Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2012
For the third straight year, Jacqueline Harounian, of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C., has been named by New York Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in metro New York for 2012. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
As an additional honor, Ms. Harounian is included in the 2012 Top 50 Women New York Super Lawyers list. The lawyers on the Top 50 list received the highest point totals in the New York Metro nomination, research and blue ribbon review process. Of note, Ms. Harounian is the only Long Island divorce and family law attorney on the list.
Two of Ms. Harounian’s successful appellate cases were reported on the front page of The New York Law Journal in 2012. One case, Koegler v. Woodard, a relocation case, was successfully defended up to the Court of Appeals, which is the highest court in New York State.
Ms. Harounian received her J.D. with honors from Hofstra School of Law in 1994, graduating with distinction in the top 10% of her class. She began working as an Associate in the firm in 1994 and she was named Partner in 2006. Ms. Harounian has resided in Great Neck for 22 years with her husband Maurice, and their four children who all attend Great Neck Public Schools.
The selections for the Super Lawyers list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers can be found online at superlawyers.com where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location. In addition, Super Lawyers will be a supplement to the New York Times Magazine in October 2012.
The law firm of Wisselman, Harounian and Associates, P.C. is located in Great Neck, NY and was established in 1976. Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. is a highly respected firm concentrating in complex matters of family and matrimonial litigation. The firm’s nine attorneys appear in the Family and Supreme Courts of Long Island, New York City and Westchester for all aspects of divorce, custody, support and visitation. Both of the firm’s partners are recognized as New York Super Lawyers.