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Jordan E. Trager

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"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. was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1995. He is currently an attorney with Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. since 2011, has over 25 years of litigation experience handling matrimonial and family law matters, as well as an experienced divorce and family law mediator. He has tried numerous complex divorce and Family Court cases on a wide range of issues, including custody and visitation, child support, orders of protection and parental alienation. He has prepared and negotiated numerous divorce settlements on behalf of his clients. He has handled numerous divorce mediation matters involving complex custody, property distribution, support and parenting issues. He is the leader of the local Parental Alienation Awareness Organization, a not-for-profit organization educating the public on parental alienation, and he conducts and supervises monthly group meetings as an affiliate of the organization.

    Admissions:

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

    Awards:

    • 2019-2020 Best Law Firms, US News & World Report
    • 2015 Top Family Law Practitioner, New York Magazine

    Practice Areas:

    • Matrimonial and Family Law
    • Custody and visitation
    • Child support matters
    • Orders of protection
    • Parental alienation
    • Divorce mediation

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

    Employment

    Presentations/Workshops:

    • Parental Alienation Awareness Organization, group organizer and leader of monthly workshops
    • Led 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
      • Workshop Topic: Family and Marital Dynamics for Social Workers and Mental Health Professionals
    • Parental Alienation, Legal and Psychological Perspectives, co-presenter with Susan Shofer, for mental health professionals
    • What Every Mediator Should Know About Parental Alienation: Psychological and Legal Perspectives, co-presenter with Linda Gunsberg, PhD, before the New York State Council of Divorce Mediation
    • Parental Alienation in the New York Courts, presentation before the National Association of Divorce Professionals
    • Presentation on Parental Alienation to mental health professionals, Gurwin Jewish Center, Fay J. Lindner Residences
    • Presentation on case study of family court custody case, NYMHCA

    Teaching/Lecturing:

    • Former Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. SUNY Farmingdale
    • Guest speaker on BusinessTalkRadio
    Education
    • University of New York at Albany University 1991
    • Hofstra University School of Law Graduate School 1994
    Publications
    • Long Island Business News Contributed to articles in the Long Island Business News on “Divorce and Mediation”
    • New York Law Journal o Parental Alienation – A Broader Perspective o When Matrimonial Attorneys Become Divorce Mediators o Divorce Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Courts