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Gloria Goldstein

Hon. Gloria Goldstein (Ret.)

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Melanie O'Harra
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Judge Goldstein was a member of the New York State Judiciary for a period of 29 years. During that time, she served with distinction in the Civil Court, Supreme Court, and, for the past 14 years (through December, 2007), as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department. She enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a hard-working, well-prepared, and eminently impartial jurist. Justice Goldstein offers each of these qualities, along with her energy, intellect, and extensive experience, in resolving ADR proceedings of every nature and complexity. Significant family law cases on which Justice Goldstein has written include the following.

Representative Matters

  • Keane v. Keane, 25 AD3d 729; Partial dissent on what constitutes Double Dipping which reasoning was then accepted by Court of Appeals in causing its partial modification at 8 NY3d 115, in accordance with dissent
  • O’Connor v. Curcio, 281 AD2d 100; Parent and child support and ability to waive child support prospectively
  • Determinations of Appeals involving:
    • Business Valuation
    • Property Division
    • Equitable Distribution, Separate Property
    • Pre-nuptial Agreement
    • Post-nuptial Agreement
    • Child Custody issues including visitation, medical and dental expenses, schooling, religious affiliations, move-aways, transportation, physical or mental illness of one or both parents
    • Child and spousal support matters; self-employment, family employment, request for increases and decreases in existing orders
  • Grounds for Divorce
  • Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, 1994-2007
  • Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1993-1994
  • Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings County, 1981-1992
  • Acting Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1980-1981
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 1979-1980
  • Partner, Goldstein & Goldstein, P.C., 1956-1978
  • Graduated, magna cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 1956 (placed “first” in graduating class); Editor of Law Review
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, 1953



Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Employment
  • Family Law
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability


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