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AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
5.0/5.0
Average Client Rating
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5.0/5.0

Lydia is an inspired and committed advocate who manages her cases with passion, enthusiasm, and honesty.

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Senior Partner 2021/10/12

5.0/5.0

Erik is a conscientious, diligent, and creative attorney who masters every facet of the facts and law of each case he handles.

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Senior Partner 2021/10/12

5.0/5.0

Lydia Milone is an exceptional attorney. She is professional and knowledgeable of the law. On a case that Lydia and I had together, she was thorough and thoughtful in searching for creative solutions to resolve a...

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Hiring Partner 2021/10/01

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/30

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/30

5.0/5.0

Lydia is direct and willing to be balanced in managing client's expectations. She is very knowledgeable and hard working. She has expertise both on the litigation side of the practice, and has strong insights as...

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Member 2021/09/27

5.0/5.0

Lydia is a highly ethical and skilled matrimonial and family law attorney.

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Senior Partner 2021/09/27

5.0/5.0

Lydia is an excellent attorney and very respected in the legal community.

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Attorney 2021/09/27

5.0/5.0

Lydia is one of the finest Family Law attorneys and practices at the highest ethical and legal standards.

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Attorney 2021/09/26

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Lydia is the utmost professional and asset to the Bar.

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Lydia is an outstanding lawyer in every respect. As her adversary, I found her to be extremely competent, ethical, knowledgeable, patient and available. It does not get any better.

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Lydia is thoughtful and smart. She is easy to work with and always puts her client's needs first - while properly advising them.

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

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Of Counsel 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

I really enjoy working with Lydia. She is knowledgeable, patient, and reasonable.

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Junior Partner 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Lydia is one of the finest, experienced, and thorough attorneys practicing in the matrimonial field.

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Partner 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Lydia is an exceptional advocate for her clients and is a credit to our industry.

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Attorney 2021/09/23

5.0/5.0

Erik is an extremely knowledgeable and strategic attorney with impeccable judgment. He aptly handles complicated financial and custodial issues, and is adept at analyzing these issues and then presenting them to...

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Associate 2021/09/22

5.0/5.0

I have experienced being an adversary of Erik, as well as a colleague in Bar Associations. I have found him to be fair and thoughtful while pursuing his client's rights.

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

Erik is an exceptional attorney whose skills, knowledge and ethics make him an exemplary member of the NYS Bar.

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

Erik is an excellent attorney whom possesses the highest degree of ability and legal knowledge. He is respected member of the matrimonial bar.

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Senior Partner 2021/09/13

5.0/5.0

I have had the opportunity to litigate cases with Erik, work with him on bar association committees and taught continuing legal education courses with him. He is highly knowledgeable about the law, extremely...

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Hiring Partner 2021/09/09

5.0/5.0

I have had the pleasure of knowing Erik Kristensen as a professional colleague for more than 10 years. I have also worked alongside him through our various bar affiliations, most recently while Erik served as a Co...

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

I have known Mr. Kristensen professionally for many years. Mr. Kristensen has been my adversary on many of my matrimonial cases, and has been an asset to the Matrimonial Bar. Mr. Kristensen is always prepared and...

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

Erik is an exceptional attorney and advocate for his clients. I would recommend him without any reservation. He is a credit to our legal community.

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Managing Partner 2021/09/08

5.0/5.0

Tamara is the best lawyer with extreme care to the clients. She has the charisma and integrity that’s hard to find. Divorce was one of the most difficult time in my life, especially when it involved domestic...

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Client 2021/02/09

5.0/5.0

Tamara gave me outstanding and knowledgable advice during my separation and throughout the divorce process, which entailed negotiating the details of Soberlink testing for custody. Tamara was extremely responsive...

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Client 2021/01/12

5.0/5.0

Tamara Mitchel did great job in defending my case. She understood my case from the beginning which made me feel supported with a very difficult and abusive spouse. Her attention to detail helped to settle the...

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Client 2020/03/09

5.0/5.0

Tamara helped me through the most harrowing and difficult time in my life a divorce from a 30 plus year marriage with the added complication of abuse. Her deep knowledge and experience were evident every step of...

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Client 2020/03/06

5.0/5.0

Tamara is very knowledgeable, precise, and helpful, from consultation to resolution. She truly was a tireless ally. Tamara never wavered from her mission as my advocate, giving advice for pros/cons of every issue....

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Client 2019/10/04

5.0/5.0

Tamara has helped save my life and my children’s lives. She helped me gain full legal, physical and residential custody of my two children due, in part, to help protect my kids from domestic abuse that they...

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Client 2018/08/28

5.0/5.0

Tamara is terrific! She is a puzzle master. She is super-bright and very quick on the uptake, with a positive attitude and a sunny disposition. She is very precise in her work, and was always available to workout...

