Attorney Profile:

Lawrence Jay Braunstein

Lawrence Jay Braunstein: Attorney with Braunstein & Zuckerman Esqs.

Biography

Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of New York, 1981-1985. Author: "Child Sex Abuse Allegations, Recognizing One's Limits as a Practitioner," New York Law Journal, Feb. 22, 1991; "Expunging Allegations of Child Abuse," New York Law Journal, March 27, 2002; "Children As Pawns: Who Determines Custody?" The Matrimonial Strategist, Oct. 2003; "Red Flags or Red Herring?" The Matrimonial Strategist, June 2004; "Parental Alienation Syndrome: Forget the Title, Does the Behavior Exist?" The Matrimonial Strategist, January 2007; "Medical Child Abuse: Munchausen by Proxy and Pediatric Condition Falsification," The Matrimonial Strategist, July 2008; “The Impact of Internet Pornography Use and Cybersexual Behavior on Child Custody and Visitation," Journal of Child Custody (10 J. Child. Custody 68). Faculty, NYPD Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigation Course; Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University School of Law. Certified in Collaborative Law.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Physical Abuse Litigation
  • Shaken Baby Litigation
  • Child Pornography and Computer Crimes
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Family Law
  • Visitation Rights
  • Criminal Practice
  • Civil Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
914-997-6220  Phone
www.bzesqs.com
University Attended:
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 1981
Year of First admission:
1983
Admission:
1983, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1985, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Westchester County Bar Association (Member, Section on: Family Law; Executive Committee 1999—; Vice Chair, 2008—; Co-Chair, Interdisciplinary Committee, 2002—); Bronx County Bar Association (Chairman, Matrimonial Law Committee, 1990-1993); New York State Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2003—; Co-Chair, Child Custody Committee, 2003—); New York State Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law (Member, Executive Committee, 1999-2002; Co-Chair, 2002-2004); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorney; American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; International Society For the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Expert Faculty).
Birth Information:
Bethpage, New York, May 22, 1956
ISLN:
908831072

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 17 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 02/23/14 in Matrimonial Law

    Larry has appeared before me numerous times representing litigants in high conflict matrimonial cases. Consequently, I am well acquainted with his legal ability and ethic... Read more

    Larry has appeared before me numerous times representing litigants in high conflict matrimonial cases. Consequently, I am well acquainted with his legal ability and ethical standards. Larry is a highly respected matrimonial attorney, being one of the pre-eminent experts in child custody matters. He served as President of the Family Law Section of the Westchester County Bar Association and is a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Larry is deserving of an AV rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/22/14 in Matrimonial Law

    He is a recognzed expert in the field of child abuse and lectures to police departments on the subject all over the country Read more

    He is a recognzed expert in the field of child abuse and lectures to police departments on the subject all over the country

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 03/10/14 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 03/10/14 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 03/02/14 in Family Law

    In my judgment Mr. Braunstein meets the high criteria of both General Ethical Standards and legal skills. Read more

    In my judgment Mr. Braunstein meets the high criteria of both General Ethical Standards and legal skills.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 03/02/14 in Domestic Relations

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/26/14 in Family Law

    I highly recommend Larry as a competent and ethical attorney. Read more

    I highly recommend Larry as a competent and ethical attorney.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/25/14 in Matrimonial Law

    A terrific advocate for his clients, a fair minded, zealous adversary to practice against and a colleague always willing to share knowledge about the practice of law. Read more

    A terrific advocate for his clients, a fair minded, zealous adversary to practice against and a colleague always willing to share knowledge about the practice of law.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/22/14 in Matrimonial Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/22/14 in Family Law

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