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Robert H. Montefusco

Founding Attorney

Robert H. Montefusco has been practicing law since 1998 and concentrates in the areas of matrimonial law and family law. He is a very experienced and determined trial attorney, having conducted hundreds of trials and/or hearings.

Mr. Montefusco graduated cum laude from Touro Law School. He was a recipient of the American Excellence Award for Family Law and Evidence, a member of the Dean's List and an editor of Touro Law Review. He is a former prosecutor for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, where he gained invaluable experience in the courtroom not otherwise available to private practitioners.

On a daily basis, he was responsible for handling all levels of crimes, including serious felonies, from arraignment to trial and sentencing. He learned effective and persuasive litigation skills from conducting numerous trials over the course of his career in the District Attorney’s Office.

Contact the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco today by dialing (631) 801-0007 or filling out an online contact form. Serving Islip and Brookhaven.

Total Family Law Experience

On a personal note, Mr. Montefusco was involved in a very acrimonious divorce and, rather than focusing on the hardship and emotional pain of his contested divorce action which resulted in a trial, he believes that this experience was an opportunity for him to learn how to be a more compassionate and effective attorney. He intimately understands what it takes to be successful in divorce litigation, and can sympathize with what you may be experiencing.

Commitment to Community

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Montefusco augments his education by routinely attending Continuing Legal Education seminars on the latest updates and trends in the law. He is an active participant in the Suffolk County matrimonial bar mentoring program, providing legal advice to less experienced attorneys.

He has been a guest lecturer at Touro Law Center relating to issues of criminal procedure and practice and has been featured in Touro Law Center’s recruiting literature. He has also appeared on News12 and has been quoted in various newspapers.

Mr. Montefusco is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Testimonials
  • What was most impressive, was his caring, both for the child and us, the grandparents.

    “The court awarded us custody and the child never entered the foster care system.”

    John

  • His office personnel was unbelievable.

    “He explains everything in detail.”

    Edward

  • Honest and trustworthy

    “Honest and trustworthy. Gave great advice and streamlined the process”

    James

  • With Robert’s talent and experience, we never had to go to court.

    “I would definitely recommend Robert Montefusco. Thanks for all that you did for me.”

    Bob

  • You don't need a guppy, you need a Barracuda!

    “I was recommended to The Montefusco law firm by a friend who is a lawyer. He told me "You don't need a guppy, you need a Barracuda"! From the first free consultation (many years ago) to the present day, the entire staff was courteous, punctual, professional, and tolerant. I say that because I can be a tough customer to deal with, and I was never treated that way. I was always given the respect, time, and the opportunity to be heard. Hope and Monica were great on the phones, and taking down my concerns, and relaying them to Robert, Meaghan, or Maureen. I had a particularly rough time with my EX, and I was fighting for the rights of my son, and him now living with me. Robert had my back through the whole process. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome, and the entire team should take a bow! Robert always knew just what to say, and how to calm me down in moments of disbelief in the ongoing battles, and I feel I can include him in my 'inner circle' of friends. Meaghan did a great job of re-writing all of my oppositions, and even took my calls when she was at her home. And last but not least is Maureen. Maureen is a paragon. She could answer every question I had, and always gave me the respect I deserved. She and I got to know each other pretty well on the phones, and through emails. Often times I called to talk to Robert, and Maureen picked up, and helped me through my concerns. Thank you Robert, Meaghan, Maureen, Hope, and Monica! You made a really bumpy road seem navigable, and throughout the process, there was always a shining light at the end of the tunnel!”

  • Robert, I want you to know you are a blessing! AND THANK YOU!!!

    “You are so knowledgeable and took so much time with me… for that I am so thankful!!!!”

    Lynn M.

  • He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!

    “If you're going through a divorce do yourself a favor and see this guy!!! He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!”

    John

  • I am grateful for all the hard work and efforts he and his assistant, Ms Maureen Furlan, and others,who worked closely as one with me throughout my case.

    “I would highly recommend Mr. Montefusco to anyone who want excellent and qualified representation in their case.”

    Chris

  • It all came true and I was very happy and relieved when it was all over.

    “I’ve already recommended him twice to people I know.”

    Judy B.

  • I had an exceptional experience during a very difficult time.

    “All details taken care of, no loose ends.”

    Guy

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