PRACTICESMatrimonial & Family Law
New York | New Jersey Metro Family Law
Private Client Services
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude
- Binghamtom University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma
- New York
- New Jersey
Fara K. Rodriguez is a partner in Phillips Nizer's New York/New Jersey Metro Family Law practice where she works wth clients in both states.
Fara has practiced exclusively as a matrimonial and family law attorney for over a decade. She is known as a zealous advocate for her clients in all aspects of family and matrimonial law.
Fara’s practice focuses on disputes involving divorce, distribution of marital and separate property assets, complex financial and custodial matters, parenting time, child and spousal support, paternity, and other areas of family and matrimonial practice, including without limitation, negotiating and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
She manages all stages of divorce litigation for both financial and custodial issues, from commencement through trial, as well as successfully negotiating, facilitating, and drafting settlements. When appropriate, she prepares cases for hearings and trials, and conducts same as lead counsel.
Fara also regularly appears in court for status conferences and motion practice, and engages in all stages of appellate practice, from writing briefs to arguing before the appellate court. Fara is adept at representing clients during this distressing time in their lives by compassionately and confidently finding solutions to the complex challenges they often face.
Fara penned materials for the “Basic Matrimonial Law Series” sponsored by the New York State Bar and has lectured for the New York State Bar and for other professional associations on various family law issues. She has been recognized by New York Metro Super Lawyers as a Super Lawyer in the area of Family Law. She was also honored by The Legal Aid Society for outstanding pro bono service. She is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars.
Fara earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, and her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, summa cum laude.