150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Robert Z. Dobrish

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Dobrish Michaels Gross LLP

Contact Information

757 Third Avenue

New York NY 10017
Work (212) 532-4000
Fax (212) 532-3153

Practice State

New York


Named to Best Lawyers in America for 25 years and Best Lawyers in New York since its inception, Robert Dobrish is a frequent lecturer and contributor of law articles in the New York area. His law firm is considered among the finest family law firms in New York City.


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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  • New York, New York


Columbia College AB New York University School of Law JD

Legal Organizations

Member: NYSBA; ABCNY; NYCLA; Current Positions: Matrimonial Law Committee, ABCNY; Matrimonial Law Section NYCLA; Exec. Comm. - Family Law Section NYSBA. Previous Positions: Chair-Matrimonial Law Section NYCLA, Member, Matrimonial Law Comm., ABCNY, Member-Women and the Law Comm. ABCNY, Member, Judiciary Comm. ABCNY. Adjunct Prof. of Law, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.


Listed: "Best Lawyers in America", "Best Lawyers in New York", New York Magazine.

CLE Presentations

Frequent Lecturer: AAML, NYCLA, ABCNY, NYSBA, AFCC, AICPA, APA, et al.


"Rights to the Mine: Digging Into Separate Property", NYLJ, 2001; "Zones of Responsibility: A Judicial Beacon in Custody's Dark Passageway" NY Fam. Law Review, 2002; "Voluntary Support Payments: Let the Generous Beware", NYLJ Oct. 2003; Custody Evaluations, The Matrimonial Strategist, 2005; Mental Health Professional Testimony in Child Custody Cases, 2005; Contested Child Custody cases, NYLJ 2004; Considerations in Selecting a Mental Health Expert in Handbook of Divorce and Custody, 2005; "Judging Custody Evaluations", NYLJ April 2006; "The Soul of Sole Custody", NYLJ Sept. 2008; "Pretrial Approaches to Divorce and Custody in New York", NY Family Law Strategies, 2009; "Matrimonial Depositions:  Amid Change, Stipulations Stay the Same," by Robert Z. Dobrish & Dalit Yarden, NYLJ May 13, 2009; "Mal(Content) Practice Cases:  Disgruntled Litigants and Unpaid Fees," NYLJ, May 2009; "Mommie Dearest:  What's Gender Bias Got to Do With It?", NYLJ July 2011; Custody Evaluations:  "The Propriety of Preparation", NYLJ February 6, 2012; "Suppose We Depose:  Settling Disputed Custody Cases", NYLJ June 19, 2013.

AAML Chapter

New York Chapter, Vice President, Board of Managers.

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