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Experienced Jamaica Divorce Attorney

Lewis S. Calderon is a litigator and mediator with over 25 years experience with complex litigation and appeals. For the last nearly 20 years, Mr. Calderon has helped families going through conflict in his role as mediator, attorney for parents, children, grandparents and foster parents in divorce proceedings, Family Court proceedings and the Appellate Divisions concerning issues of divorce, child custody and visitation, relocation, child neglect and abuse, domestic violence and orders of protection, grandparent visitation, termination of parental rights, paternity and child support. Prior to that, Mr. Calderon practiced for 8 years in complex commercial matters in the construction and surety industry and in professional liability defense, representing contractors, surety companies, attorney and accountants in State and Federal Court. With his vast experience in high conflict Family matters as attorney, mediator and appellate counsel, Mr. Calderon offers a unique combination of compassion and legal acumen that provides his clients with the best chance for a favorable outcome.

Divorce is not harmful to children, conflict between parents is harmful to children. As a product of divorce, a foster parent and having witnessed first hand the impact that litigation has on families, Lewis Calderon has come to the conclusion that mediation of family disputes is much preferable to litigation. Aside from saving the families significant amounts of money, mediation acts to reduce conflict and improve communication so that even where the parents will no longer be together, the family will function and the children can thrive. Lewis S. Calderon is available to mediate any family dispute from divorce and separation to issues with children or the elderly.

As an appellate attorney, Lewis S. Calderon has argued well over two hundred appeals in the Appellate Division and Second Circuit. Mr. Calderon has a proven track record of victories including reversals in child neglect matters, relocation, orders of protection, child custody and visitation, child support, delinquency, ERISA and surety bond law.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Family Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Mediation & Collaborative Law

Call Lewis S. Calderon today at 718-570-6160 to arrange your free initial consultation.


Attorney Lewis S. Calderon Esq.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1994


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 1993
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Journal of Law & Policy, Notes and Comments Editor, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1985
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar (ADR Committee)
  • New York County Lawyers (ADR Committee)
  • New York Council on Divorce Mediation
  • Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York
  • Association for Conflict Resolution (NY Chapter)




Office Locations

Jamaica Office
155-03 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432

New York Office
315 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013

Woodmere Office
10 Hazel Place
Woodmere, NY 11598

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