Andrew D. Blum

Top rated Family Law attorney in Garden City, New York

Tabat, Cohen, Blum, Yovino & Diesa, PC
Andrew D. Blum
Tabat, Cohen, Blum, Yovino & Diesa, PC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1983

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
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Tabat, Cohen, Blum, Yovino & Diesa, PC

400 Garden City Plaza
Suite 310
Garden City, NY 11530 Visit website


Andrew D. Blum is a partner with the law firm of Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, LLP, located in Garden City, New York. For more than 30 years, he has focused his practice on matrimonial and family law, representing clients from throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as in the five boroughs of NYC and Westchester County in divorce proceedings and related matters such as child custody and complex property division.

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from Union College in 1978, Mr. Blum earned his law degree in 1981 from what is now known as the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. He is admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Throughout his career, Mr. Blum has had many opportunities to contribute his skills to various endeavors, including his service on the Nassau County Alternate Dispute Resolution Matrimonial Panel. In addition, he has taught since 1995 at The E. David Woycik, Jr. Intensive Trial Techniques Program at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Mr. Blum is often sought out by other attorneys for his advice and counsel on difficult cases, and the regard in which he is held by his fellow professionals is evidenced by his AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his 10.0 "Superb" rating through Avvo.

Staying up to date on developments in his practice area is important to Mr. Blum. To those ends, he belongs to a variety of professional organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York Family Law American Inn of Court, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.


Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1983, New York

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • None to speak of
  •  Legal Eagle, LI Pulse Magazine, 2014-2016
  • Avvo Rated 10.0 out of 10.0, 2014-2016
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, 2014-2016
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2002-2016
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Attorney Award, 2014-2016
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award, 2016
  • ALM Legal Leaders, Long Island's Top Rated Lawyers, 2014-2016
  • Thompson Reuters, Lead Counsel Rated, 2014-2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Forensic Evaluations / Custody Litigation, American Inns of Court, 2013
  • Trial Techniques, Hofstra Trial Techniques Program, Periodically since 1995
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1987
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Member 
  • New York, 1982
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Section, Member
  • New York Family Law Inns of Court, Member
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1987
  • Family Law American Inn of Court, Barrister/Member
  • Sufolk County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law Section, Member 
Educational Background:
  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, Dual Major: Political Science & Economics/BA - Bachelor of Arts, 1978, Cum Laude
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Instructor at National Institute Of Trial Advocacy (Hofstra University), Periodically From 1995–present
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed to practice law in NY, 1983
  • Avvo10.0 Rated, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
  • Top 100 Lawyers Award, The National Advocates, 2014-2016
  • Lead Counsel Rating, 2014-2016

Office location for Andrew D. Blum

400 Garden City Plaza
Suite 310
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-294-9292


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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