Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2012
Wisselman, Harounian & Associates is proud to announce that Jacqueline Harounian of their firm has recently been named by New York Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys for the year 2012. This is the third straight year that she has been awarded this honor. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating system that names only five percent of the lawyers in the state. The recognition is based upon peer recognition combined with a high level of professional achievement.
Ms. Harounian was also included in the 2012 Top 50 Women New York Super Lawyers list. This exclusive group is comprised of female attorneys in New York who have received the highest possible point totals based on research, nomination and professional review. Not only this, but Ms. Harounian is the only divorce and family law attorney from Long Island who made the list.
Ms. Harounian has been responsible for many successful appellate cases, two of which made the front page of The New York Law Journal this year. Of these recognized cases, one (Koegler v. Woodard) was successfully defended in the highest New York State Court, the Court of Appeals.
Jacqueline Harounian graduated in the top ten percent of her class and with honors from Hofstra School of Law in 1994. Shortly after, she began working at the firm as an associate until she was asked to be a Partner in 2006. She is no stranger to complex cases, and is prepared to handle cases both in and out of the courtroom. She also frequently lectures and speaks at legal seminars on family law topics.
In order to be selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters, attorneys are evaluated by a multi-phase process that includes surveying attorneys throughout the state, independently evaluating all attorneys in the field, undertaking the process of peer review and determining if the candidate is of good standing in the legal community. The firm’s other partner, Jerome A. Wisselman, has also been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer.
Wisselman, Harounian & Associates is a well-established Long Island firm that has been practicing since 1976. The firm frequently handles cases involving divorce, child custody, same sex marriage and more. Since its inception, the firm has been given an “A+” rating from the Better Business Bureau® (BBB), a “Superb” Avvo rating of 9.6 out of 10, and now, the firm can add “multiple Super Lawyers nominations” to their resume.