David Mejias - the founder of Mejias Milgrim & Alvarado, P.C - Nassau County Domestic Violence Lawyer

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David Mejias

To succeed in the practice of law an attorney must have integrity, a relentless work ethic, be respected in the courts and understand that the client comes before all else. David Mejias exemplifies all of these traits.

Mejias believes in accountability in business. When he formed Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado his goal was to bring the best attorneys he knew together to deliver results for the firm’s clients. Few law firms in the region can provide the scope of professionalism and experience of Mejias, Milgrim & Alvarado. There is no denying the success of the firm and its partners. In 2003, despite overwhelming odds, David Mejias was elected to the Nassau County Legislature. Since taking office, Mejias has maintained his focus and fought for issues that are important to his thousands of constituents. He is also a veteran of tough battles, fighting hard to win reelection.

He has led the effort to keep our children safe from sex offenders by sponsoring the toughest Megan’s Notification Law in New York State and sponsored legislation implementing residency restrictions for sex offenders. Most recently, David Mejias sponsored and passed legislation that allows law enforcement to install computer monitoring software on the computers of registered sex offenders, using the same technology sex offenders use to prey on our children to catch them in the act.

As a legislator and in the practice of law, David has fought for the rights of victims of domestic violence. He has been recognized by the Coalition Against Domestic Violence for his efforts on their behalf.

He has also been named as one of Long Island Business News “40 Rising Stars Under 40” to watch, and named to the Long Island Press Power List as one of the 50 Most Powerful & Influential Long Islanders for four consecutive years. David has handled a multitude of matrimonial cases and personal injury cases. Each one was important, and the client always came first. He has firsthand experience in loss, which has served as his inspiration in law.

When David was 13, he lost his father in a traffic accident that was caused by the negligence of another. His family was financially and emotionally destroyed, and he resolved to do whatever he could to help other people avoid the pain and suffering that go along with devastating loss. There is always emotion and pain, and David understands how important it is to be strategic, pragmatic, and a fierce advocate—but always with compassion for his clients.

David Mejias is a graduate of The University at Albany School of Business and Fordham University School of Law.