Steven J. Mandel

Family Law

370 Lexington Avenue Suite 505, New York, NY 10017

(646) 770-3868

About Steven J. Mandel

From the gritty streets of Brooklyn, Steve worked his way through law school as a professional comedian, performing in front of literally thousands of people in the most prestigious comedy clubs and resorts throughout the New York tri-state area. In recognition of his talents, he was acknowledged and accepted as a member of the esteemed Friars Club. Steve credits his experience as a professional comedian with helping to make him a successful trial attorney. As he explains "In both fields, the lawyer/performer must be fully prepared, confident, persuasive, engaging, quick-witted and able to relate to his audience. Both arenas are truly Darwinian, where only the strongest survive." Steve now regularly appears as an expert legal analyst on shows such as Court TV and NBC's Celebrity Justice, and in national feature stories on Dateline NBC, CBS' 48 Hours, Geraldo, and CNN's On The... Read More


  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
  • Adelphi University.
  • Work Experience

  • Faculty - New York College of Matrimonial Trial Lawyers.
  • Owner - The Mandel Law Firm.
  • Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated - Martindale-Hubbell.
  • BV Rated - Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Spirit Award - National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Volunteer Hall of Fame.
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Legal Services Volunteer of the Year.
  • Associations

    New York Women’s Bar Association and its Family Law Committee. New York College of Matrimonial Trial Lawyers Faculty. American Society of Legal Advocates. New York City Bar Association. Westchester County Bar Association. United States Supreme Court. New York State Trial Lawyers Association. New... Read More


  • Spanish
  • Locations

    370 Lexington Avenue Suite 505, New York, NY 10017