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Richard Diamond

About Me

Certified Matrimonial Trial Lawyer by the New Jersey Supreme Court;


Certified Matrimonial Mediator


New Jersey Family Court Appointed Economic Mediator in Union, Essex, Morris, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.


Selected to Who's Who in America Law 2000 - 2015

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Family: 100%
    29 years

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Retainer (Sometimes)

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Contact Info

Diamond & Diamond

225 Millburn Ave
Suite 208
Millburn, NJ, 07041

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198503/14/2015
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt199105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonition
    issued in NJ, 2007

    updated

    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Matrimonial Trial Lawyer by NJ Supreme CourtNJ State Bar Association2002
Certified Divorce MediatorNJ State Bar Association1995
RecognizedWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerDiamond & Diamond PA1992 - Present
PartnerGourvitz, Hodes, Diamond & Braun1990 - 1992
AssociateEllenport, Hollesinger & Lehn1986 - 1986
Partner / AssociateLaw firm of Robert Diamond1986 - 1989
Judicial law clerkNJ Superior Court1985 - 1986

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1986 - Present
Essex County Bar Association, Family PartMember1986 - Present
Union County Bar Association, Family PartMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Evans v. Steffens, 2008 N.J. Super. Unpub. Lexis 714 (App. Div. June 26, 2008)matter remanded to trial court for reexamination of factors relevant to child support examination
Brown v. Brown, 792 A.2d 463Supreme Court set standard for business valuation
Sculler v. Sculler, 791 A.2d 1146,Determined who had what type of proof burden in dealing with premarital assets in divorce

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
NJ Law JournalHomosexuality & NJ Family Law-Form vs Substance2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawN/Alaw1985
Rutgers UniversityDual degrees in Economics & BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Somerset Womens Resource GroupPrenuptual Agreements, Post Nuptual Agreements & Palimony2008
Somerset Womens Resource CenterDivorce Basics in the State of NJ2008
Somerset Womens Resource GroupCustody, Parenting Time and Parenting Coordinators2007
NJCPA SocietyValuation Issues in Divorce2006
NJ Psychological AssociationThe Role of the Mental Health Expert in Contested Custody Matters1999