Long Island Divorce & Family Law Firm Established in 1976
About Us

About Our Firm

Legal Solutions for Divorce & Family Law in Metropolitan New York

At Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, we set the standard for family and divorce law in Great Neck, Long Island. Each member of our legal team is committed to the highest standard of excellence, and we are confident in our ability to find an intelligent and creative legal solution to your case. With more than 150 years of combined experience, you can trust our Long Island divorce attorneys to provide the top-notch counsel that you deserve.

Our Commitment to Clients

There may be times where you feel overwhelmed by the legal processes that must be performed, you can rest assured that our firm will fight vigorously throughout this entire process to help you achieve your goals and your desires. Wisselman, Harounian & Associates was established in 1976 for the sole purpose of helping families negotiate and resolve complicated legal issues.

If you choose to work with our firm, you can be sure that we will work for you. We will take the time to understand your case, goals, and desires, and we will pursue and fight to achieve them for you. We have a successful track record in helping families successfully navigate high-conflict and high net worth cases.

  • We will give you advice that is in your best interests no matter how complicated the issues may be.
  • We will advise you of the risks of going to trial vs. the benefits of negotiating a settlement instead of trial.
  • We will respond to you after hours.
  • We will be fully prepared to deal with every aspect of your case with intelligent thinking and strategies.
  • We will keep you informed throughout your case, so you know we're striving toward the right divorce / family law solution.
  • We cater to the unique needs of each client to protect their best interests.

Our Advantage

  • Breadth of cases - No case is too large or too small for our full-service firm. We handle all divorce matters.
  • Firm size - We are ranked as one of the largest, top Long Island matrimonial law firms by Long Island Business News.
  • Smart divorce solutions - When possible, we employ a collaborative approach with related professionals to arrive at an intelligent solution and reduce the adversarial nature of the case.
  • Diverse attorney knowledge - We have a team of experienced attorneys (male and female), each having proficiency in a particular matrimonial issue.
  • Broad geographical reach - We appear in Family and Supreme Court in all counties in the New York Metro area and Long Island.
  • Longstanding firm– Wisselman, Harounian & Associates is well established (since 1976) and our attorneys and staff have considerable longevity with our firm. Most of our attorneys and paralegals have been with our firm for over 10 years.
  • Extensive trial and appellate level experience - Our attorneys have handled hundreds of trials and appeals.
  • Free case analysis – We provide free initial case evaluations. Evening / weekend appointments available.

    • Leaders in Family Law - Jacqueline Harounian is a sought-after teacher, author and speaker at national workshops and conferences devoted to complex issues of family law.
      • Jerry Wisselman is a New York “Leading Lawyer,” and W & A is one of the “Most prominent family Law Firms in NY area.
      • W&A has developed legal workshops for specialists in associated fields (e.g. mental health, medical and financial professionals) to understand the legal issues of divorce and family law in and out of the Courts for their professional needs.
    • Community Involvement - Wisselman, Harounian & Associates supports the professional development of its attorneys as well as their involvement in the community. We offer participation and sponsorship to organizations including the Safe Center, Board of Directors for BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Queens, National LGBT Bar Association, the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation (NYSCDM), and many more.

    Attorney Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    Our divorce and family law attorneys are leaders in our industry, and their accomplishments include the following:

    • New York MagazineAttorney rating AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell® – This reflects that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics.
    • 10 out of 10 Superb Rating by Avvo.com – This is based upon years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition.
    • Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business - Selected by a judging committee, these women represent the most influential women in business, government, and not-for-profit fields.
    • Super Lawyers® - Jerry Wisselman selected to the top 100 Super Lawyers list in the New York Metro Area, an honor bestowed to only 5% of all attorneys statewide. Six of our attorneys are named NY Metro Super Lawyers.
    • Super Lawyers MagazineMember of the Family Law Section, New York State Bar Association
    • Member, Nassau, Suffolk, Queens County Bar Association, and Federal Bar Associations
    • Advisory Board Member for NY State Assembly Committee on the Aging
    • Elected to Long Island Business News “40 Under 40” Club for Rising Stars
    • Award Winner "Women Making A Difference", Soroptimist International
    • Emerging Leader Honoree LIWA (Long Island Women's Agenda)
    • Super Lawyers MagazineFortune 52 Award Winner for Women of Achievement, Long Island Press
    • Designated as Matrimonial Law experts by Newsday
    • Member, Board of Editors, New York Family Law Monthly
    • Author for NY State Bar Association "Elder Law Attorney", on Grandparental Rights
    • Teacher/lecturer at Hofstra Law School, LI University/CW Post, Queensboro College
    • Guest speaker on network and local television and radio programs including cable TV, WBLI, Good Morning America, CBS News
    • New York MagazineMayor/Chairman of Zoning Board of Appeals, Village of Flower Hill, Roslyn, NY
    • Teacher/author/speaker at national workshops and family law conferences
    • Town of North Hempstead Roll of Honor
    • Arbitrator, District Court of Nassau County

    Our Office Location

    1010 Northern Blvd. Suite 300
    Long Island, NY 11021

    Contact us today to schedule your first consultation with a Long Island divorce lawyer from our firm. We offer confidential, complimentary case evaluations to all prospective clients.

    Committed to Every Client

    • I highly recommend Joseph Bracconier's services to anyone looking for someone to relate to their personal experience and provide knowledgeable, empathic, professional guidance and support.”

      “Joseph Bracconier brought a certain calmness during a very chaotic, nerve wracking time in my life. He's has a remarkable way of quickly taking in all the information presented and recapping it in an ...”

      - Client Testimonials
    • She was with me every step of the way and I can’t thank her enough.

      “Amanda Green represented me in my divorce and made me feel at ease during the entire process. She is very patient and accommodating. Made it very easy to speak with her. This was a very difficult and ...”

      - Former Client
    • You always were saying that I had a good case. Always positive.

      “Jerry - You always were saying that I had a good case. Always positive. You looked at all the angles. You kept me hopeful and gave me great advice…Thank you for that and all the other great ...”

      - Client Testimonials
    • I would use them again and recommend him and the firm to others.

      “Joseph and the entire firm were very prepared to defend me in a restraining order case. It was a very difficult time for me being accused of something like that while I was being harassed by my ex. ...”

      - Client Testimonials
    • I can wholeheartedly recommend Christine!

      “Christine was my divorce lawyer and truly did an excellent job on my behalf. My soon to be ex-wife was out for blood and wanted alimony, half of everything, lawyers fees paid for.. Christine looked at ...”

      - Client Testimonials

    Reasons to Choose Wisselman, Harounian & Associates P.C.

    • We will go the extra mile to meet your needs.

      Our professionals will go above and beyond to create a solution that is tailored to fit the unique needs and goals of you and your family.

    • We will walk you through every decision.

      When you hire us, we will get to know you on a personal level, inform you of your options, and help you make the best decisions possible.

    • We will sort out all concerns on your mind.

      Our mission is to put your mind at ease, alleviate your worries, address all concerns, and answer any questions you have along the way.

    • We will always act in your best interests.

      We demonstrate an unparalleled level of commitment to our clients. When you work with us, your needs will always come first.

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