Jeffrey S. Schecter

Top rated family law attorney in Garden City, New York

Jeffrey S. Schecter & Associates, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Schecter
Jeffrey S. Schecter & Associates, P.C.

Practice Areas: Family law

Licensed in New York since: 1985

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022

Jeffrey S. Schecter & Associates, P.C.

595 Stewart Ave
Suite 500
Garden City, NY 11530 Visit website


Jeffrey S. Schecter is the founder of the law firm Jeffrey S. Schecter & Associates, P.C., which has its offices in Garden City, New York. Primarily focusing on family law matters, he takes on cases involving divorce, child custody and support, equitable distribution, spousal support, modification of court orders, religious divorce, same-sex divorce, parental alienation, pre- and postnuptial agreements, business valuations, expert retention and fees, collection of counsel fees, contempt proceedings and marital agreements. 

With more than 37 years of experience in the field of law, Mr. Schecter has immense experience being lead counsel in numerous cases, representing clients throughout New York. His clients include people from various areas of medicine, law, business, finance, real estate, public service and entertainment. He fights aggressively for his clients’ rights and upholds their best interests. 

Professional and diligent, Mr. Schecter is well known for his compassionate approach while handling all cases. Communicating well, he is an active listener and answers all his clients’ questions, keeping them informed of every step of their case. He helps his clients navigate through this difficult phase in their lives by providing personal attention and customized legal services. 

Graduating with honors, Mr. Schecter has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and philosophy from The State University of New York at Binghamton. He studied law at the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor. He is licensed to practice law in the state of New York and before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. 

Mr. Schecter has memberships in renowned legal associations, including the American Inns of Court’s New York Chapter, the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the Nassau County Bar Association’s Matrimonial Section and the Nassau County Women's Bar Association. 

Practice areas

Family law
  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1985, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York State(1985)
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Section
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Inns of Court, New York Chapter
  • Southern District of New York (1987)
  • Eastern District of New York (1985)
Educational Background:
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S. in Political Science and Philosophy

Office location for Jeffrey S. Schecter

595 Stewart Ave
Suite 500
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-222-2299


1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022

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