Attorney Adam Peretz Profile
Adam Peretz, Esq. is an experienced Long Island and New York City divorce lawyer and has worked as an attorney in several Nassau County and New York matrimonial and family law firms. He has practiced exclusively in the area of divorce and family law since 2004. Mr. Peretz represents clients and litigates hotly contested and acrimonious divorce and family law matters, high net worth divorces and more modest income cases alike, as well as amicably settling divorces and family law matters throughout New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County.
Mr. Peretz is also a Long Island divorce mediator, with special training as a result of his Master of Social Work degree, obtained in 1994, and his professional history as a child and family therapist and clinical social worker.
Mr. Peretz's primary areas of practice are litigated divorce and Family Court matters and divorce mediation. Mr. Peretz has successfully litigated custody matters in divorces and in the Family Courts of the State of New York.
Mr. Peretz is appointed by the Appellate Division Second Department as an Attorney for Children in Nassau County Family Court.
Mr. Peretz has perfected appeals, appeared and presented oral argument in both the Appellate Divisions of the First and Second Departments.
Clark University, Worcester, MA 1984 - 1988 BA Sociology
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1992 -1994 Master of Social Work
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 1999 -2002 Juris Doctor
Admitted to the New York State Appellate Division Second Department on February 26, 2003.
Member New York State Bar and New York State Family Law Section
Appointed to the Attorneys for Children Panel in Nassau County Family Court
Special Law Instructor, Hofstra Law School, Family Law, 2011 - 2013
Social work training and experience includes:
Psychiatric social worker at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York
Inpatient psychiatric social worker
Child and family therapist
Elementary school social worker
Foster care adoption caseworker
Professional history of advocacy, training and expertise in conflict resolution