Barton R. Resnicoff

Barton R. Resnicoff

Sole Practitioner since 2013
Location:
Lake Success, New York
Phone:
516-829-2940
Fax:
516-829-0130
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 1979

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial and Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Family Law Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1996
  • Board Recertified Family Law Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2001
  • Board Recertified Family Law Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2006
  • Board Recertified Family Law Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • St John's University, School of Law
    • Juris Doctor - 1974
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Taft Inn. Alumni Activities:Mock Interview Program
    • Honors: Criminal Law Institute, Criminal Trial Program
    • Honors: Clinical Seminar Program
    • Honors: Reunion Committee Chair, 2009
  • The City College of the City University of New York, New York, New York
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1970
    • Honors: Student Senate
    • Honors: Swimming Team
    • Honors: Water Polo Team
    • Honors: Tau Delta Phi National Fraternity, Treasurer, Secretary and Scribe, local chapter
    • Honors: Outstanding Queaster Trophy, Honorable Mention and Certification of Award, from National fraternity
    • Major: Pre-Law

Published Works

  • Author, Rights of the Unwed Father, Queens Bar Bulletin, March, 1981
  • Co-Author, Materials for “The Trial of an Equitable Distribution Case-A Practical Approach”, CLE program materials, New York State Bar Association
  • Co-Author, chapter of “The 1040 Handbook:A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery”, American Bar Association, Family Law Section publication
  • Author, “Guide to Matrimonial Law-Grounds for Divorce,” Nassau Lawyer, April, 1994
  • Author, “The Current Status of Divisible Divorce Relative to Matrimonial Litigation,” New York Family Law Review, September, 1993
  • Author, “The Child’s Attorney,” New York Family Law Review, September, 1996
  • Author, “College Expenses and Divorce,” New York Family Law Review, March, 1998
  • Author, “Is Fault Divorce Slowly Withering Away?” New York Family Law Review, Fall, 2006
  • Author, “The Importance of Interstate Jurisdictional Issue in Family Law Practice,” American Journal of Family Law, Summer, 2010
  • Author, “Making the Legal Process Less Disruptive is Key in Divorce,” Unified Family Court Connection, Winter, 2011
  • Author, “Practice in New York Under the Automatic Orders,” New York Family Law Review, Summer, 2015

