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Alissa Van Horn

Partner at
Van Horn & Friedman, P.C.

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Connecticut Attorney with 13 Years Experience

Admitted Jurisdictions

Connecticut, New York

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Biography

Alissa L. Van Horn is the managing partner of Van Horn & Friedman, PC, a family law firm serving the New York City and Long Island, with its primary office located in Westbury, New York. Alissa L. Van Horn has extensive experience with cases involving divorce, adoption, custody, child support, orders of protection, foster care litigation, name changes, prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements. Alissa L. Van Horn concentrates her practice in the New York City Metropolitan Area, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Prior to founding Van Horn & Friedman, P.C. with Meredith Friedman, Esq., Alissa and Meredith, began their careers in New York at a small general practice law firm in Queens, wherein their practices focused on representing clients in divorce and family law matters, as well as criminal and civil litigation. Thereafter, Alissa joined a boutique Manhattan family law firm as an associate, where she handled all facets of foster care litigation and adoption law. In 2010, Alissa founded the Law Office of Alissa L. Van Horn, P.C., where she honed her research, writing, litigation and negotiation skills to provide the best possible outcomes for all of her clients.

In 2017, Alissa received Alissa received the Long Island Power Women in Business Award and the Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Award and has been selected as an honoree at the Long Island Business News 40 Under 40 Awards in 2018. Alissa is also a 3-time recipient of the Rising Star Award and the Top Female Attorneys Award for NYC Metro by Super Lawyers Magazine. Alissa received the “10 Best” Award by the American Institute for Family Law Attorneys in 2016 and 2017, the Top 10 Under 40 Award by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, the Top 100 Attorneys Award and the Top 40 under 40 Award for NYC by the National Advocates in the area of Divorce and Family Law, the Outstanding Women in the Law Award for 2016 by Hofstra Law School’s Center for Children and Families, and was featured by LI Pulse Magazine as a Top Legal Eagle in March 2017.


Van Horn & Friedman, P.C. was selected as a Top 10 Law Firm in New York in the area of Family Law 2 years in a row. 

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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut Admitted 2005
  • New York Admitted 2006

4 Courses by Alissa Van Horn

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Professional Memberships

  • Nassau County Bar Association

  • Suffolk County Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association

Education

  • Widener University School of Law

    Juris Doctor (2005)

  • St. Joseph's University

    Bachelor of Science in Public Administration (2002)

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(516) 277-2772

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