Ms. Pivawer has more than 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Helfand & Associates in 1999, Ms. Pivawer served as an Assistant Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Newark, and Assistant Corporation Counsel, Litigation Division for the City of Newark. She also worked for a plaintiffs personal injury and worker’s compensation firm, Friedman & Friedman for three years. Before beginning her legal career, Jacqueline was a Housing Manager for the New York City Housing Authority.
Ms. Pivawer is a seasoned litigator. You can feel confident that she will advocate on your behalf to the fullest extent of the law. Although she will settle when it is prudent, she is tough and will litigate, if necessary, to help you in your matter.
She is a great advocate of children and families. She generously gives her time to the public defender’s office to assist in the most serious of cases, termination of parental rights.
Jacqueline Pivawer is a member of MENSA. Ms. Pivawer speaks Spanish. She is also an accomplished artist and world traveler.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 1991
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|Attorney||Helfand & Associates||1999 - Present|
|Prosecuting Attorney||City of Newark||1995 - 1999|
|Pace University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Pace University||Public Affairs||MA - Masters||1985|
|New York University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1963|