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Martin Friedlander, PC.
16 Court Street,
Suite 2304
Brooklyn, NY 11241

Martin E. Friedlander

Martin E. Friedlander, Esq. is an attorney who has been practicing matrimonial law for over thirty years. Mr. Friedlander started his law career by interning and later becoming the associate to Jeffrey S. Sunshine, Esq. who is now the Administrative Judge for Matrimonial matters for the State of New York. Mr. Friedlander is now the principal of Martin Friedlander, PC.

Additionally, Martin Friedlander, prior to his law career, was a Rabbi and has a Rabbinical ordination.

Martin is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Family Lawyers, the Brooklyn Bar Association, and New York State Bar Association. Martin is also a court-approved mediator. He lectures regularly and has been featured in many CLE programs and lectures frequently for Associate of Family and Conciliation Courts conferences (AFCC), New York County Lawyers, Lawline, and the National Academy. Martin has also lectured for Nefesh International and Tahel, an organization for abused women, in Israel.

Martin has had his articles featured in the New York Law Journal, Matrimonial Strategist, and New York State Family Law Review.

He practices in all areas of matrimonial matters, as well as before the Appellate Divisions of New York State. Martin appears regularly before Rabbinical Courts and has extensive knowledge on the Get issues and Orthodox Jewish divorces. Martin is the co-founder of Yashar and has drafted the new Prenuptial Agreement under Jewish law. Martin Friedlander has been involved extensively in the areas of arbitration and has advised Rabbis on the procedures as well as divorce issues.

Martin has offices in Downtown Brooklyn and Midwood Brooklyn, with satellite offices in Manhattan and Nassau County. He can be reached at (212) 321-7092 and

  • J.D. Brooklyn Law School - 1992
  • B.S. in Finance, Minor in Political Science, suma cum laude Touro College - 1987
  • Academy Advanced Degree in Talmudic Studies Mesifta Talmudical - 1987
  • Academy Rabbinical Ordination Mesifta Talmudical - 1987
  • Associations & Memberships
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    • International Academy of Family Lawyers, Fellow
    • Brooklyn Bar Association, Member
      • Family Law Committee, Vice Chair
      • Board of Trustees, 2003-2008
      • Family Law Section, Past Co-Chair
      • Ethics Committee, Past Chair
      • Young Lawyers Committee, Past Chair
    • Nassau County Matrimonial Center’s Matrimonial Mediation Program
    • VoiCSA Legal Affairs Committee, Chair
    • Yashar Coalition, Founder & President
    • COJO of Flatbush, Board of Director, 1998-2010
    • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Member
    • Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, Member
    • Kings Matrimonial Mediation Stakeholders Committee