Steven was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1982 giving him over 30 years of experience in litigating matrimonial, real estate, and commercial matters. Steven is one of only a handful of lawyers admitted to try cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted in both New York and New Jersey and has tried cases in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Chicago,IL, Florida and California. Steven graduated from Vermont Law School, cum laude in 1981, after earning his BA from Dartmouth College in 1978. Upon graduating from Vermont Law School, Steven clerked for the Honorable Arthur J. Hirsch, Justice of the New York Supreme Court, and then became employed with the firm Blodnick, Schultz, Abramowitz, et. al., where he worked on a variety of different litigation matters, including matrimonial and real estate cases. In November 1982, Steven joined the firm of Friedman Krauss and Zlotolow, where he worked principally on litigation cases including, family law, commercial litigation, and real estate litigation. In 1988, Steven joined the firm Stein and Garr, later becoming a named partner of the firm, Stein, Garr, and Rosenfeld, where he worked primarily in the area of matrimonial law.
Steven formed the Law Offices of Steven E. Rosenfeld, P.C. in 1999 and since the inception of his practice, Steven has worked on a variety of cases in the areas of matrimonial, commercial, and real estate litigation. Steven has represented some of the most successful families, business owners, and individuals throughout the tristate area, always with the motto, the client comes first. He practices in the areas of Family Law; Business Law; Commercial Litigation; and Real Estate Litigation.
Steven is pleased to announce that as of October 1st, 2018, he is forming a partnership with his former associate and dear friend and now partner, Isaiah Vallejo-Juste. The Firm will now be known as “Rosenfeld & Vallejo-Juste, LLP.”
Steven lives with his wife on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and has a daughter. Steven enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, golf, reading John LeCarre novels, and any movie with a good script.
Isaiah Vallejo-Juste is an attorney with over twelve years of experience in matrimonial and commercial litigation and has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the year 2019. Isaiah has represented some of New York’s City’s most successful and affluent individuals in the area of family law, including, divorces, prenuptial agreements, support hearings, custody proceedings, family offense proceedings, appeals, and all other family law proceedings throughout the New York City metropolitan area. Isaiah often also taps into his substantial commercial litigation experience in litigating complex financial issues involved in a divorce.
As a commercial litigator, Isaiah successfully litigated commercial matters against some of New York City’s most prestigious firms. He has represented companies and individuals in breach of contract, tort cases, UCC matters, and real estate litigations.
Isaiah is also a member of the matrimonial committee of the New York County Lawyers Association, and a member of the New York City Women’s Bar Association. He is a 2005 graduate of Albany Law School (cum laude) where he served as an associate editor of the Environmental Law Review and was Vice President of the Latin American Law Students Association. Isaiah is also a 2002 graduate of New York University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.
In addition, Isaiah is also an adjunct professor with Marist College, where he has taught classes such as Administrative Law, Ethics, and Politics and Policy for the College’s MPA program since 2013. In that position he has primarily taught members of both local and federal law enforcement.
Isaiah lives in Bergen County, New Jersey with his wife and two children.