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The firm’s founding member, Kelly Berton Rocco was admitted to practice law in New Jersey in 1988. She earned her J.D. cum laude from Pace University in 1988 and her B.A. from William Paterson College of New Jersey in 1984. She was awarded a Merit Scholarship from Pace University for 1985-1987. In 1986, Kelly received the Joseph and Minnie Greenspan Criminal Law Award.
Kelly’s practice is devoted to all areas of family law with a special focus on divorce, domestic violence, and father’s rights.
She has handled a wide variety of cases over the course of the past 27 years and served as an Alternate Prosecutor in Bergenfield and Moonachie. Her previous legal experience includes practicing at Tompkins, McGuire & Wachenfeld and Fischer, Kagan & Zarestsky.
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She is an active participant in her local and legal communities. Her community positions and awards include the following:
She was an instructor for the Skills and Methods Course, a spring 2006 seminar on family law practices. Kelly has been a panel instructor for volunteer training on legal issues at Shelter our Sisters since 2006. She has been a volunteer attorney for the Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Project Alternatives to Domestic Violence since 1993 and has also volunteered for the Women’s Rights Center.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Humanitarian Award||Shelter our Sisters||2010|
|Outstanding Service to Victims of Domestic Violence||Bergen County Department of Human Services||2000|
|Outstanding Service to Victims of Domestic Violence||Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders||2000|
|Joseph and Minnie Greenspan Criminal Law Award||Pace University School of Law||1986|
|Merit Scholarship||Pace University School of Law||1985|
|Owner||Law Offices of Kelly Berton Rocco||2010 - Present|
|Bergenfield and Moonachie||Bergen County Prosecutor||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Tompkins, McGuire & Wachenfeld and Fischer, Kagan & Zarestsky||1988 - 1989|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bergen County Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Women Lawyers in Bergen||Member||1993 - Present|
|Domestic Violence Working Group Committee||Member||2006 - 2015|
|Bergen County||Mandatory Early Settlement Panel||2006 - 2012|
|Shelter Our Sisters||Board of Trustees||2005 - 2009|
|T.G., Plaintiff-Respondent, v. F.G., Defendant-Appellant.||Vacated and remanded back to the trial court|
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|Pace University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|William Paterson University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1984|
|Spring Gala||Humanitarian Award||2010|