Elliot S. Schlissel

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Elliot S. Schlissel

80-30 164th Street - By Appointment Only Jamaica, NY 11432

About Us

Our office strives to deal with our clients in a sincere kind manner while aggressively fighting for their rights. For more than 31 years, our attorneys have a built a reputation of excellence while representing our clients both in and out of the court room. We understand that when our clients are dealing with sensitive family issues they may be facing one of the most emotional and challenging times of their life. Our team of attorneys, paralegals, investigators and accountants have more than 90 years of combined experience assisting our clients with matrimonial and family legal problems.

Areas of Practice

Practice Areas:
Child Custody, Support, Adoption
Divorce, Marriage, Alimony

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Attorney Profile

About the Attorney:
Elliot S. Schlissel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1972. Thereafter, he attended both Hofstra Law School and the State University of New York Law School at Buffalo, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1975. He also studied international protection of human rights at the Counsel of Europe in Strasbourg, France. Mr. Schlissel is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, before the federal courts of the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District if New York and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Schlissel is listed in the Marquis’ Who’s Who of American Law. He has received the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell Attorney’s Law Directory. He has acted as the president of the Commercial Lawyers Conference of New York, a regional bar association. He has been a member of the Matrimonial and Family Law committees of the New York Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Queens County Bar Association, the Kings County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association. Mr. Schlissel has acted as a mediator and arbitrator with regard to matrimonial and family law matters. He has had numerous published opinions on his cases. He has also volunteered his time regarding various programs to help individuals resolve marital problems without the need for litigation. Areas of Practice • Divorce proceedings • Contested divorces • Uncontested divorces • Custody proceedings • Orders of protection • Family Court proceedings • Child support proceedings with visitation litigation • Spousal maintenance (alimony) • Separation agreements • Prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements • Property valuation issues • Professional license valuation issues • Post judgment modifications • Contempt orders • Annulments • Paternity • Grandparents Rights • Father Rights • Mother’s Rights
Professional Association Memberships:
Elliot S. Schlissel Esq. has been a member of various bar association committees; of the New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, Kings County Bar Association. He has been a member of the Commercial Lawyers Conference of New York, a regional bar association, and he has served two terms as President of this bar association. He has been active in local chambers of commerce and active as an attorney for a local chamber of commerce organization.

Firm Profile

Number of Attorneys:
Our office has five full time attorneys. We also have staff of paralegals, investigators and accountants who assist us in dealing with the various issues that are presented in divorces and other family law matters.
Spoken Languages:
English and Spanish.
Office Location(s):
In Nassau County: 479 Merrick Road Lynbrook, NY 11563 In Queens County: 80-30 164th Street Jamaica, NY 11432 - By Appointment Only We also assist our clients in Suffolk County and throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Call today for convenient appointment times.
Year Firm was Created:
For more than 31 years our office has been handling, divorces and family law matters throughout the Metropolitan/New York area. Our founding partner, Elliot S. Schlissel, has practiced law for more than 31 years and guides all of our dedicated and experienced legal professionals in his tradition of skilled representation and outstanding client service. Our attorneys are very involved in the community as members and active participants in legal and non legal capacities. We are members of local Bar Associations and Chambers of Commerce. At the Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel our unfailing dedication to our community, the legal community and our clients give us a winning advantage every time!
Firm Practices in These States:
New York