David Mejias

David Mejias

David Mejias is Managing Partner at Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • New York
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Summary

David Mejias is a Long Island attorney specializing in family law and divorce. He is a managing partner at Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado where he has practiced law for 18 years. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Foundation, the charitable branch of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association where he has previously served as President. In 2003, Dave Mejias became the first Latino elected to the Nassau County Legislature, where he served from 2004 to 2010. In 2013, Dave was recognized by Long Island Pulse as a Top Ten Legal Eagle, winning the Family Law category. Awardees are acknowledged by a select group of Attorneys who peer review their colleagues’ expertise and skill throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. At Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado, Mejias has won precedent setting victories for his clients in cases involving custody, maintenance and child support, and overturning post nuptial and pre-nuptial agreements. His firm has also been recognized by the Coalition against Domestic Violence for continuing to fight for the rights of victims of domestic violence. As a Nassau County Legislator he led the effort to keep our children safe from sex offenders by sponsoring the toughest Megan’s Notification Law in New York State and wrote the legislation implementing residency restrictions for sex offenders. He sponsored and passed legislation that allows law enforcement to install computer monitoring software on the computers of registered sex offenders. One of his top accomplishments as Legislator was his proposed and passed Natalie’s Law, establishing a mapped website showing heroin arrests in neighborhoods in order to increase public awareness and mandates that police alert school districts when there is an arrest nearby.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Founder
Mejias Milgrim & Alvarado, P.C
- Current
David Mejias is a managing partner at Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado where he has practiced law for 18 years.
Education
Fordham Sc
Awards
Diversity in Business Award
LIBN
On April 21, 2016, Long Island Business News hosted the Diversity in Business Awards to honor business leaders of diverse ethnicities, who have exemplified a leadership and commitment to increasing diversity in the business community on Long Island. Amongst the honorees was David Mejias, a family law attorney from Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado, which is the only law firm on Long Island where every member of the firm is a minority.
Top Legal Eagles
Long Island Pulse
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2715407
Member
- Current
Publications
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New York Daily News
Websites & Blogs
Website
David Mejias Attorney
Website
Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado
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Contact & Map
1 Dosoris Ln
Glen Cove, NY 11542
USA
Telephone: (516) 333-7777