About Us

The Law Office of Joseph Soffer provides legal assistance, advice, and representation to clients who are faced with separation, divorce, child support, domestic violence, post-divorce modifications, custody, visitation, pre-nuptial agreements, family court, spousal support, equitable distribution of assets and other issues. At present, we have offices in New York City and Garden City.

Joseph Soffer has been practicing law for more than 30 years. He is known for being a great listener, taking time to listen and understand his clients’ needs. Over the years, he has developed a reputation as an attorney who makes every effort to resolve issues as amicably as possible while ensuring that his clients interests are protected.

Mr. Soffer graduated from New York University in 1984 with a major in Politics. While attending college, Mr. Soffer worked for a trademark and patent firm where he helped protect trademarks for clients such as Rolex, First Nationwide Savings Bank, and Joujou designs.

Mr. Soffer graduated from Tulane University Law School in 1987 and was admitted to the New York State and Connecticut Bar Associations at that time. He is also admitted to the Southern District and Eastern District Federal Court Bars as well as the Second Circuit. Immediately after graduating law school, he began working as an Assistant District Attorney (ADA) for the Nassau County District Attorney’s office in New York.

After three years of prosecuting criminals, Mr. Soffer pursued private practice and worked for a law firm where he handled all aspects of legal matters involving personal injury, matrimonial, real estate, and criminal defense work.

In 1991 Mr. Soffer opened his own firm which focuses on matrimonial and divorce matters. Today, he is a member of several renowned organizations including the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, New York Criminal and Civil Bar Association, New York State Bar Association as well as the American Bar Association.

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