"I treat my clients as I would want to be treated if I was in their position.  This is a difficult time in their lives that requires professionalism, respect and knowledge to manage the parties and counsel to a settlement or, if necessary, litigate a favorable result."

Matrimonial/Family Law  •  Personal Injury

Jeffrey L. Catterson

Jeffrey is one of the founding members of Barnes, Catterson, LoFrumento & Barnes, LLP.  He commenced his legal career in 1998 specializing in all aspects of matrimonial and family law litigation, including, but not limited to: divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution, complex business valuations, modification and enforcement issues, and the negotiation and preparation of pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, and stipulations of settlements.


Jeffrey has represented, and assisted in the representation of, numerous high profile and celebrity clients.  He has extensive experience with respect to complex business valuations and enhanced earnings computations involving multi-million dollar wage earners and business owners.


Jeffrey’s matrimonial and valuation articles have been published in the New York State Bar’s Family Law Review, The Suffolk Lawyer and The Nassau Attorney.  He has also lectured for the New York State Bar Association and Suffolk County Bar Association on several occasions.


Jeffrey’s other areas of practice include medical malpractice, personal injury, commercial litigation, general litigation and appellate practice.  His personal injury experience involves complex litigation and appellate practice regarding traumatic brain injury, automobile accidents, construction site accidents, municipal liability and slip and fall accidents.


Jeffrey has successfully argued before the Appellate Divisions as well as New York State’s highest Court, the Court of Appeals.


Jeffrey has been selected to the New York Super Lawyers, voted a Top Attorney in New York by his peers, every year since 2013 and selected as a Top Ten Nationally Ranked Family Law Attorney by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys since 2014.


Jeffrey is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association, as well as the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, serving on the Executive Committee for the Nassau County Matrimonial Committee.


Professional Memberships:

New York Bar

American Trial Lawyers Association

Nassau County Bar Association - Matrimonial and Family Law sections

Suffolk County Bar Association - Matrimonial and Family Law sections



Hofstra University School of Law, 1998

SUNY Stony Brook, 1994