Nina S. Epstein

Nina S. Epstein

Partner
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-235-1172
Email:

Biography

Nina S. Epstein focuses her legal practice on matrimonial and family law, and dissolution. She is also a member of the Guardianships Panel in Supreme and Surrogate's Court. She is currently a Partner at Goldweber Epstein LLP, a law firm she co-founded with Elyse S. Goldweber in 1995.

Licensed

Nina S. Epstein is licensed to practice in New York State and Federal courts.  She was admitted to the Bar in New York in 1972 and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1974.

Leadership and Professional Memberships

Known for her child advocacy skills,  Nina has been appointed a Certified Attorney for the Children residing in Manhattan. She recently served on the Matrimonial Committee of the Association of the Bar of the city of New York (2008 - 2011).

Dedicated to criminal defense projects as the Attorney in Charge of the Criminal Division in Manhattan from 1990 to 1995, she served with the Legal Aid Society for the New York County Criminal Defense Division from 1989 to 1995.  From 1990 to 1995, she held the role of Committee Chair of  the Criminal Justice Section on the New York County Lawyers Association. As a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, she served on the Criminal Advocacy Committee in 1995.

As a family advocate, she serves on the New York State Bar Association's section on Family Law.  She also serves on the Women’s Bar Association, where she is a valued member of the Family Law Committee.

Lecturer
On behalf of the New York City Bar Association, Nina has served as Moderator and Panel Member for various CLE Courses in Family Law Practice.  She also served as a Moderator and Panel Member for the New York County Lawyers Association CLE Courses in Family Law Practice.

Education
Nina attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1969.  She then attended Brooklyn Law School and graduated with a JD in 1972.

Awards
Nina has been listed in the annual Super Lawyers New York-Metro publications since 2008.  She has also been a panel member on matrimonial law programs run by various Bar Associations. Since 2012, she has also been certified as one of the Best Lawyers in America.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial law
  • Family Law
  • Dissolution

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1974

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • Juris Doctorate - 1972
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1969

Classes/Seminars

  • Moderator and Panel Member , CLE Courses in Family Law Practice, New York City Bar Association
  • Moderator and Panel Member , New York County Lawyers Association CLE Courses in Family Law Practice

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Attorney for the Child(ren) residing in Manhattan
  • Super Lawyers New York-Metro publications, 2008 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - Present
  • Panel member on matrimonial law programs run by various Bar Associations

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of the Bar of the city of New York, Matrimonial Committee, 2008 - 2011
  • Criminal Justice Section on the New York County Lawyers Association, Committee chair
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • Criminal Advocacy Committee, 1995 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association's sections on Family and Labor Law
  • Women’s Bar Association, Member of the Family Law Committee

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Society for the New York County Criminal Defense Division, 1985 - 1995