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Madeline M Marzano-Lesnevich

Madeline M Marzano-Lesnevich

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She is Vice-President of the national organization, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and past President of its New Jersey Chapter. She is been Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney and previously served as the Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Assocation. As a mother of five, her compassion and personal insight into family dynamics enhances her ability to handle difficult cases for clients in turmoil. She has numerous professional publications, has lectured to lawyers and judges on family law issues, has actively participated in professional organizations. Lesnevich & Marzano-Lesnevich, LLC has the experience, credentials and compassion to effectively handle your difficult legal challenges:

Specialties: Specializes in complicated matrimonial law, custody, grandparents' rights, domestic violence, child support and parenting time cases


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  1. Family: 100%
    26 years


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Legislative AwardNew Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner, Chair of the Family Law DepartmetLesnevich & Marzano-Lesnevich, LLC1989 - Present
PartnerLesnevich & Marzano Lesnevich, LLC1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ask Me About SPDVice President/Secretary2013 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers-New JerseyPresident2011 - 2012
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersVice President2010 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law Symposium, NJICLEChild Support & College, What is the Correct Result?2009
AAJ-NJThe Parent Left Behind: Post-Divorce Relocation from a Legal and Psychological Perspective2009
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersThe New Bankruptcy Act & Its Impact on Family Law2009
Family Law Symposium, NJICLEThe Difference Between Sole vs. Joint Custody: What Every Lawyer Must Know2007
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersIn the Interest of Children of Same Sex Couples2005
NJICLEThe New Jersey Domestic Partnership Act2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
City University of New York, City CollegeEnglish LiteratureMA - Masters1970
Columbia UniversityEnglish LiteratureBS - Bachelor of Science with Honors1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersElectronically Stored Information: Finding the Treasure Trove: Discovery and Admissibility2011
The New Jersey Association for JusticeTrial Techniques2011
Westchester County Bar AssociationSimilarities and Differences of Matrimonial Law Issues Among NY, NJ & CT2009
NJICLEIn Depth Pleadings, Motions and Discovery for Family Law Paralegals and Recently Admitted Attorneys2009
Family Law SymposiumChild Support & College, What is the Correct Result?2009
American Association for Justice (New Jersey chapter)Relocation Trials: Perspective For & Against; from Lawyers’ and Psychologists’ Views (Wallerstein v. Braver) Theory2009
NJICLEPreparing a Trial Binder2008
NJICLEThe Trial of a Custody Case2008
American Bar AssociationUnderstanding the Sweeping Changes to the Bankruptcy Code as it Affects Divorce and Divorcing Parties2008
AAML Summer Institute for Training Family Law AssociatesThe New Bankruptcy Act & Its Impact on Family Law: An Update2008