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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, child support, orders of protection and parental alienation cases. He has prepared and negotiated numerous divorce settlements on behalf of his clients. He has also 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.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • 2019 Best Law Firms, US News & World Report
  • 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)

Admissions:

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

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.

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Teaching/Lecturing/Author:

  • He has published several articles in the New York Law Journal, including “Parental Alienation – A Broader Perspective”, “When Matrimonial Attorneys Become Divorce Mediators” and “Divorce Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Courts”, and contributed to articles in the Long Island Business News, including an article on “Divorce and Mediation”
  • 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
  • Presented before the National Association of Divorce Professionals on “Parental Alienation in the New York Courts”
  • Guest speaker on BusinessTalkRadio
  • Presented on Parental Alienation at Gurwin Jewish - Fay J. Lindner Residences
  • Top Family Law Practitioners, New York Magazine
  • Co-presented with Linda Gunsberg, PhD before the New York State Council of Divorce Mediation on “What Every Mediator Should Know About Parental Alienation: Psychological and Legal Perspectives”.
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at SUNY Farmingdale
  • Presenter at NYMHCA on case study of family court custody case
Education
  • University of New York at Albany University 1991
  • Hofstra University School of Law Graduate School 1994