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Jacqueline Harounian

Partner in Law Firm; Board member of Temple Israel of Great Neck

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A recognized leader in family law, Jackie has a multi-faceted background, with a JD in law and a graduate degree in Behavioral Forensic Psychology & Family Systems Therapy. She adeptly handles all complex issues of divorce, custody and support, and is well known for her accomplishments in family law. Recognized as a skilled and effective trial and appellate advocate, Jackie nevertheless believes that a negotiated settlement is often the best strategy, especially if there are minor children and co-parenting is desired. Her approach is responsive and client-focused. She emphasizes respect and compassion, guiding her clients to a holistic and cost effective resolution in their divorce that is in their best interest. Jackie recently attended the Agunah Summit at Fordham Law School (June, 2018) as well as a career training at JOFA (August, 2018). Among her many accolades over 20+ years of practice, she was chosen to New York Metro Super Lawyer for seven years in a row, and repeatedly listed among the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New York. She was top rated in family law by the New York Law Journal and ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell. Jackie is a former director of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, and served as Chair of the Matrimonial Committee. Jackie attended Columbia College and Hofstra School of Law. More information is available at

Subjects of expertise:

The Jewish Gett and Legal Remedies in Civil Court;

Changes in New York Family Law;

Domestic Violence and Community Response;

Child Abuse and Neglect;

Negotiating Skills;

Combining Career and a Traditional Family


Divorce Reality Check (Amazon, 2016)

Target audience:

Usually women, but general audiences as well. 

Speaking fee:

Will donate back to JOFA or any non-profit inviting me

Contact at 516 884 7333:

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