Acknowledgements and Awards
Peer review rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
Recipient of the prestigious Tischler Award honoring a lifetime of
service dedicated to the improvement of Family Law
One of the few divorce lawyers in New Jersey trained and experienced
as a trial attorney
The only divorce attorney in New Jersey to have held three certifications
from the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, Criminal
Trial Attorney and Matrimonial Law Attorney
Certified as a Family Law Mediator by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Licensed to practice law in all New Jersey courts as well as
the Federal District Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the
United States Supreme Court
Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and
Past President of the New Jersey Chapter
Past member and chair of The Rules Subcommittee of the New Jersey
Supreme Court Family Practice Committee
Selected and appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to create a
Matrimonial Law Certification Program.  Appointed by the New Jersey
Supreme Court as Chairperson of the Matrimonial Certification
Former member and chair of the District XIII Ethics Committee
Past Chair of The New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section
Former chair of The Somerset County Matrimonial Committee
Addressed the New York State Divorce Reform Commission at the
invitation of the Chief Justice of New York State's highest court
Founding member of the Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance: Alimony Reform Committee Chairman
Senior Editor of The New Jersey Family Lawyer
Former editor of The New Jersey Lawyer
Frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs
statewide on all family law topics
Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers
Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and Mediator
Selected by his peers and through independent research as one of the "Top 10"
lawyers in the state of New Jersey across all fields of law,
Super Lawyers and
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2006
Selected by his peers and listed as a "Best Family Lawyer"in The Best Lawyers in America,
New Jersey Monthly Magazine and New York Magazine, 1998-2015. Listed in the
"Best Family Law Mediation" and "Best Alternative Dispute Resolution"categories, 2007-201
Selected by his peers and through independent research as a New Jersey Super Lawyer,
2005-2013 as listed in
New Jersey Monthly Magazine
Professional Involvement
Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Ranked as a Tier 1 New Jersey Law Firm by U.S News and World Report for:
Family Law, Family Law Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2010-2013
One of a distinguished group of attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America for
more than twenty consecutive years.
Lecturer on alimony reform at the annual 2013 Chicago
convention of the AAML.
Selected by his peers as the New Jersey 2013 Family Law Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers.