John M. Zenir

Top rated Family Law attorney in Garden City, New York

John M. Zenir, Esq., PC
John M. Zenir
John M. Zenir, Esq., PC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1989

Education: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

John M. Zenir, Esq., PC

585 Stewart Ave
Suite 306
Garden City, NY 11530 Visit website


Attorney John M. Zenir is the founding partner and managing attorney of The Law Office of John M. Zenir, Esq., P.C., in Garden City, New York. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent lawyers in the country, Mr. Zenir has more than 30 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across Long Island and throughout New York City and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

.Child Welfare Cases/ Neglect

· Divorce mediation

.Child Support

.Domestic Violence

· Estate planning, wills and trusts

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Zenir served as an educator and then as a small business owner, and he brings a wealth of real-life knowledge and experience outside of the law into his practice. He credits these experiences with instilling in him invaluable life lessons and an unwavering resiliency as well as honing his uncommon problem-solving skills. As a former small business owner, he can also better address the business aspects of his clients' divorces and estate planning needs to help them protect what they have worked so hard to achieve.

No matter how complex his clients' needs, Mr. Zenir provides the personalized advice that can help them make the best-informed decisions regarding their issues, and he has achieved remarkable success guiding his clients throughout the divorce process efficiently and cost-effectively while assisting many other with establishing and enforcing their final wishes for the future.

In honor of his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Zenir has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent designation as among the top attorneys in his region since 2009. He has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo, and he has won several Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Awards from both the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations.

Mr. Zenir obtained his Juris Doctor from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1988, and he began his legal career in 1989 after receiving his license to practice from the New York State Bar Association. He is an active member of the organization's Committee on Children and the Law, and he is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association, where he once served as chair of the organization's Family Court Law and Procedure Committee.

*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

Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law, Trusts, Wills

  • 80% Family Law
  • 20% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1989, New York

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project, Nassau County
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Law Guardian Panel for Nassau County
  • Member, 18-B Family Court Panel for Nassau County, 1994
  • Member, Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, 2004-2005
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frequent Lecturer, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Frequent Lecturer, Suffolk County Bar Association

Office location for John M. Zenir

585 Stewart Ave
Suite 306
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-744-1778


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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