Joel Banuelos, Esq.

Joel Banuelos focuses his practice in the areas of family and matrimonial law. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced at an international law firm where he worked on and advised clients on commercial, matrimonial, and family matters. He also served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Allan L. Gropper of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, during which he handled matters involving complex commercial disputes.

Mr. Banuelos received his J.D. from Fordham Law School, where he was an associate editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and served as Judicial Intern to the Honorable Dora L. Irizarry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He received his B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Denver, where he was a member of the Honors Program.


  • J.D., Fordham Law School
  • B.S., University of Denver, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2010

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association LGBT Rights Committee, Appointed Member (2015-2018)
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers LGBT Committee, Initiative Volunteer (2019-2020)
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


  • Super Lawyers, New York Metro Edition, “Rising Star” (2020)
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