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Client 2017/10/12

5.0/5.0

Divorce is difficult enough, let alone one that has you in multiple courts and has your head spinning, as you sit in a courthouse in disbelief of the lengths to which your soon to be “ex” will go. Add to that...

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Client 2017/03/21

5.0/5.0

From day one, I felt assured that I was represented by the very best. Tamara proved relentless in her advocacy throughout my divorce. She was a stickler for details and also understood the complex dynamics of my...

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Client 2017/03/04

5.0/5.0

Ms. Mitchel was exceptionally professional, thorough, & used her intellectual as well as intuitive abilities in my case. She remained calm and unshakeable during intense & awkward moments. Ms. Mitchel was...

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Client 2017/01/11

5.0/5.0

Ms. Mitchel is a fighter in the courtroom and in negotiations. She is strong in support of her client's positions, and is unwilling to backdown from an argument. She is also a technician when it comes to drafting...

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Client 2016/09/29

5.0/5.0

Soon after I learned that my spouse filed for divorce, I realized that divorce proceedings resemble a game of chess. It's crucial to make the most astute move at each step to counter your opponent's last move and...

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Client 2015/12/27

5.0/5.0

Ms Mitchel is smart and thorough. She doesn't allow opposing counsel to get away with expensive and obnoxious game-playing, and keeps her eye on getting the job done. My (ex) spouse tried every dirty trick in the...

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Client 2015/10/29

5.0/5.0

Unfortunately, my divorce was inevitable in December 2012. Fortunately, Tamara Mitchel was recommended by a dear friend who is a divorce attorney. After meeting with 2 other attorneys, it was clear that I felt...

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Client 2015/10/01

5.0/5.0

Tamara was very professional, but at the same time personable and caring. She made a difficult life transition easier to cope with. Her insights, experience, and extensive knowledge contributed to a successful...

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Client 2015/09/19

5.0/5.0

I am a father, and a professional, who got divorced when my children were young. Ms. Mitchel has provided excellent legal services and advice, with dedication throughout the process--including negotiating a...

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Client 2015/09/16

5.0/5.0

I hired Tamara for my custody, divorce and financial trial. She was very thorough. It was very difficult and she gave me support and excellent advice. She was also successful in a supreme court financial trial and...

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Client 2015/09/03

5.0/5.0

Tamara is creative, experienced, intelligent and tactful. She made a very difficult time much less stressful, thought not only of the immediate legal situation, but also of how all involved could get on with their...

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Client 2015/06/16

5.0/5.0

Tamara guided me through a very long and difficult divorce. She was always the voice of reason in my case. She is extremely honest and straightforward and tells it like it is. Tamara has excellent instincts and...

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Client 2015/04/27

5.0/5.0

I came to Tamara Mitchel broken and afraid. I was a mother of two children both under the age of 2 years old. I did not want to go through a divorce, but had no choice. For years Tamara tried to help us reach a...

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Client 2015/02/17

5.0/5.0

Tamara is a great lawyer and a warm, supportive person. She represented me superbly in my divorce and I have recommended her to others.

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Client 2015/02/06

5.0/5.0

Reflecting back on my divorce, one of the most challenging experiences imaginable, I consider myself very blessed to have had Tamara Mitchel represent me. She handled the complexities of my family situation with...

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Client 2015/02/01

5.0/5.0

Tamara Mitchel came highly recommended to me and I highly recommend her to you. After being in a difficult marriage for many years, I reached the point where I knew divorce was the only option for me. Ms. Mitchel...

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Client 2015/01/23

5.0/5.0

Tamara guided me through a very difficult divorce, custody and relocation and provided excellent legal advice and services along with compassionate care. With her expert knowledge and steadfast dedication, she was...

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Client 2014/12/18

5.0/5.0

I write this to highlight my experience working with Tamara Mitchel of the law firm of Berman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub p.c. Tamara worked with me on my separation and divorce during 2012-2013. I live in...

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Client 2014/12/18

5.0/5.0

I can not express my gratitude and appreciation for what Tamara did for me and my family. I was entering a hostile separation and from the first moment we spoke, she understood my situation and told me exactly...

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Client 2014/12/18

5.0/5.0

Tamara Mitchel guided me through a very difficult and acrimonious divorce. Her knowledge of the law was outstanding, she was able to organize and analyze my morass of complicated financial data, and she was both...

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Client 2014/12/16

5.0/5.0

Tamara represented me in my divorce. I had been married almost 20 years, have 3 children, and some assets, but nothing too complicated. Despite that, the divorce was extremely contentious and a less skilled lawyer...

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Client 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

I am more than happy to submit a glowing review of my experience with Tamara Mitchel as my council in a divorce proceeding. In working with Tamara I was struck by the following: 1) her fierce intelligence, 2)...

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Client 2014/12/13

5.0/5.0

Pam is knowledgeable and an excellent matrimonial lawyer

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Partner 2010/05/25

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/05/25

3.6/5.0

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Attorney 2021/09/08