Randi L. Karmel, PLLC

Matrimonial Law, Family Law Litigation & Divorce


Randi Karmel is a dedicated lawyer with experience in Matrimonial Law, Family Law Litigation and Divorce cases. Based in New York, Karmel helps navigate her clients through the challenging transitions that come with the dissolution of a marriage.

Randi Karmel received her law degree from the American University, Washington College of Law. Following school, Karmel served as an Assistant District Attorney and was promoted through several bureaus including the Major Narcotics Investigations Bureau, Felony Trial Bureau, the Domestic Violence Bureau and the trails of Felony cases.

For almost two decades, Randi Karmel has concentrated her practice in Matrimonial and Family Law. Randi and her associates focus on listening to their clients needs and responding with practical solutions. Be it divorce, child custody, prenuptial agreements and post-marital arrangements, Randi Karmel works with clients to make sure they understand all their options. Together, Karmel and her associates empower their clients with knowledge of the law and the real-life ramifications of legal proceedings, making this a necessary and vital part of their work.

Randi Karmel is a member of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Brooklyn Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Associations of New York and Kings Counties. Karmel also serves on the Executive Committee of Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert. She is also the proud recipient of the New York Super Lawyers Award in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, and the Clients Choice Award. In 2014, her firm was honored with the Top Attorneys Award, representative of their unprecedented success in working hands-on with families, ensuring their safety and comfort, and sufficiently preparing them for the litigation process.

Areas of Practice

Matrimonial Law, Family Law Litigation, Divorce, Child Support, Child Custody, Visitation and Access Rights, Termination of Parental Rights, Orders of Protection, Abuse and Neglect, Litigation, Equitable Distribution, Maintenance, Children and Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Advocacy, Child Protection, Children’s Rights, Fathers Rights, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, International Child Custody, Parental Rights, Parenting Time, Third Party Custody/Visitation Rights, Family Law, Alimony, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Name Changes, Paternity, Post Divorce Modification, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Separation Agreements, Spousal Support and Uncontested Divorce


American University, Washington College of Law

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