Nussair P. Habboush, Esq.

“Stay true to who you are, keep a positive mindset, and unleash your creativity even in the toughest of situations, for that is where true power lies.”

– Nussair P. Habboush, Esq.

Nussair P. Habboush is a distinguished family law attorney renowned for his ardent advocacy on behalf of clients in the most vulnerable stages of their lives.

Prior to joining the Douglas Family Law Group, he was the principal attorney at Habboush Law, where he focused on matrimonial and family law, as well as criminal defense litigation. Nussair has an impressive track record of trying numerous cases to verdict, including both jury and bench trials, and was among the first to argue new laws relating to issues of LGBTQ child custody rights before the New York Appellate Division-Second Department.

His sharp wit and creativity have proven valuable when handling complex cases that require ardent advocacy. Nussair has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in Family Law from 2016 through 2022, commended for his ability to help clients prioritize their children’s best interests. He is attentive to clients’ needs and unwavering in his determination to ensure their voices are heard.

In addition to his legal career, he served as a Trial Coach for various National Mock Trial teams for his alma mater, where he taught second and third-year law students the Rules of Evidence, Trial Strategy/Theory, and the Art of Trial Advocacy.

His authenticity and commitment to staying true to himself have served him well, both professionally and personally.

This principle has contributed to his reputation as a passionate, creative, and intelligent attorney.

When not practicing law, Nussair enjoys working out and spending time with his white German Shepherd named Walter. He is also a passionate fan of the Buffalo Bills and the New York Yankees.


  • Pace University School of Law, J.D.
  • Sacred Heart University, MAT, Education
  • Sacred Heart University, B.S. Political Science

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  • New York

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