Your Family Matters


Joseph H. Nivin

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Article 81 Guardianship
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile Delinquency


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: President-Unemployment Action Center
  • University of Pennsylvania
    • B.A.

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • Rising Star in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by Super Lawyers, an award that is given only to 2.5% of attorneys annually in New York state.
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
  • Top 40 Under 40 in 2016 by The National Advocates
  • Rated as “Superb” by Avvo.

Professional Associations

  • Board of Directors for Brandeis Association of Queens County
  • New York State Bar Association, Committee on Families and the Law
  • New York City Bar Association, Member