New York City
Long Island 516 522-2616
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Dartmouth College
A leader and advocate in the family and matrimonial law community for the past 16 years.
Sharon has practiced matrimonial and family law since graduating from the New York University School of Law in 1999.
Sharon’s experience and practice in matrimonial law has provided her with a wealth of knowledge and skills to handle the most complicated cases for high net worth and wealthy clientele. She is experienced in the negotiation of complex marital settlement agreements; separation agreements; prenuptial agreements; child custody disputes, child support proceedings; enforcement and modification actions; and the negotiation and litigation of contested matrimonial matters involving substantial marital estates with complex equitable distribution issues as well as issues of spousal maintenance, valuation of assets including businesses and licenses, and enhanced earning capacity. Sharon is also a trained and certified divorce mediator.
Sharon has previously worked with the top matrimonial law groups at Katsky Korins, LLP, Herman, Sloan, Robarge & Sullivan, LLP and Flemming, Zulack and Williamson LLP.
Sharon currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, a delegate to the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association and Chair of the Diversity Committee. She is also a member of the Matrimonial Practice Advisory Committee. Ms. Hoskins formerly served on the Executive Board of the Young Lawyers’ Section of the New York State Bar Association and recently completed two appointed terms on the Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
She has presented at the Judicial Institute and several New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars on matrimonial law and ethics topics.
- Marital Agreements
- Child Support & Custody
- Equitable Distribution
- Divorce Mediation
- Modifications & Enforcement
Continuing Legal Education Programs Conducted by Sharon Hoskins
Post-Judgment Traps to Avoid, New York State Judicial Institute, March 2012
Basic Matrimonial Practice, New York State Bar Association, Oct. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
PALS Careers in Family Law Panel for Law Students and Junior Associates of Color, April 2011
Ethics in Matrimonial Law, New York State Bar Association Bridging the Gap II CLE, Sept 2008
Gold Digger? Drafting Effective and Enforceable Prenuptial Agreements, New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Feb 2008
Current Trends in Family Law – Child Support, Custody and Visitation, Association of Black Women Attorneys Annual Conference, May 2003
“Know Your Rights” Parent Training Workshops, February 1999 to May 1999
NYU Colloquium on Child Welfare, April 1998
New York State Bar Association: House of Delegates – Member representative from Family Law Section, appointed 2012 Family Law Section – appointed to Executive Committee, 2006 to present
New York State Bar Association: Young Lawyers Section – Executive Committee, 2006 to 2010 Committee on Legal Specialization in New York - 2006
New York City Bar Association: Committee on Matrimonial Law, Member appointed 2004 -2007, 2010-2012
Office of Court Administration: Matrimonial Practice Advisory Committee – Member appointed 2012