Garden City NEW YORK

ABOUT Wendy B. Samuelson

Honors: •AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating in legal ethics and professional practice)•Top Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney in the New York Metro Area, New York Times' Super Lawyers•Ten Leaders in Matrimonial Law in the New York Metro Area by Ten Leaders Cooperative•Top Tier Matrimonial Law Firm, US News and World ReportAuthor and Media:•Associate Editor, Family Law Review, published by the New York State Bar Association (Summer 2014 – present)•Author of the column "Recent Legislation, Decisions and Trends in Matrimonial Law" of the New York State Bar Association's quarterly Family Law Review (Summer 2002 – present)•Featured in the July/August 2014 Spirituality & Health magazine article, "A Better Way to Break Up" by Gabriel Cohen•"The Myths of Mediation," Journey Beyond Divorce, 2012•WTHE Radio, Co-host of "The Divorce Law Forum" (March 2001)•"1999 Legislation and Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law," NYSBA's CLE: The Expanding World of the Matrimonial Lawyer•"1998 Legislation and Recent Decisions in Matrimonial Law," NYSBA's CLE: Matrimonial and Family Law Update•"Wasteful Dissipation of Marital Assets," New York Family Law American Inn of Court 1998 Annual Survey of Matrimonial Law (and 1997 Survey)•"How to Enforce Child Support," 1994 Nassau County Bar Association's CLE: Matrimonial Law UpdateLectures:•The Association of Divorce Financial Planners, NY Chapter, February, 2016: “What Wilma Flintstone Needs to Know Before She Tells Fred She Wants a Divorce: Pre-Divorce Strategic Planning to Prove Cash Assets and Income”•2015 Catalyst Conference of The Association of Divorce Planners and The Center for Mediation, October 2015: “What Wilma Flintstone Needs to Know Before She Tells Fred She Wants a Divorce: Pre-Divorce Strategic Planning to Prove Cash Assets and Income”•New York State Society of CPAs, October, 2014: "Understanding Marital v Separate Property in New York"•Marcum, LLP, September, 2014: "Developing a Meditation Practice as a Divorce Lawyer" Educated accountants about the effects of stress on the body and how to stay calm and eradicate stress by doing simple breathing exercises and meditation, and how such techniques are applied to helping clients going through a divorce.•Attorney Accountant Networking Group (AANG), May, 2014: "Litigation, Mediation and Collaborative Law: Dispelling the Myths"•33rd Annual Bud Rosner Memorial Long Island Estate, Tax & Financial Planning Conference, October, 2013: "What Every Trust and Estate Lawyer Should Know About Matrimonial Law: Prenuptial Agreements and More"•Estate Planning Council of Nassau County Study Group, January, 2013: "The Art of Drafting Prenuptial Agreements"•SWIM (Single Working Inspired Mothers), January, 2009: "How to Enforce Child Support Without Really Trying"•Lecture "What You Don't Know About Divorce Law May Hurt Your Clients!" given at numerous law and accounting firms.

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Areas of LAW

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation

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