At Certilman Balin, our priority has always been our clients. We understand that the practice of law is a relationship business. That's why we do more than work for you. We work with you.
Your success is our success.

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The strength of your legal team starts with each Certilman Balin lawyer. Together, we strive to meet your goals through trust and hard work.


Certilman Balin is a major supporter of philanthropic causes throughout the surrounding community. In addition to financial support, the firm's partners and associates give a great deal of their time serving as board members, advisors and committee members.

The success of a law firm is tied to the success of its clients.

Since 1965, we have been doing what we do best: serving the Long Island community. During this time, we met many people who became longtime clients, and many became lifelong friends. These relationships have grown and have helped us to develop diverse areas of practice, expanding our reach nationally and internationally. 

We advocate for our clients. We also support their philanthropic endeavors. We understand the importance of giving back to our community, and we realize our clients helped us to become one of Long Island’s largest full-service law firms. 

But don’t let our size fool you. We pride ourselves on that small law firm atmosphere. When you need us, we are here to help. We make you our priority and respond promptly. When you have a legal issue, we apply our collective knowledge to ensure the best possible outcome.

Your success is our success. 

Coronavirus-Related Legal Matters

During these uncertain times, one thing is certain. We are here for you. To help you during this difficult time, we have centralized a list of our attorneys along with their areas of concentration and contact information. We will also be posting articles that may be relevant to your businesses, and we welcome your calls. We must all strive to help each other through this global crisis.

To learn more about how we can help you, please visit this section.

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To our valued clients and friends:

Since the reopening of our offices, we have continued to carefully abide by the mandates and guidelines provided by the State of New York. We created a safe workspace, as the health and the safety of our staff and our clients is our greatest concern.

Although we are social distancing and wearing masks, we continue to provide the personal service that you have always been accustomed to from our firm. Although you are not able to shake our hands and see our smiles, we try our best to provide you with our CBAH hospitality, as we all navigate through this unprecedented time in history.

Each person who works for us or visits us is expected to take a temperature check upon arrival for as long as is necessary in order to protect you, the firm, our families and members of the community. We also take all of the recommended steps in hypervigilant personal hygiene and continual office cleaning and sanitizing.

Difficult times tend to bring out the best in us, and this crisis has been no different in that regard. I have never been more proud of our staff and how they continue to give 100% to get the job done successfully. They continue to do so in our new office environment even though there are continued challenges.

I look forward to the day when this pandemic is over, and in the meantime, I hope to see you in our offices.  

I wish you good health and happiness,

Bernard Hyman