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Derrick A. Rubin

DERRICK A. RUBIN, Esq. joined Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. in 1997. Besides being recognized by Newsday as an expert in matrimonial law and a New York Metro Super Lawyer, he has numerous years of handling residential and commercial real estate, landlord/tenant, estate planning, debt collection, traffic, civil litigation, criminal and corporate law. Mr. Rubin is an accomplished trial attorney handling a wide range of family and matrimonial issues of divorce, custody and visitation, domestic violence, neglect, geographic relocation, enhanced earning capacity, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act actions, omnibus pendente lite motions, Writs of Habeas Corpus, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act issues, restraining orders preventing relocation, determination of marital assets and appreciation on separate property. Two of Mr. Rubin's matrimonial cases were prominently featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal. .


  • Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1984)
  • Business School of the University of New York at Albany (B.S. Business cum laude, 1981)


  • New York State Bar (1985)
  • Eastern and Southern District (1993)

Awards, Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Named as a New York Metro Super Lawyer, 2015, 2014 (only 5% of New York Attorneys selected)
  • 2016 Nominated for Best of L.I. in Best Attorney category
  • 2013 “Around 50” Professionals Award, Long Island Business News
  • Arbitrator, District Court of Nassau County, 1992-present - Presided over hundreds of cases.
  • Temple Judea, Board Member and Temple Attorney
  • Former Associate Board Member, Parker Jewish Institute
  • Former Treasurer for Roslyn Little League

Public Offices:

  • Village of Flower Hill, NY
    • Former Mayor
    • Former Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals
    • Former Chairman, Planning Board


  • Presenter, Annual Legal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals
  • Presenter, Wells Fargo IBO/Paragon event about Protecting Property in Divorce

Practice Areas:

  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Business Law
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Debt Collection

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