David Mejias is a Long Island attorney specializing in family law and divorce. He is a managing partner at Mejias, Milgrim, Alvarado & Lindo where he has practiced law for 26 years. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Foundation, the charitable branch of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association where he has previously served as President. In 2003, Dave Mejias became the first Latino elected to the Nassau County Legislature, where he served from 2004 to 2010. In 2013, Dave was recognized by Long Island Pulse as a Top Ten Legal Eagle, winning the Family Law category.
Mejias has won precedent setting victories for his clients in cases involving custody, maintenance and child support, and overturning post nuptial and pre-nuptial agreements. His firm has also been recognized by the Coalition against Domestic Violence for continuing to fight for the rights of victims of domestic violence. As a Nassau County Legislator he led the effort to keep our children safe from sex offenders by sponsoring the toughest Megan’s Notification Law in New York State and wrote the legislation implementing residency restrictions for sex offenders. He sponsored and passed legislation that allows law enforcement to install computer monitoring software on the computers of registered sex offenders. One of his top accomplishments as Legislator was his proposed and passed Natalie’s Law, establishing a mapped website showing heroin arrests in neighborhoods in order to increase public awareness and mandates that police alert school districts when there is an arrest nearby.