David Centeno, ESQ.

Family Law


22 Cortlandt St., 16th Fl., New York, NY 10007

(866) 830-2064

Office Hours

About David Centeno, ESQ.

My name is David Centeno and I was born and raised in New York City. Today, I am proud to serve as a divorce and family law attorney for people like you, throughout New York State. I use my experience to help you get through your NY divorce or criminal matter, both of which can be very stressful times. I am not just a NY divorce lawyer — I am a NY family man. As a husband and father, I know and appreciate the value of family. I understand what you have at stake and will work hard to protect you and your family through this highly emotional legal process. I also have extensive criminal defense experience and put my hard-earned skills to work to aggressively protect your freedom. After graduating from New York University, I attended the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, located in New York City. I obtained my Juris Doctorate from Cardozo and was admitted to practice law that same... Read More


  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
  • Columbia University.
  • New York University.
  • The Browning School.
  • Work Experience

  • Founder - David Centeno Law, PC.
  • Attorney - Bear Stearns, Inc.
  • Fellow - Criminal Law Clinic.
  • Judicial Clerk - Supreme Court of the State of New York.
  • Intern - The Law Office of Michael W. Goldstein.
  • Awards

  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers.
  • Lead Counsel Rated - Lead Counsel.
  • Top New York Matrimonial Lawyer - Arrive Magazine.
  • Editorial Award - New York Divorce News.
  • Top New York Divorce Lawyer 2011 - Arrive Magazine.
  • Author Award - New York Divorce News.
  • Quality Legal Blog - Blog Advisor.
  • Top Legal Blog - Blog Guide.
  • Notable Legal Blog - Blog Report.
  • Notable Legal Blog - Blog Catalog.
  • Top Divorce Law Blogger - Legal Blog Ratings.
  • Excellent Divorce Law Blog - Blog Catalog.
  • Leadership Excellence Award - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
  • Editor - Cardozo Public Policy and Ethics Journal.
  • Associations

    New York Bar Foundation. United States District Court - Southern District. New York State Bar Association, Civil Practice Law and Rules Committee. New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section. New York State Bar Association. New York City Bar Association. Association of the Bar of the City of... Read More


    The Huffington Post - Huffington Post Contributor. HG.org Article - New York No Fault Divorce. New York No-Fault Divorce Blog. New York Uncontested Divorce Blog - New York Uncontested Divorce Blog. New York Divorce Lawyer Blog - Divorce How To. New York Divorce Blog - New York No Fault Divorce has... Read More


  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Locations

    22 Cortlandt St., 16th Fl., New York, NY 10007