10 Best in Client Satisfaction

Each year the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys recognizes the top 10 practitioners in every state with the “10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award” for attorneys who handle matters in the areas of family and matrimonial law.  This year Bashian & Farber partner, James L. Hyer. Esq, was presented with this distinguished recognition.  When receiving the award, Mr. Hyer commented,
“At Bashian & Farber, we handle a wide range of litigation including matters pertaining to family and matrimonial law and it is wonderful to receive this recognition as we constantly seek to ensure that each client is highly satisfied with our work product.  This award confirms that we are reaching our goal.”

Bashian & Farber, LLP handles matters relating to family including divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, paternity, and family offense.  Several of our attorneys are also trained mediators who are available to mediate such family disputes.

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LAWYERS AND DEFAMATION

By Irving O. Farber, Esq.

In Lynn & Cahill v Witkin, 130 AD3d 484 [1st Dept 2015], the Appellate Division 1st Department recently reversed a Lower Court’s significant award of damages in a defamation matter, a ruling that should make attorneys throughout the State take notice.

Lynn & Cahill involved a former client who, in an internet post, viciously maligned and impugned the Lawyer’s reputation by referring to him as “a confidence man”, and accusing him of being “unethical”, “sleazy”, “dangerous”, “a rotten egg”, and a “greedy, crazed and irrational nut job.”

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