Firm Happenings

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: An Examination of Recent Matrimonial Case Law

On February 14, 2019, Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were panelists for a live CLE at the Nassau County Bar Association entitled “Breaking Up is Hard to Do: An Examination of Recent Matrimonial Case Law.”


Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch co-host the First Annual Singles’ Day Celebration

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch co-host the First Annual Singles’ Day Celebration

On February 15, 2019, the day after Valentine’s Day, Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch co-hosted the First Annual Singles’ Day Celebration with Long Island Matchmaker, Maureen Tara Nelson. The event provided singles with the opportunity to meet their match at the Glen Cove Mansion.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the Long Island Hospitality Ball

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the Long Island Hospitality Ball

On June 25, 2018, Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the Long Island Hospitality Ball. By showcasing offerings from many of the top restaurants on Long Island, the event raised funds for The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the Billboard Music Awards 

Posted on May 20, 2018

On May 20, 2018 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas where the Stoneman Douglas choir took the stage with Shawn Mendez and Khalid to perform their song Youth. These students are from the Florida school where 14 students and 3 teachers were killed in February, 2018 in the tragic mass shooting. 
Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the Billboard Music Awards
Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch Attend the 2018

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch Attend the 2018 Kick Off Campaign to Benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posted on March 22, 2018

On March 22, 2018 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the 2018 Man & Woman of the Year kick off campaign to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Rafe Lieber is running for Man of the Year to support his mission to raise funds for blood cancer in memory of his Aunt Dolores.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch Featured in the New York Real Estate Journal

Posted on January 30, 2018

On January 30, 2018 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended an event which discussed in the corresponding article to the left that appeared in the New York Real Estate Journal.
Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch Featured in the New York Real Estate Journal
Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the 40th Anniversary of Saturday Night Fever

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend the 40th Anniversary of Saturday Night Fever

Posted on December 14, 2017


Alisa and Carolyn welcome back the 70's by celebrating the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever with members of the original cast at the place it all happened, 2001 Odyssey Disco in Brooklyn!  
Geffner Kersch Hosts Their Annual Holiday Party

Geffner Kersch Hosts Their Annual Holiday Party

Posted on November 29, 2017

On November 29, 2017 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch hosted their annual holiday party which was attended by their staff, business professionals, past clients, and many more. 

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were named to the 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars

Posted on October, 2017

In October, 2017 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were named to the 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in New York State receive this honor. Carolyn D. Kersch was named to this list in 2014 through 2016 as well, and Alisa J. Geffner in 2016. 

BELLA Magazine's 5th Annual White Party in the Hamptons

BELLA Magazine's 5th Annual White Party in the Hamptons 

Posted on August 5, 2017

On August 5, 2017 Alisa J. Geffner & Carolyn D. Kersch attended the BELLA Magazine's 5th Annual White party in the Hamptons hosted by the cast of the reality TV series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."  

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend Long Island's Hospitality Ball

Posted on June 26, 2017

On June 26, 2017 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the Long Island Hospitality Ball hosted by Alec Baldwin, which event raised funds for the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund Inc.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attend Long Island's Hospitality Ball
Geffner Kersch hosts a holiday/launch party

Geffner Kersch hosts a holiday/launch party

Posted on November 30th, 2016

On November 30, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch hosted a launch party/holiday party.
Geffner Kersch hosts a holiday

Geffner Kersch hosts a holiday/launch party

Posted on November 30th, 2016

On November 30, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch hosted a launch party/holiday party.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were named to the 2016 New York Metro Rising Stars

Posted on October 2nd, 2016


In October, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were named to the 2016 New York Metro Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in New York State receive this honor. 
Carolyn D. Kersch was named to this list in 2014 and 2015 as well.
Long Island Hospitality Ball hosted by Alec Baldwin

Long Island Hospitality Ball hosted by Alec Baldwin


Posted on June 27th, 2016


On June 27, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the Long Island Hospitality Ball hosted by Alec Baldwin, which event raised over $400,000 for the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund Inc. 
4th Annual Pink Tie Event

4th Annual Pink Tie Event

Posted on May 9th, 2016

On May 9, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch attended the 4th annual Pink Tie event, which event raised $400,000 to benefit local organizations, nationwide, to promote education and research for breast cancer, autism, traumatic brain injury and much more. 

Geffner Kersch panelists for a live CLE

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

In May, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were panelists for a live CLE at the Nassau County Bar Association entitled After I Do: A Premier on Handling Matrimonial Cases.

Obergefell: The Supreme Court Pronounces the Right for all to Marry

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

In May, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were panelists for a live CLE at the Nassau County Bar Association entitled Obergefell: The Supreme Court Pronounces the Right for all to Marry.
Carolyn D. Kersch Received the 2016 Top Legal Eagles Award

Carolyn D. Kersch Received the 2016 Top Legal Eagles Award

Posted on April 9th, 2016

On April 9, 2016 Carolyn D. Kersch received the 2016 Top Legal Eagles award for the divorce, child, family, and matrimonial law area of practice. This award was furnished to the top 10 attorneys as selected by Long Island Pulse magazine, and is a testament to Carolyn's passion for this area of law and the exceptional service she provides to her clients. Leslie Tayne Esq. pictured to the left was another recipient of this award for the banking, finance, bankruptcy, and tax area of practice. 

Hofstra Top Women in Law award for 2016

Posted on April 5th, 2016

On April 5, 2016, Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch were recipients of the Hofstra Top Women in Law award for 2016. Both Alisa and Carolyn are Hofstra University School of Law Alumni and are proud to be acknowledged for their dedicated efforts and compassion towards children and families. This event was sponsored by Hofstra's Center for Child, Families and Law along with the Long Island Business News honoring distinguished female attorneys.

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch co-hosted a Networking Purim Party

Posted on March 21st, 2016

On March 21, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch co-hosted a Networking Purim Party, where a portion of the proceeds were donated to Temple Or Elohim in Jericho, New York.

The Practitioner's Guide to New York's Reformed Maintenance Statute

Posted on January 2nd, 2016

In January, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch provided a live webinar for LawLine entitled The Practitioner's Guide to New York's Reformed Maintenance Statute. 

Alisa J. Geffner was selected as the Vice Chair for the Attorneys/Accountants Committee

Posted on September 18th, 2015

In September, 2016 Alisa J. Geffner was selected as the Vice Chair for the Attorneys/Accountants Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, and she holds the position to date. 

How to Prepare Your Divorce Case from A-Z

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch presented a four-part live CLE series for the Nassau County Bar Association from September, 2015 through December, 2015 entitled How to Prepare Your Divorce Case from A–Z.

Tales from the Matrimonial Bar

Posted on January 15th, 2015

In January, 2015 Alisa J. Geffner and Carolyn D. Kersch presented the matrimonial segment of the Nassau County Bar Association's bridge the gap program entitled, Tales from the Matrimonial Bar.
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