Allyson D. Burger

Top rated Family Law attorney in Garden City, New York

Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP
Allyson D. Burger
Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2010

Education: Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP

666 Old Country Rd
Suite 810
Garden City, NY 11530 Visit website

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Allyson D. Burger is a partner at the law firm Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP, located in Garden City, New York. With more than a decade of experience practicing law, she focuses her practice on family law matters and takes on cases involving divorce litigation and negotiation, pre- and postnuptial agreements, equitable distribution, spousal and child support, child custody, paternity, domestic violence and so on.  

Ms. Burger has developed a reputation for her honesty and persistence, putting her clients’ needs first, and her unshakable dedication to seeing that their needs are met as quickly and inexpensively as feasible.

With a major in English literature, sociology and social psychology, and political science, Ms. Burger graduated cum laude from Lehigh University. She obtained her Juris Doctor in 2009 from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a member of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Family Court Clinic and the Cardozo Advocates for Battered Women. 

 Ms. Burger is actively associated with her legal community and has memberships in the: 

  • American Bar Association and its Family Law Section 
  • New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section and its Committee on Children and the Law; LGBT Committee; and Ethics Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association’s Matrimonial Law Committee and Family Court Practice and Procedure Committee
  • New York Family Law American Inn of Court
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association, where she is currently the vice president 
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court
  • Anti-Defamation League

Recognized for her notable contributions to the field of family law, Ms. Burger has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers Ones to Watch list and has a perfect score of 10/10 on Avvo. She has also been named to the Top Woman in Law list by the Hofstra Center for Children, Families and Law.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2010, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.berkbot.com/attorneys/allyson-d-burger/

Honors/Awards:
  • AVVO Rating of 10
  • 2020-2021, New York Metro Area Super Lawyer, Family Law
  • 2020-2022, Recognized in ‘Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch’
  • 2018-2020, New York Metro Area Super Lawyers 'Rising Star', Family Law
  • 2016, 'Top Woman in Law', Hofstra Center for Children, Families and Law.
  • Young Lawyer of the Month, Nassau County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee, 2014
  • New York Metro Area Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • New York Metro Area Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • New York Metro Area Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Outstanding Woman in the Law, Hofstra University/The Maurice A. Deane School of Law Center for Children, Families and the Law, 2016
  • New York Metro Area Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Family Law, Super Lawyers, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, Editor, Young Lawyers Division's Children and the Law Committee Newsletter (2015-2016)
  • Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court, Associate
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Executive Board (2018-Present)
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Recording Secretary (2018-2019)
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Treasurer (2019-2021)
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Vice President (2021-Present)
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • New York, 2010
  • New York State Women's Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2014
  • The Anti-Defamation League, IMAGINE Host Committee 2012
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Family Law Practice and Procedure Committee, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, LGBT Committee, 2016
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Children & the Law Committee, Vice Chair, 2014 - 2015
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • United States Supreme Court, 2014
  • The Anti-Defamation League, Glass Leadership Institute, Class of 2010-2011
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Children & the Law Committee, Chair 2017-2018
  • American Bar Association, Member, Family Law Section
  • New York Family Law American Inn of Court, Associate, 2015 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association, Chair, Young Lawyers Division's Children and The Law Committee, 2015 - 2016
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Committee on Children and the Law, 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Family Law Committee, Chair 2015-2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Faith in the System: The Court's Role in Determining Custody with Religious Considerations", New York State Bar, Family Law Review, 2013
  • "Faith in the System: The Court's Role in Determining Custody with Religious Considerations", New York State Bar, Family Law Review "One-On-One", 2014
  • Speaker, "Ethical Issues Involving Associate Attorneys", May 2017 Meeting Of The New York Family Law American Inn Of Court, 2017
  • Speaker, Advanced Family Law Seminar including "non-traditional" families, guardianship, paternity, cohabitation/domestic partnership, child emancipation and grandparent rights, National Business Institute: Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • Speaker, "In Trusts We Trust", November 2016 Meeting Of The New York Family Law American Inn Of Court, 2016
  • January 2016 Nassau County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, Speaker, 2016
  • Speaker, Antisocial Media: Ethical Implications in the Use of Social Media, February 2016 Meeting Of New York Family Law American Inn Of Court, 2016
  • Speaker, "The Ethics of Client Trial Preparation: How Zealous Is Too Zealous?", May 2015 Meeting Of New York Family Law American Inn Of Court, 2015
  • Presenter, Analysis of the Appellate Division Second Department's Decision in El-Dehdan v El-Dehdan, which addressed distinctions between criminal and civil contempt standards, March 2014 Meeting Of The Nassau County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee, 2014
Educational Background:
  • Lehigh University, BA - Bachelor of Arts, Cum laude, Major: English Literature, Sociology and Social Psychology, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society, 2004

Office location for Allyson D. Burger

666 Old Country Rd
Suite 810
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 212-655-4112

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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