Vitaliia Yurchak, Esq. was born and grew up in Ukraine where she graduated from Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, School of Law and was licensed to practice law in Ukraine. She also received her Master of Arts degree with honors in French Language and Literature and was a post graduate student in the Department of International Relations in Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, where she has worked as an Adjunct Professor for three years. Vitaliia published 15 articles addressing political problems of international systems and global development and earned her PhD degree in Political Sciences in Ukraine.
After moving to the USA, Mrs. Yurchak earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for graduating with the highest GPA in the Master of Laws in U.S. Legal Studies from St. John’s University School of Law. After graduating, Vitaliia performed pro bono work on various matters for the Uncontested Divorce Clinic in Queens County Supreme Court, the Volunteer Lawyer for the Day (VLFD) Program in Queens Civil Court and for CUNY Citizenship Now.
Mrs. Yurchak received excellent legal training and experience while working as an associate attorney at Erin K. Colgan, P.C. where she had a chance to work on matrimonial matters that deal with dissolution of marriage, legal separation, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, domestic violence, paternity petitions, premarital and postnuptial agreements and related family law matters. Also, she was an associate at the Law Offices of Marissa T. Jones, Esq. helping individuals with their estate planning, real estate matters, administration and probate process and issues relating to guardianship proceedings.
Afterwards, Vitaliia joined Stites Law, LLP. where she represents the firm’s clients in the Staten Island traffic court. Now, she dedicates her knowledge and passion to representing clients in all aspects of family law proceedings, estate planning and immigration matters. Mrs. Yurchak is a member of the Ukrainian American Bar Association, Richmond County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. She speaks English, Ukrainian, Russian and French.
Vitaliia is admitted to practice law in New York State.