  • 7 Minute 22 second segment on national television for NBC Today Show on Collaborative Divorce, Collaborative Divorce-NBC Today Show, 2005
  • Video summary of collaborative law presentation in New York City available on You Tube, Collaborative Law, Lawline, 2011

Educational Background:

  • 1985 Graduate of Rutgers College, Rutgers University Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude), Phi Sigma Iota

Industry Groups

  • Alimony
  • Business Valuation
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Divorce Strategies
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family
  • Litigation
  • Maintenance
  • Matrimonial
  • Parenting Issues
  • Property Distribution
  • Property Valuation
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Office Location for Neil E. Kozek

445 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-292-0168

Fax: 914-428-1660

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Last Updated: 10/9/2019

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