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Ayalah R. Jesselson, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Ayalah Jesselson is a founding member of Abraham & Jesselson Law Group, LLC. Prior to starting the firm in November 2017, Ms. Jesselson was a senior associate at Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. and an associate at Weisman Law Group, P.C. where she primarily practiced matrimonial and family law. Ms. Jesselson has successfully handled matrimonial and family-related matters in Nassau, Suffolk, New York, Queens, Kings, and Bronx counties.

Ms. Jesselson has been practicing law since 2005, concentrating in the areas of matrimonial and family law since 2010. She is well-versed in areas such as contested and uncontested divorce, distribution of assets, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, child and spousal support, custody, family offenses, and contempt proceedings. She regularly appears in court and is experienced in the intricacies of the legal system. She earned her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2005. She received her undergraduate degree from Queens College where she graduated with honors, earning two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Media Studies and Sociology.

"Things happen, and life goes on. Once you can see the bigger picture, it gets easier."

Ms. Jesselson is a member of the Matrimonial Fee Dispute arbitration panel for Nassau County. She is also a certified mediator, having completed a mediation certificate program in January of 2017 with the New York Peace Institute.

Ms. Jesselson's professional associations include being a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations, The American Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, as well as the Jewish Lawyers Association. Ms. Jesselson is admitted in the State Bars of New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Jesselson has also been recognized as one of New York's Rising Stars by Super Lawyers in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey - 2005

New York - 2006


Fordham University School of Law, J.D - 2005

Queen's College, BA in Media Studies & Sociology - 2002

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Nassau County Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York

  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association

  • Jewish Lawyers Association

  • Member of the Matrimonial Fee Dispute Arbitration Panel

Awards, Certificates

  • Voted as one of New York’s Metro Rising Stars in Super Lawyers - in

    2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020

  • Certified mediator with advanced specialty in divorce mediation