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Melvin & Melvin, PLLC
217 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Howard J. Woronov

Mr. Woronov, retired in May of 2022. He was a Member of the firm since 1989, had been a practicing attorney for over fifty years. He was a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and manager of the New York Chapter. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law, including custody, support, pre-nuptial and separation agreements, divorce, and divorce taxation.

He has written and lectured extensively in the area of Family Law, both to attorney and public audiences.

His interests include professional discipline, and he has served on the 5th District Attorney Grievance Committee and currently serves on the State Bar Committee on Professional Discipline.

Mr. Woronov has been named Lawyer of the Year 2017 in the Family Law category and recognized to the Best Lawyers in America for 10+ years straight (2008-2022). He was also named an Upstate Superlawyer for Family Law.

  • J.D. Syracuse University College of Law - 1964
Awards & Accolades
    • The Best Lawyers in America©, Lawyer of the Year for Family Law, 2017
    • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2008-2022
    • Super Lawyers®, Upstate New York
  • Associations & Memberships
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York Chapter, Former Manager
    • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Member