Hackensack, NJ/Press/September 6, 2018 – Helen M. Dukhan, Founder and Attorney of HD Family Law – Offices of Helen M. Dukhan, Esq., LL.M.,LLC was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“I am a strong, compassionate, and accessible attorney giving each client personalized attention to meet their unique needs.” – Helen M. Dukhan
Helen M. Dukhan, represents clients in Northern and Central New Jersey, and all five boroughs of New York City, and its surrounding areas. For the past Twelve (12) years, her practice has been solely focused and devoted to Divorce and Family Law matters, including but not limited to, Divorce, High Net Worth Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation, Spousal and Child Support and Prenuptial Agreements. At HD Family Law, they pride themselves on providing the unique and premier service of tailoring the divorce or family law process to each individual client’s needs and can assure you that they will stay abreast of all new case law and the most effective strategies that produce positive results.
In fact, her expertise in Family and Matrimonial Law is evident from the many awards, accolades and forms of recognition she has received. She has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer Rising Star 2014-2018, earned an excellent rating by AVVO, is listed as Top 40 under 40 Family Lawyers in the State of New York for 2016, Top 10 under 40 from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA), and most recently was recognized as one of the 10 Best Female Attorneys in New Jersey, for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, for 2018, by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
All of the awards and recognition are no surprise due to her 20 years of experience and devotion to the field of Family and Matrimonial Law. While attending a university in Michigan, Helen did her intern assisted families going through tough legal cases. Attending New York Law School, she personally assisted a successful and aggressive divorce and family law attorney learning the appeals process, Pre-trial and trial court settings and settlement negotiations. Thereafter, Helen graduated from Hofstra School of Law, receiving a legal master’s degree in family and matrimonial law, the only law program of its kind in the eastern United States, and one of only three such programs in the country.
Having an advance degree, she honed her expertise in the family and matrimonial law field, as well as knowledge in related areas such as tax, contracts, real estate and partnership law, child psychology, and treatment options. Helen worked directly with the then Attorney-in-Charge of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office of the Legal Aid Society, co-Supervisor of the Domestic Violence Project, and Supervising Attorney of the Citywide Family Law Unit at that time, assisting with research, case management, adoption proceedings, and Hague Convention and child abduction cases.
Following her LL.M., prior to opening her own law firm, Helen quickly excelled and within just two (2) years became supervising attorney of the matrimonial and family law department of a boutique general practice law firm in New York City where she represented both high net worth individuals and mid-to-low income households in the toughest courts of New York.
Helen has always shown her passion for the community by doing extensive pro-bono work with a local lawyer’s project earning the distinction of being an Empire State Counsel Honoree, receiving The Gold Certificate for Exceptional Commitment to Pro-Bono Service and other Certificates of recognition. She has also devoted much time to teaching Matrimonial Law Seminars at Law Schools, teaching Students Trial and Legal Counseling Techniques when representing clients going through divorce and family matters.
Helen is happy to have a successful Award Winning Divorce and Family Law Boutique Law Office. But, is most proud of how many men and women she has been able to help and protect through what she describes as an extremely stressful and emotional time. She will always keep your unique needs on the forefront, her approach is to serve you by leading you into your new future with the best possible legal outcome for you and your family.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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