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Visitation Modification, American Bar Association, November, 1992
  • Lecturer, Imputed Income and Child Support, American Bar Association, April, 1994
  • Lecturer, Hot Computer Tips from the Experts, American Bar Association, April, 1996
  • Lecturer, Marital Property-Third Party Practice, American Bar Association, April, 1997
  • Lecturer, Best Interests of the Child, American Bar Association, April, 1997
  • Lecturer, Locating Hidden Assets: Use of Tax Returns, American Bar Association, May, 1998
  • Lecturer, Statutory Schemes v. Free Fall Alimony: A Debate, American Bar Association, October, 1998
  • What’s Yours and What’s Mine Depends on What State We’re In:A Comparative Law Study of Property Division; October, 2000, So, This is the Property to be Distributed?, American Bar Association, April, 2000
  • Lecturer, If One Party Get the Gold Mine, Does the Other Get the Shaft?, American Bar Association, April, 2002
  • Lecturer, Duration of Marriage:When is it Over?, American Bar Association, November, 2002
  • Lecturer, Duped Dads and Child Support, American Bar Association, October, 2003
  • Lecturer, You Say Your Income is How Much?, American Bar Association, September, 2005
  • Lecturer, Beyond Basic Child Support:Financial Planning for Children, American Bar Association, October, 2007
  • Lecturer, Preparing a Custody Case:From Intake Through Trial, American Bar Association, March, 2008
  • Lecturer, Hearsay:Uses and Problems in Child Custody Proceeding, American Bar Association, May, 2008
  • Lecturer, Interstate Jurisdictional Considerations in Divorce, Custody and Support Matters, Queens County Bar Association, December, 2009
  • Lecturer, How to Handle an Uncontested Divorce in Queens County(with the Legal Aid Society), Queens County Bar Association, May, 1999
  • Lecturer, Changes in Income Executions and support awards, Queens County Bar Association, November, 1994
  • Lecturer, Pendente Lite Applications, Queens County Bar Association, April, 1992
  • Lecturer, Increase in Value of Separate Property During a Marriage-Marital or Separate?, Queens County Bar Association, April, 1990
  • Lecturer, The Role of Marital Fault in Determining Maintenance and Distribution of Marital Property, Queens County Bar Association, March, 1989
  • Lecturer, Support Modification, Setting Aside and/or Modification of Separation Agreements, Queens County Bar Association, November, 1985
  • Lecturer, Support Modification, Queens County Bar Association, December, 1984
  • Lecturer, Parental Alienation, Nassau County Bar Association, January, 1993
  • Lecturer, The Effect of Child Abuse Allegations in Custody Cases, Nassau County Bar Association, April, 1994
  • Lecturer, Role of the Law Guardian in Custody and Visitation Cases, Nassau County Bar Association, December, 1996
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: Women's ORT, 1983
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: F.O.C.U.S., Summer, 1983
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: Farmingdale Jewish Center, September, 1989
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: Uniondale High School, 1989
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: Uniondale High School, November, 1989
  • Lecturer, Post Judgment of Divorce Problems, Hofstra University, November, 1993
  • Lecturer, Post Judgment of Divorce Problems, Hofstra University, March, 1994
  • Lecturer, Post Judgment of Divorce Problems, Hofstra University, November, 1994
  • Lecturer, Paralegal Program on Marital Law, Adelphi University, April, 1993
  • Faculty, Trial Advocacy Institute, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2008
  • Lecturer, Hot Tips From the Experts, American Bar Association, August, 2008
  • Lecturer, Hot Tips from the Experts, American Bar Association, July, 2009
  • Lecturer, Miami Vice, Lawyer Style, American Bar Association, April, 2012
  • Where, Who, What and When Of Divorce, Custody and Support, St. John’s University, School of Law, March, 2013
  • Lecturer, Custody Mock Trial, Queens County Bar Association, October, 1983
  • Dealing with Interstate and Jurisdictional Issues in Family Law, One Path CLE Webstore, November, 2013
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial and Family Law, Lay Groups: Syosset High School, March, 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Service, Queens Bar Association, 1982
  • Certificate of Service, Queens Bar Association, 1999
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Nassau County Bar Association, 1990
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Nassau County Bar Association, 1993
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Nassau County Bar Association, 2000
  • Certificate of Appreciation, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1995
  • Pro Bono Service Award, Matrimonial Law, Queens County Bar Association, 2005
  • Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Designated New York Super Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Pro-Bono Attorney of the Month of February, Nassau County Bar Association, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member of Council, 2006 - 2012
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vice Chair, Alimony Committee, 2011 - 2013
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Publication Development Board, 2012 - 2014
  • Trial Advocacy Institute, Faculty, 2008
  • Trial Advocacy Institute, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2008-2009 and 2009-2010
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Child Support Committee, Chair, Co-Chair, Co-Vice Chair, Vice-Chair, 2003 - 2007
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Marital Property Committee, Chair or Co-Chair, 2000-2003 and 1994-1996
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Scope & Correlation Committee, Chair, Member, 2005 - 2008
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Nominating Committee, 2002 - 2003
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive member of Custody Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Custody, Continuing Legal Education and Special Committee on Equitable Distribution which have since become the Substantive Law Relating to the Family Committee
  • Queens County Bar Association, Chair, Family Law Committee, 1994 - 1995
  • Queens County Bar Association, Past Vice Chair, Legislative Sub-Committee
  • Queens County Bar Association, Member, Judiciary Committee, 1994 - 2004
  • Queens County Bar Association, Member, Community and Public Relations Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Family Court Law and Procedure Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Custody Sub-Committee, , 1993 - 1995
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Legislative Sub-Committee
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Community and Public Relations Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Suffolk County Academy of Law
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2009 - Present
  • St. John's University, School of Law, Chair, Reunion Committee, 2009
  • Queens County Bar Association, Academy of Law, 2009 - Present
  • American College of Board Certified Attorneys, Charter Fellow , 2014
  • American Bar Association, Family Law in the Fifty States, State Reporter, 2008 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Finance Committee, 2010 - 2011
  • American Bar Association, Host Committee, Co-Chair, Annual Meetings 2008 & 2011

Past Employment Positions

  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, Post Judgment of Divorce problems, Lecturer, 1993 - 1995
  • New York City Housing Authority, Management Division, 250 Broadway, New York, New York, Attorney, 1974 - 1979
  • New York County District Attorney’s Office, 155 Leonard Street, New York, New York, Legal Intern, 1973 - 1974
  • Queens County District Attorney’s Office, 125-01 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, New York, Legal Intern, 1973
  • Queens Legal Services Corporation, 89-02 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, New York, Legal Intern, 1973

Pro Bono Activities

  • Panel Member of Volunteers Lawyer Project in Queens and Nassau County
  • Fee Arbitrator in Matrimonial Matters, Nassau County, 1993 - Present
  • Neutral Matrimonial Case Evaluator, Nassau County, 1996 - Present
  • Pro-Bono Attorney, Nassau County Bar Association, 2008

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Tau Delta Phi