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A.J. Temsamani approaches every case with the goal of creating practical, reasonable solutions that achieve the client’s objectives in a sound and sensible manner. Whether litigating or mediating a divorce or family law matter, A.J. believes that every client and every case presents a unique situation and calls for an individualized, personal approach. A.J. has devoted his practice to divorce and family law for over 20 years. His reputation has contributed to his attainment of various prestigious honors including:

  • The Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review rating. “AV” is the best possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. Martindale-Hubbell describes an AV Preeminent rating as “a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence”.
  • Selection as a New York Super Lawyer, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area.
  • Selection as one of the ten best divorce and family law attorneys in the state of New York by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
  • Selection by the Ten Leaders Cooperative as one of the top divorce lawyers on Long Island.
  • Selection as one of the best rated divorce attorneys on Long Island by Long Island Pulse Magazine.

A.J. has also been selected as a Special Master in the Nassau County Supreme Court Matrimonial Part Neutral Evaluation Program. In addition to his litigation experience, A.J. is trained in divorce mediation. A.J. also recognizes the importance of being actively involved in professional organizations. He is a Master member of the New York Family Law American Inns of Court, and member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and member of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

A.J. has lectured for the Nassau Academy of Law on several matrimonial topics, including custody, visitation and relocation and on various aspects pertaining to the preparation of a matrimonial case for trial. He has also lectured to students enrolled in an intensive family law practice seminar at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Touro Law School. A.J. has presented and participated in the preparation of a number of programs presented by the New York Family Law American Inns of Court on various topics aimed at promoting ethics, civility and excellence in the practice of matrimonial law. He was also a mentor for law students enrolled in the Child and Family Advocacy Fellowship Program at the Hofstra University School of Law Center for Children, Families and the Law.

A.J. is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York where he held a variety of positions in student government including being president of the student government association. Upon graduating college, A.J. obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Location

  • 666 Old Country Road, Suite 303
    Garden City, NY 11530

Education

  • Hofstra University , J.D., graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1993

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member; Family Law Section
  • Nassau County Bar Association - Member; Matrimonial Law Committee
  • New York Family Law American Inns of Court - Master Member & serves on Executive Committee
  • New York State Bar Association - Member; Family Law Section

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law

Awards:

  • "AV Preeminent" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Long Island's Top Legal Eagles: The Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island Pulse Magazine
  • New York Super Lawyers (2012 - 2023)
  • Selection by the Ten Leaders Cooperative as one of the top divorce lawyers on Long Island
  • Selection as one of the Top Ten divorce and family law attorneys in New York by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Selection as one of the Ten Best divorce and family law firms in New York for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel

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