Serving New York City For More Than 40 Years

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Barry Abbott


Rated By Super Lawyers Barry R. Abbott | Lead Counsel LC Verified
Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
  • SUNY, Buffalo, New York
    • B.A. - 1973
    • Major: English

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1979


  • Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Grandparent Visitation: Can the Fit-Parent Presumption be Overcome?, NY Family Law Monthly, Vol. 15, No. 2 (October 2013) and Vol. 15, No. 3 (November 2013)
  • Grandparent Visitation, The Matrimonial Strategist, Vol. 32, No. 4 (April 2014) and Vol. 32, No. 5 (May 2014)
  • Grandparent Visitation: Can the Fit Parent Presumption be Overcome?, NY Family Law Monthly, 2013


  • English
  • French

Professional Associations

  • Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and the Law, Former Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Family Law and Litigation Sections, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee Member