Neil Kozek

New York Association of Collaborative Professionals

445 Hamilton Ave.,
White Plains, New York 10601
United States
Office Phone: 914-683-3512
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Lawyer

Neil E. Kozek is a matrimonial litigator in Westchester County New York and suburban New York City. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals ('IACP') and is a founding member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Neil is a member of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester. His practice involves high net worth matters with complex valuation issues, complicated custody and time sharing arrangements as well as a whole range of Family Law Issues. Neil pioneered some of the first legally permissible Lesbian step-parent adoptions in New York State and counsels clients on both traditional and non-traditional family law matters. A partner with the law firm, Kramer Kozek, LLP, Kozek's mission is to help families resolve conflict respectfully with a keen eye toward protecting the interests of children who deserve the best of both of their parents. Neil is a member of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Westchester County Bar Association where he formerly served on the Executive Committee. Nominated for inclusion in 'Best Lawyers in America', Neil has been designated as a 'Superlawyer' as published in the New York magazine and Westchester Magazine. Neil is an 'AV' rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble and his firm has been recognized as member of the 'Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers'. Kozek's practice is limited to Matrimonial and Family Law.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law

Professional Activities

Member, Family Law Sections of the American, New York, New Jersey and Westchester County Bar Associations (Executive Committee and Co-Chair Programs and Continuing Legal Education).

Undergraduate Education

Rutgers College, Rutgers University

Professional Education

Temple University Scool of Law

Comments

One of the original 14 members of the New York Collaborative Law Group (now the NYACP), a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors and a founder of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester, Neil is a frequent lecturer and has been interviewed by and quoted in the 'New York Times', 'New York Law Journel','Westchester Business Journel' and appeared on NBC's 'Today Show' with Katie Couric, Ann Curry and Matt Lauer. Mr. Kozek is a partner with 'KRAMER KOZEK, LLP' a premier matrimonial law firm with its primary offices in White Plains, New York. Mr. Kozek practices Collaborative Divorce and continues to litigate when necessary all issues of Family Law. Neil is active in the Westchester County, New York State, American and Westchester Women's Bar Associations. Mr. Kozek has been nominated for membership in 'Best Lawyers in America'. Neil is an 'AV' Rated Family Law attorney and his firm is listed in the Martindale-Hubble 'Register of Preeminent Attorneys'. 'For more than 20 years of helping families resolve conflict, I am proud to be a pioneer in a movement that restores dignity and respect to people going through a very difficult period in their lives', says Kozek. The way Neil sees Collaborative Family Practice, 'it is a model of advocacy without being adversarial'.