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Denise O'Connor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in White Plains, NY

Kozek PLLC
445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-683-3500
Fax: 914-428-1660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters, Denise O'Connor is a member of Kramer Kozek LLP. Working out of the firm’s offices in White Plains, New York, she provides representation to clients in Westchester County and throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in New York since 1988, Ms. O’Connor is also admitted to practice in New Jersey as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

The majority of Ms. O’Connor’s clients are people who are seeing their marriages come to an end and who are thus having to deal with such divorce-related issues as spousal and child support, the division of complex assets and debts, and child custody and visitation. Many of them have substantial business holdings and other interests, and she works with forensic accountants and other professionals during the property division phase of the process. Ms. O'Connor is often able to help her clients in coming to an accord on these issues through negotiations and mediation as well.

Ms. O’Connor also assists people whose marriages have already been legally dissolved and who are now seeking the enforcement of or modifications to existing support and parenting orders. Her other family law experience has included grandparents’ rights, the preparation and review of prenuptial and postmarital agreements, and the representation of domestic violence victims who are petitioning the court for protective orders. The high quality of her work has earned Ms. O’Connor a great deal of recognition from her colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*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
  • 100%Family Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Denise O'Connor

First Admitted: 1987, New Jersey

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Educational Background

  • Ohio University in 1983, Journalism

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • New York State Bar Association CLE program, Lecturer

Bar/Professional Activity

  • AAML
  • IAFL
  • Westchester County Bar Association (Elected Member of the Executive Committee, Family Law Section)
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • Justice Brandeis Law Society
  • Westchester Women's Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York, 1988


  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatingSM, Martindale-Hubbell®
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Office Location for Denise O'Connor

445 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 604
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-683-3500

Fax: 914-428-1660

Last Updated: 8/3/2022

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