Kieth I. Rieger

Of Counsel

PRACTICE AREAS

Matrimonial and Family Law
Divorce

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1976, magna cum laude;
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1979;

RECOGNITION

  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Best Lawyers of New York
  • Super Lawyers
  • Ten Leaders

LECTURER:

  • New York State Judicial Institute Seminars for Supreme Court Justices, Family Court Judges and Court Attorneys;
  • Nassau County Supreme Court Seminars for Matrimonial Justices;
  • New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Programs;
  • Nassau County Bar Association’s Nassau Academy of Law Seminars;
  • Suffolk County Bar Association’s Suffolk Academy of Law Seminars;

 

Rieger, LLP is one of Garden City’s leading divorce firms, with the knowledge and trial experience to make a difference for clients during what is often an emotional time in their lives. “We’re relentless in our pursuit of justice, but we also have compassion and empathy for the family’s situation,” notes attorney Kieth Rieger who is included in the 2014 and 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers since its inception.

Mr. Rieger has focused in the area of matrimonial law for more than three decades. In that time, he has handled a number of challenging and complex matters, including several significant equitable distribution and interstate custody disputes. Mr. Rieger even set legal precedent in a landmark custody case involving the rights of a non-biological father.

As an authority in his field, Mr. Rieger regularly speaks to attorneys in continuing legal education programs. He is a past dean of the Nassau Academy of Law and serves on the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. He has also held leadership positions in the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section New York Family Firm of Court and the Nassau County Bar Association, and he is a longtime member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

We know that family law matters can be stressful, but we will make sure your best interests are protected.

Membership:

  •  Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Choir Lawyers, New York Chapter (1991-present);
  • New York State Continuing Legal Education Board: 2010-2013
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 1994 to the present; Co-Chair, Pension and Retirement Benefits Committee, 1994 to 2013
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1994-1997, 1998-2001, 2010-2013
  • Matrimonial Law Committee Chair, 1992-1994; Vice-Chair, 1990-1992; Judiciary Committee, 1991- 1995, 2001-2006; Grievance Committee, 1995-2002; Special Task Force on Implementing New Arbitration Proceedings and Fee Disputes in Matrimonial Proceedings;
  • Nassau Academy of Law, Secretary 2003-2005, Treasurer 2005-2006, Assistant Dean 2006- 2007; Associate Dean, 2008-2009, Dean 2009-2010.
  • New York Family Law American Inn of Court, Barrister, 1995-2012; Master 2012 to present; Counsel 2017-2019; President 2019 to present.
  • Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island (Board of Directors, 1988-1993); C Board of Directors of FOCUS (For our Children and Us)(1995-2010);
  • Hofstra University School of Law, Board of Advisors – Center for Children, Families and the Law;

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

 

  • Morgano v. Morgano, 119 A.D.2d 734 (Appellate Div., Second Departent 1986)
  • Siskind v. Siskind, 89 A.D.3d 832 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2011)
  • Sodaro v. Sodaro, 286 A.D.2d 434 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2001)
  • Rubin v. Rubin , 78 A.D.3d 812 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2010)
  • Beige v. Beige, 220 A.D.2d 636 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1995)
  • Kaplan v. Kaplan, 21 A.D.3d 993 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2005)
  • Chalif v. Chalif, 298, A.D.2d 348 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2002)
  • Chosed v. Chosed, 116 A.D.2d 690 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1986)
  • Quill v. Quill , 99.AD.2d 543 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1984)

PRACTICE AREAS

Matrimonial and Family Law
Divorce

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1976, magna cum laude;
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1979;

RECOGNITION

  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Best Lawyers of New York
  • Super Lawyers
  • Ten Leaders

LECTURER:

  • New York State Judicial Institute Seminars for Supreme Court Justices, Family Court Judges and Court Attorneys;
  • Nassau County Supreme Court Seminars for Matrimonial Justices;
  • New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Programs;
  • Nassau County Bar Association’s Nassau Academy of Law Seminars;
  • Suffolk County Bar Association’s Suffolk Academy of Law Seminars;

 

Rieger, LLP is one of Garden City’s leading divorce firms, with the knowledge and trial experience to make a difference for clients during what is often an emotional time in their lives. “We’re relentless in our pursuit of justice, but we also have compassion and empathy for the family’s situation,” notes attorney Kieth Rieger who is included in the 2014 and 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers since its inception.

Mr. Rieger has focused in the area of matrimonial law for more than three decades. In that time, he has handled a number of challenging and complex matters, including several significant equitable distribution and interstate custody disputes. Mr. Rieger even set legal precedent in a landmark custody case involving the rights of a non-biological father.

As an authority in his field, Mr. Rieger regularly speaks to attorneys in continuing legal education programs. He is a past dean of the Nassau Academy of Law and serves on the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. He has also held leadership positions in the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section New York Family Firm of Court and the Nassau County Bar Association, and he is a longtime member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

We know that family law matters can be stressful, but we will make sure your best interests are protected.

Membership:

  •  Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Choir Lawyers, New York Chapter (1991-present);
  • New York State Continuing Legal Education Board: 2010-2013
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 1994 to the present; Co-Chair, Pension and Retirement Benefits Committee, 1994 to 2013
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1994-1997, 1998-2001, 2010-2013
  • Matrimonial Law Committee Chair, 1992-1994; Vice-Chair, 1990-1992; Judiciary Committee, 1991- 1995, 2001-2006; Grievance Committee, 1995-2002; Special Task Force on Implementing New Arbitration Proceedings and Fee Disputes in Matrimonial Proceedings;
  • Nassau Academy of Law, Secretary 2003-2005, Treasurer 2005-2006, Assistant Dean 2006- 2007; Associate Dean, 2008-2009, Dean 2009-2010.
  • New York Family Law American Inn of Court, Barrister, 1995-2012; Master 2012 to present; Counsel 2017-2019; President 2019 to present.
  • Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island (Board of Directors, 1988-1993); C Board of Directors of FOCUS (For our Children and Us)(1995-2010);
  • Hofstra University School of Law, Board of Advisors – Center for Children, Families and the Law;

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

 

  • Morgano v. Morgano, 119 A.D.2d 734 (Appellate Div., Second Departent 1986)
  • Siskind v. Siskind, 89 A.D.3d 832 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2011)
  • Sodaro v. Sodaro, 286 A.D.2d 434 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2001)
  • Rubin v. Rubin , 78 A.D.3d 812 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2010)
  • Beige v. Beige, 220 A.D.2d 636 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1995)
  • Kaplan v. Kaplan, 21 A.D.3d 993 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2005)
  • Chalif v. Chalif, 298, A.D.2d 348 (Appellate Div., Second Department 2002)
  • Chosed v. Chosed, 116 A.D.2d 690 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1986)
  • Quill v. Quill , 99.AD.2d 543 (Appellate Div., Second Department 1984)

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