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Joseph Harris Nivin

Joseph Harris Nivin

Compassionate, reliable representation at The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin PC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • Connecticut, New York
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Summary

Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. Family Law Attorney

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. and his team have years of experience with the New York City Child Welfare Agency, Family Court, and Supreme Court. Mr. Nivin represents families in court, litigation, hearings and appeals. He has argued successfully before the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department.

Acknowledgement

Mr. Nivin has been repeatedly recognized as a respected attorney in his field. He has been named a Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers, an award that is given only to 2.5% of attorneys annually in New York State. Mr. Nivin was also named one of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. He was named Top 40 Under 40 in 2016 by The National Advocates and is also rated as “Superb” by Avvo.
In 2015, Mr. Nivin wrote two chapters in Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce & Family Law Issues.

Credentials

Admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut and before the U. S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of NY
J. D., Brooklyn Law School. President-Unemployment Action Center
B. A., University of Pennsylvania
Member Queens County Bar Assoc., Serving on Juvenile Justice Committee
Member Assigned Counsel / Attorneys for Children
Incoming Member Board of Directors for Brandeis Association of Queens County
Member New York City Bar Association
Mr. Nivin is a family law attorney available to represent clients in Queens Family Court, Brooklyn Family Court, Manhattan Family Court, Nassau Family Court, and Westchester Family Court. He is available to represent clients in divorces in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Nassau, and Westchester.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
New York City Administration for Children's Services
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Education
Brooklyn Law School
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Fellow, Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest
Activities: President, Unemployment Action Center
University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (2004) | International Relations and Hispanic Studies
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Activities: President, Circle K
Awards
"Superb" and "10/10" Rating
Avvo
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
The National Advocates
10 Best in Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Brandeis Association of Queens County
Board of Directors
- Current
Queens County Bar Association
Member, Family Law Committee and Juvenile Justice Committee
- Current
New York State Bar Association
Member, Family Law Committee and Young Lawyers Committee
- Current
New York City Bar Association
Member, Committee on Lawyer Assistance
- Current
New York State Bar # 4580742
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce and Family Law Issues
Rincker Law, PLLC
The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation
Electronically-in-Touch
When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect
Electronically-in-Touch
Speaking Engagements
The Changing Juvenile Delinquency Practice: The “Close to Home” Placement Initiative., Jamaica, NY
Queens County Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10168
USA
Telephone: (347) 642-0376
Fax: (347) 923-3359
118-35 Queens Boulevard
118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1220
Forest Hills, NY 11375
USA
Telephone: (347) 642-0376
Fax: (347) 923-3359