SONDRA I. HARRIS
The Harris Law Firm
30 Hempstead Avenue, Suite H-11
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
phone: (516) 569-2600
fax: (516) 569-6331
Sondra I. Harris is an attorney based in Long Island*s South Shore whose primary focus is in handling and supervising cases involving issues pertaining to family law, divorce, custody, property division, post-judgment enforcement, modification, appeals, surrogacy and grandparents* rights.
For nearly twenty-five years,
Sondra has represented both men and women and has protected the interests and
rights of her clients while offering sensible and efficient solutions and
individualized attention to all her clients. An ongoing aim of Sondra*s practice
is to not just litigate and protect the rights and interests of her clients, but
also to counsel clients as to the most prudent way to resolve a particular
situation and to prepare the client for the inevitable changes in life which
will occur once the litigation is over. Sondra and her staff strive to treat
each and every client like the unique individual he or she is, and not a case
number, because Sondra and her staff believe that professionalism and providing
a personal touch need never be mutually exclusive.
Sondra I. Harris is a graduate of New York University (B.A. 1969) and Fordham Law School (J.D. 1972) and was admitted to the New York State Bar in March 1974. She has also been admitted to the bar in United States District Court, Southern and eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Ms. Harris has been a member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section since 1979, and has chaired the ABA Cohabitation Committee since 1992. She currently serves as a member of the ABA Family Law Council, was formerly an ABA Section Parliamentarian, and was also a liaison to the ABA Presidential Committee on Diversity. She is presently a member of the Working Group on gay Marriage. Ms. Harris has been a member of the Nassau County Bar Association since 1979, and is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association Conciliation Committee as well as the Nassau County Select Committee on Domestic Violence. She also has served as a Small Claims Court Arbitrator since 1978.
Her numerous Community affiliations include being a member and former president of the National Council of Jewish Women, membership on the Nassau County Medical Center Bio-Ethics Committee and NCMC Independent Review Board, as well as serving as Secretary and Board Member of the Peninsula Counseling Center. She is also Vice-President of the Woodmere Merchant*s Association, and has been a well-known and respected member of the Five Towns Community for many years.
Sondra has authored numerous articles in such publications as American Journal of Family Law, Family Advocate, Divorce Litigation and Family Law Review, and she has contributed to many books, including "10 Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer" and the "2002 Family Law update." She is also a frequent lecturer at ABA conferences with regard to various family law issues.
Ms. Harris practices both in the Supreme and Family Courts. While her practice is located in Woodmere, in Nassau County, on the South Shore of Long Island, she has represented clients in all of the New York City and Long Island Metro Area venues, as well as Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties, and she has also provided representation in local venues and jurisdictions to numerous out-of-state clients.
A mother of two children, Sondra currently resides in Westchester County, where she can also meet with clients by special appointment.
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