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Meet the Top Divorce Lawyers in NYC: Attorneys and Paralegals Specializing in Divorce and Family Law

As a divorce lawyer and family law attorney in New York, Michael Ian Black is committed to providing speedy and efficient divorce resolution. His caring, compassionate, and respectful demeanor encourages his clients to feel more comfortable during the process.

Michael Ian Black

Is an experienced family law attorney in New York and has been practicing law for almost 40 years. He established the Law Firm of Michael Ian Black in 1972, and he specializes in handling divorce and family law as a divorce lawyer in NYC. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1967. In addition to practicing law in the State of New York, Mr. Black is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Black has testified as an expert on family law issues and continues to provide legal counsel as a family law attorney in New York. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association (family law division for the family court in NYC) and New York State Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the proud father of two successful children.
 


Credentials



Admission Details:
New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Law School Attended: Brooklyn Law School Class of 1967 J.D.

University Attended: New York University Class of 1964 B.A.

Rafael Alardo

Is the firm's Office Manager and Senior Paralegal with over twenty years of law office experience. Ralph oversees all of the day-to-day functions of the firm, ranging from organizing the busy court calendar for the family law attorney to the office computer network. He is a graduate of the American Bar Association Approved Paralegal Studies Program at Bronx Community College and a paralegal member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Born and raised in New York City, Ralph is actively involved in the local community and is an Assistant Pastor in his local church. He is the proud father of two lovely daughters and is fluent in Spanish.

David Emerson

Is the firm's assistant matrimonial paralegal with over fifeteen years of law office experience. David is responsible for assisting the family law attorney in New York by handling complex matrimonial financial documentation and information. He is a graduate of the ABA-approved New York University Paralegal Studies Program. David has been involved in matrimonial law for the family court in NYC for virtually his entire legal career. Born and raised in New York, David performs an ombudsman type of service and is involved with his local synagogue.

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