Latonia Early

Latonia Early HubelbankLatonia Early graduated from Princeton University in 1989, earned her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1992, was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1992 and the New York State Bar in 1993. She is admitted to Federal Court practice in both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

With 20 years of experience behind her, Ms. Early has become defined as a matrimonial and family law practitioner.  Having earned the distinction of one of the top ten divorce attorneys under the age of forty-five, Ms. Early is known to be tough when trying a litigated case, but yet able to successfully settle many cases as a result of her mediation background and skills used a collaborative practitioner.   She has held various positions within the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, including President of the organization from June 2003 to June 2004, and was the 2001 recipient of the Virginia C. Duncomb award, recognizing people committed to furthering the advancement of women in the Legal profession.

From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Early served as a law guardian for children representing their interests in court proceedings. In 1998, she became a member of the first group of “Outstanding Alumni” honored by Farmingdale High School, in 2002 was honored by the Nassau County Girl Scouts Association during their Anniversary celebration and was selected as a member of the 2003 class of the Long Island Business News Top Forty People under Forty.

In April 2003, she was honored by the Hofstra University Women’s Law Group as a role model and for her achievements in the legal profession. Ms. Early has served on many boards, including that of the Nassau County Girl Scouts, Five Towns College, the Suffolk County Coalition against Domestic Violence, and the vestry of her church. Currently she serves on the board for The Empire Justice Foundation, The Association of Family and Conciliation Court, she is an alumnus interviewer for the Princeton University Admissions Committee, is President of the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation, and serves as a court appointed arbitrator for fee disputes in matrimonial matters.

In April 2003, she was honored by the Hofstra University Women’s Law Group as a role model and for her achievements in the legal profession. Ms. Early has served on many boards, including that of the Nassau County Girl Scouts, Five Towns College, the Suffolk County Coalition against Domestic Violence, and the vestry of her church. Currently she serves on the board for The Empire Justice Foundation, The Association of Family and Conciliation Court, she is an alumnus interviewer for the Princeton University Admissions Committee, and is President of the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation..