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Matthew Podolnick

Matthew Podolnick

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Mediation

Matthew Podolnick

About Me


Matthew Podolnick is a shareholder of the Firm. He concentrates his practice in the areas of divorce and family law.


Mr. Podolnick offers his family law clients a blend of legal knowledge, business sense, compassion, and tenacity. Because of these notable skills, Mr. Podolnick can help clients through the emotional and financial burdens that come with family problems.


Mr. Podolnick's expertise covers all aspects of divorce and family law, including:



  • Pre-divorce advice and guidance, to help clients understand their rights and options.

  • Divorce and separation: asset protection, alimony, child support, custody, and visitation.

  • Post-divorce matters: adjusting alimony and child support payments due to changed circumstances; enforcing property settlement agreements and other court orders; changing parenting schedules; relocating/moving within or out of state.

  • Civil unions.

  • Domestic violence.

  • Guardianship and adoption.

  • Palimony.

  • Grandparents' rights.

  • Structuring, negotiating, and drafting pre-nuptial agreements and co-habitation agreements.


Mr. Podolnick's blended skills derive from considerable knowledge outside family law.



  • Mr. Podolnick is a seasoned and active commercial litigator, with particular expertise in dissolving medical practices, commercial collection, and construction law.

  • Before attending law school, Mr. Podolnick gained considerable business knowledge by working in the corporate offices of Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

  • After law school, Mr. Podolnick served as Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable George L. Seltzer, Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division, Atlantic County.


Because of this broad knowledge base, Mr. Podolnick brings added value to his clients in general and to his family law clients in particular.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    21 years
  2. Family: 40%
    21 years
  3. Mediation: 20%
    21 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-340/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Amanda Toby Mays

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Amanda Mays Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric A Shore

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. Some divorce lawyers will battle over every little issue and then hand their clients a bill to cover their time. Matt is a different. He actually cares about his clients and helps them to understand when it will not be worth their while to fight over petty matters. He can help you focus on the big picture and keep your legal bills reasonable.

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    Eric Shore Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sherman Silverstein

308 Harper Drive
Suite 200
Moorestown, NJ, 08057

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199404/24/2015
NJActive199303/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Attorney for Divorce MediationNJ Magazine2012
Divorce Mediation Training CertificateRutgers School of Law, Rutgers–Camden Mediation Center in New Jersey2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MediatorAtlantic and Cape May County Offices of South Jersey Mediation2012 - 2012
ArbitratorDistrict IIIB Fee Arbitration Committee - Burlington County Bar Association2011 - Present
AttorneySherman Silverstein Kohl Rose & Podolsky, P.A.1998 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey Association for JusticeN/A2010 - Present
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtBarrister2006 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
No ValueN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
AnonymousSuccessfully defended against palimony claim.
Donaldson v. DonaldsonAfter five day trial, successfully obtained a judgment wherein the court determined that all properties are subject to equitable distribution, including those purchased prior to the marriage. Also obtained substantial attorneys fees for client.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Legal IntelligencerLitigation In Divorce Requires Attorney-Accountant Interplay2012
Sherman Silverstein BlogThe Sword And The Restraining Order2009
Sherman Silverstein BlogPalimony: Live Free or Die - But Just Don't Live Together2008
The RagStrong Divorce and Family Law Representation2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Syracuse UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SeminarPlanning For the Future: Estate Planning, Life Insurance Trusts, Guardians for Children for the Matrimonial client2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEffective Cross Examinations in Court2012
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtCivil Unions and Domestic Partnerships2010
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtPalimony2009
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtParental Alienation2008
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of CourtEquitable Distribution2007