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Christine Claire Fitzgerald

Christine Claire Fitzgerald

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Family

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About Me

Christine practices in all areas of family law in New Jersey, including alimony, child support, custody, divorce, domestic partnerships, equitable distribution, palimony, parental rights, pre-nuptial agreements, and grandparents' rights.


 


After attending Seton Hall University and graduating with a B.A. in Communications, Christine received her J.D. from New York Law School in 2006. Prior to entering private practice, Christine served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C., Superior Court, Essex County, Chancery Division, Family Part.


 


Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, and before the United State District Court for the District of New Jersey, Christine is a member of the Executive Committee for the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section and Hudson County Bar Association Family Law Committee. She is the immediate past Recording Secretary of the Hudson County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and was a co-chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section's Young Lawyers Subcommittee. Christine is also currently serving a four-year term as a member of the District VI Ethics Committee.


 


In 2012, Christine was selected to lecture at the New Jersey Bar Association Family Law Section's Annual Retreat in Boca Raton, Florida and the Hot Tips in Family Law seminar.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Family: 100%
    8 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Joseph A DiPiazza

    I have worked with Christine for several years. She is a compassionate, focused, and zealous advocate for her clients, as well as a knowledgeable family law attorney.

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    Joseph DiPiazza Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Lesnevich & Marzano Lesnevich, LLC

Court Plaza South, West Wing
21 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ, 07601

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
NJActive200605/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Top Lawyer(201) Magazine2015
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Custody and Parenting Time Lawyer in Bergen County(201) Magazine2014
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Lawyer in Bergen County(201) Magazine2013
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLesnevich & Marzano Lesnevich, LLC2013 - Present
AttorneyD'Alessandro & Cieckiewicz, PC2009 - 2012
AttorneyDonahue, Hagan, Klein, Newsome & O'Donnell, PC2007 - 2009
Law Clerk to the Hon. Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C.Superior Court Of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage, Family Part2006 - 2007
Law Clerk/InternLaw Offices Of Howard B. Felcher, PLLC2005 - 2005
Law ClerkMalecki Law2005 - 2005
Legal InternThe Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division, Bronx, New York2005 - 2005
Art Advisory/Art Finance InternCitigroup, Private Bank2004 - 2005
Assistant Swim CoachMadison Area YMCA2001 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hudson County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionRecording Secretary2012 - 2012
New Jersey Ethics CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Hudson County Bar AssociationLaw Day Committee Member2012 - 2012
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2011 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive CommitteeYoung Laywer's Subcommittee Co-Chair2011 - 2012
Hudson County Bar Association9-11 Committee Member2011 - 2011
Hudson County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember2009 - 2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute of Trial Advocacy & ABAN/AFamily Law Trial Advoacy Institute Graduate2014
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Seton Hall UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NJSBA Annual MeetingOngoing Interplay Between Family Law and Estate Law2015
Hot Tips in Family LawChild Support for a True Shared Parenting Plan: The Wunsch Deffler Formula2013
YLS Dinner Seminar SeriesWhen and How to Prepare a Lifestyle Analysis2012
YLS Dinner SeminarA Valuation Report and Tax Tips2012
Hot Tips in Family LawAn Uncivilized State: The Procedural Differences between Dissolution of Civil Union and Divorce2012
Annual Retreat in Boca Raton, FloridaFamily Law Jeopardy2012