Brian Picarello, Esq.

Brian Picarello, Esq.  is an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of New York. Prior to practicing law, Brian earned his undergraduate degree from New York University in the fields of Psychology and Social Work. Being employed at both non-profit and government agencies afforded him the opportunity to service a diverse clientele.

For over a decade, Brian has acted as an advocate for children, HIV positive individuals, low-income families, homeless persons, domestic violence survivors, and youthful offenders across several different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

While working full-time and providing for a family of his own, Brian earned his Juris Doctorate from Touro Law School, graduating with multiple honors and awards. His approach to practicing law is the same approach that made him a successful advocate in the community; care. Brian understands that whatever it is you are facing, it is likely the most important thing going on in your life. When you are working with Brian Picarello, Esq., you receive the attention you deserve.

Brian successfully represents clients in Family Court, District Court, and Supreme Court, is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, and Suffolk County Bar Association. Brian volunteers his time handling cases for The Safe Place (formally known as the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence) and for Nassau Suffolk Law Services, as well as being on the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Modest Means Panel, which provides affordable legal services to those people who qualify.


Appellate Division Decisions of Note

Kudla v. Kudla, 173 A.D.3d 1149 (2nd Dept 2019): The order from the Supreme Court granting the plaintiff’s motion to hold the defendant in civil contempt for his failure to pay maintenance in accordance with the terms of the parties’ judgment of divorce and denied the defendant’s cross-motion, inter alia, for a credit toward his maintenance obligation, is AFFIRMED with costs

Pitkanen v. Huscher, 167 A.D.3d 901 (2nd Dept 2018): In a custody proceeding, the father appeals from an order of the Family Court, which, after a hearing, granted the mother’s petition for sole legal custody of the parties’ child, is AFFIRMED, without costs or disbursements.