Jordan E. Trager

Associate

"My goal is to reduce the emotional toll of divorce on my clients and work towards achieving a settlement that best meets their needs and concerns and the results they want to achieve."

JORDAN E. TRAGER, Esq. joined Wisselman & Associates in 2011, and has over 20 years of litigation experience handling matrimonial and family law matters. He has tried numerous complex divorce and Family Court cases on a wide range of issues, including custody, parenting time, property distribution, child support and orders of protection. Although Mr. Trager is an accomplished trial attorney, he nevertheless believes that the best result can often be achieved by a negotiated settlement, and he has worked with many clients to achieve that end, preparing divorce agreements best suited for their personal needs and goals.

Mr. Trager is also an experienced litigating divorce attorney and is certified as a family mediator, and has successfully mediated numerous divorce settlements for his clients.

Jordan E. Trager
  • Practice Areas

    • Matrimonial and Family Law
    • Divorce and Family Mediation
    • Collaborative Law
  • Education

    • Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1994)
    • University of New York at Albany (B.A., American History, 1991)

  • Professional Memberships

    Memberships and Affiliations:

    • National Association of Divorce Professionals
    • Peer Focus Group for Divorce Mediators on Long Island
    • Suffolk County Bar Association
    • New York State Council on Divorce Mediation (NYSCDM) and member of Education Committee

    Admissions:

    • New York State Bar (1995)
    • Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts (1996)

  • Outside The Courtroom

    Teaching/Lecturing/Author:

    • August, 2017 New York Law Journal published article titled “Divorce Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Courts”
    • Led legal workshops for continuing education credit for mental health professionals:
      • Workshop Topic: Legal and Mental Health Aspects of Mediation, Litigation, and Negotiated Settlement in a Divorce
      • Workshop Topic: Parental Alienation in Marriage and Divorce
    • Top Family Law Practitioners, New York Magazine
    • Contributed to article on Divorce and Mediation in Long Island Business News
    • Former Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at SUNY Farmingdale
    • Presenter at NYMHCA on case study of family court custody case