Deborah Ellie Kaminetzky

Deborah Ellie Kaminetzky: Attorney with Kaminetzky Law & Mediation, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Deborah Kaminetzky is the founding member of Kaminetzky Law & Mediation, P.C. located in Cedarhurst, New York. Prior to starting the firm Deborah worked at the New York Department of Consumer Affairs where she was responsible for prosecuting unlicensed home improvement contractors and negotiating settlements for consumers.

Ms. Kaminetzky is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (Business Law, Dispute Resolution, Family Law, General Practice, and Trusts and Estates Sections and serves on the Law Practice Management Committee), Nassau County Bar Association (where she serves as Chair of the General, Solo and Small Law Practice Management Committee), National Association of Divorce Professionals, New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association.

Deborah serves on the Board of Directors of the Yashar Attorney and Judges Chapter of Hadassah as Treasurer. She is also an active member of the UJA LI Business & Professional Leaders Division. Deborah graduated from NY Law School in 1991 and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1986. Ms. Kaminetzky was admitted to the First Department in 1991, and The United States Supreme Court Bar in February of 2015.

Deborah serves on the Matrimonial fee dispute arbitration panel for Nassau County. She is an experienced certified mediator, having completed basic, advanced and divorce mediation certificate programs all from the New York Peace Institute.

Deborah is a frequent speaker and published writer on topics including matrimonial law, estate planning law, small business law, fee arbitration, commercial leasing, , technology and social media use, and legal ethics.

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Divorce/Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Estate Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
516-259-0593  Phone
516-374-0074  Phone
516-374-0074  Phone
University Attended:
New York Peace Institute, Certificates, Basic Mediation 2013, Advanced Mediation 2015, Divorce Mediation February 2016; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
New York Law School, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
2015, United States Supreme Court; 1991, New York
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: General Practice and Solo Practitioner; Law Practice Management); New York State Bar Association (Member, Committee on Law Practice Managment, Sections on: Alternative dispute Resolution, Family Law; Estate; General Practice); Nassau County Bar Association (Chair of Technology & Practice Management Committee, Member of Community Relations, Matrimonial, and Women In The Law Committees). Mediator member of New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, Member of National Association for Community Mediation, Yashar Hadassah (lawyers and judges chapter)Board Member - V.P. Programming, Member of Nassau County Womens Bar Association.
Hobbies & interests:
Technology, Travel

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (27 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 10/10/16 in Family Law

    Great personality! She really cares about her clients. She is very knowledgeable and straight-forward with her clients.. Deborah is a zealous advocate for people going through a family law dispute.

    Great personality! She really cares about her clients. She is very knowledgeable and straight-forward with her clients.. Deborah is a zealous advocate for people going through a family law dispute. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 10/10/16 in Family Law

    She is an excellent attorney in all respects.

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