Hired attorney Michael LoFrumento was my attorney throughout my long, contentious divorce and custody battle. My ex-husband is an attorney and an extremely difficult person. Michael handled all matters with composure, patience, and professionalism. We went through forensic evaluations, law guardians, and parent coordinators. Michael is reasonable, honest, and looks to expedite the resolution. He is also a parent, and understands how sensitive custody issues are.
Michael's calm demeanor in an extremely cantankerous situation was reassuring. I have recommended him to many friends. We all were represented with the same integrity that is his signature. I would highly recommend Michael and his equally capable and excellent partners and associates. -Victoria
I had hired a contractor to do work on my home, and was quoted a fair price. This three day job was then stretched into a 10 day fiasco, with the contractor not showing up for days, and never completing the job. Fortunately, we had only paid this unscrupulous thief a deposit, but we were completely stunned when we learned that a lien had been placed on our home for an amount 3 times the
We asked around, and Mike LoFrumento was recommended as someone who could fix this nightmare. Fix it he did, and the lien was quickly removed. Mike is the kind of guy who uses his skills and talents to "right" the "wrongs" life will occasionally throw our way. We couldn't have been happier with his professionalism, follow-through and results. - Shannon
Michael was extremely knowledgeable regarding all legal aspects of my case. He conducted himself professionally and had my best interests in mind throughout. I would highly recommend him. - Francis
Michael and his associates are all compassionate, honest, diligent, and extremely knowledgeable professionals. My experience with his firm has been extensive so I have seen what they do day in and day out over the long term, and they are a very impressive group. I feel, along with my immediate family, that I was very fortunate to be referred to him by a friend. Michael has been a calm , thoughtful, bright, and pragmatic attorney that has represented me in a patient and empathetic manner. I highly recommend him and feel he's an excellent choice for any matrimonial issue you may face. You will not find a more genuine, trustworthy , intelligent and resasonsble person for representation in what can often times be one of the most stressful and emotional times of your life. I believe it is rare to find an attorney that guides you as a friend and treats you with the understanding and concern you would expect only from those in your closest circles. Michael does that; he's caring, level headed, and is in the field of matrimonial law to help families and make better lives for parents and their children. He never loses perspective of that. - Craig
Michael is one of the founding partners of Barnes Catterson LoFrumento & Barnes. Michael gravitated towards matrimonial and family law when he graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in 2001. Since that time, Michael has forged a career dedicated to successfully navigating his matrimonial clients through the difficult, and, often traumatic waters of divorce. He has an impeccable reputation among the bar and jurists as a tireless advocate and tenacious litigator. Michael has represented numerous high net worth clients in divorce litigation ranging from complex business valuations to custody and support. His passion for business valuations and income stream analysis has separated him from others in his field. Indeed, Michael firmly believes that one of the most important aspects of being a successful matrimonial attorney is his unmatched ability to understand and apply esoteric accounting principles to a specific case.
While Michael does not shy away from trial, it is always his goal to resolve a case without the need for a judge to intervene. Such an approach, not only saves the client significant money in legal fees, but also provides his client with the peace of mind that their divorce is over. For those reasons, Michael prepares every case as if he is going to try it. That level of preparedness is one of the reasons why Michael’s cases mostly settle without the need for a trial.
Given Michael’s success as a litigator and negotiator, he began representing clients who were injured given another person’s negligence. He has quickly become known for negotiating the best results possible for his clients. Utilizing the same philosophy that ‘success depends upon previous preparation’, Michael has negotiated multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of his clients in cases ranging from traumatic brain injuries, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, municipal liability to slip and fall accidents.
Michael’s accomplishments have not gone unnoticed by his peers. Since 2014, Michael has been named a Super Lawyer (as published in the New York Times), which is an honor received by less than 2.5% of all lawyers. He has also been named as a top lawyer in New York under 45 by TenLeaders.org and as one of the nation’s top attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
In addition to his numerous accomplishments, Michael assists Professor Andrew Schepard at Hofstra University School of Law in a practical skills course entitled “Family Law Skills”. He is also a member of the Nassau County Matrimonial Law Committee.
Aside from his passion for the law, Michael is involved in many charitable and community endeavors. He is on the board for the Foundation for Sight and Sound whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for men, women and children who suffer from significant hearing and vision loss. His firm is actively involved with the We Care Fund, which is the charitable arm of the Nassau County Bar Association and the Wounded Warrior Project. Michael is also the Treasurer for the beach club that he is a member of.
Personally, Michael is married with two children. He volunteers as manager for both children in basketball and baseball. When he is not at the office, a courtroom or managing his children’s sports teams, you can find Michael on the golf course, or at the beach.