Joshua L. Rieger

Joshua L. Rieger

Garden City, New York

A graduate of Hofstra University School of Law in 2009 and admitted to the bar in 2010, Mr. Rieger has exclusively practiced matrimonial law since joining Rieger & Fried, LLP in 2012.

While in Law School Mr. Rieger served as a member of the Family Court Review and assisted Professor Andrew Schepard in the drafting of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act.  Immediately following graduation, he assisted the Honorable Timothy S. Driscoll in updating New York State Practice Series Commercial Litigation New York State Courts.  Thereafter, from 2010 -2012, Mr. Rieger worked as an associate at Harmon Linder & Rogowsky, a personal injury law firm in downtown Manhattan.

Mr. Rieger is currently a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and its Matrimonial Law Committee and Young Lawyers Committee.  He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Family Law Section.

At Rieger and Fried, LLP, Mr. Rieger handles all aspects of Matrimonial litigation, from simple uncontested divorces to highly litigated complex custody and financial matters.  Mr. Rieger is also a mediator.

In October 2014, Mr. Rieger was selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer "Rising Star".  Mr. Rieger was named a partner of the firm in May 2016.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support/Child Custody
  • Spousal Support/Alimony
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Modification Of Child Custody And Support

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2010


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • Juris Doctor - 2009
    • Honors: Family Court Review, Electronic Resource Editor
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 2005
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Uniform Collaborative Law Act, American Bar Association, 2010
  • New York Practice Series: Commercial Litigation In New York State Court, West Publishing, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NYSBA, Family Law Section, 2012 - Present
  • NCBA, Matrimonial Law Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, 2013 - Present
  • Family Law Committee of Nassau County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Nassau County Democratic Committee, Member, 2015 - Present
  • United Way of Long Island’s Live United, Luncheon Planning Committee, 2015 - Present
  • NCBA Matrimonial Inns of Court, Member, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Harmon, Linder & Rogowsky, Associate, 2010 - 2012
  • Storch, Amini & Munves, P.C., Summer Associate, 2008
  • Storch, Amini & Munves, P.C., Paralegal, 2005 - 2006
  • Professor Andrew Schepard at Hofstra University School of Law, Research Assistant, 2007 - 2008
  • Honorable Timothy S. Driscoll, Commercial Division, Supreme Court, Graduate Assistant, 2009
  • Honorable Joseph Covello, Appellate Division, Second Department, Judicial Intern, 2007
  • Honorable William LaMarca, Supreme Court, Judicial Intern, 2007
  • Special Referee Lawrence Schaeffer, Supreme Court , Intern, 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Safe Center LI, Inc. (formerly Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence), 2012 - Present