Douglas M. Scheinman

Douglas M. Scheinman

Sole Practitioner
Valley Stream, New York

Douglas Scheinman was born and raised in Long Island and has lived in both New York City or Nassau County his entire life. 

My clients are people who live and work in the community. Among them are City employees, nurses, school teachers, contractors, day care providers, salespeople, professionals, and business owners. Whatever you do for a living, and whatever legal challenges you face, my vast experience with the issues and challenges facing clients in tough times will provide you with a level of comfort and confidence as you face important legal matters. What is important to me is what is important to you, my client.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Child Support

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: Excellence in Community Law Service, June 1988
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nassau County Bar Association, Mineola, New York
  • Queens County Bar Association, Jamaica, New York
  • Nassau Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • New York City Parking Violation Bureau, Administrative Law Judge, 1996 - 2004
  • Legal Aid Society of New York, Criminal Defense Division, 1988 - 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • National Fathers' Resource Center