Robin C. Schwartz focuses her practice on family law and elder law. As an experienced family law practitioner she represents clients in divorces, custody disputes, support and alimony related issues and adoptions. She has extensive experience in Medicaid planning for individuals, asset protection planning, guardianships, special needs trusts and estate litigation.
Robin C. Schwartz is a court approved mediator for the family and probate parts of the New Jersey Courts. She is also a trained collaborative law practitioner.
Ms. Schwartz is an active member of the local and legal community. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and Morris County Bar Association for which she has served as a Trustee and member of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Selection Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys. She has served on many not for profit Board of Directors, including the Legal Aid Society of Morris County, the Mental Health Association of Morris County, the Mental Health Association of New Jersey and United Cerebral Palsy of Morris and Somerset Counties.
Ms. Schwartz is also legal counsel to various not for profit agencies. In order to educate members of the local community with substantive information relative to areas of her legal practice she is a frequent lecturer to professionals and the public.
Ms. Schwartz is admitted to the New Jersey Bar and New York State Bar. She attended Bucknell University graduating with Bachelor of Art Degrees in Political Science and Spanish in 1979. She received her Juris Doctorate from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in 1982.
New Jersey State Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
New Jersey State Bar Association Elder and Disability Law Committee
New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Committee
Elder Law Committee of the Morris County Bar Association
Family Law Committee of the Morris County Bar Association
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|Partner||Schwartz & Duffy||1992 - 1997|
|Associate||Einhorn, Harris, Ascher & Barbarito||1987 - 1992|
|Staff Attorney||Legal Aid Society of Morris County||1984 - 1987|
|Staff Attorney||Community Health Law Project||1982 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Morris County Bar Association||Trustee||2003 - 2006|
|Morris County Bar Association, Judicial and Prosecutorial Selection Committee||Member||1997 - 2008|
|United Cerebral Palsy Of Morris and Somerset Counties||Past President; Director||1992 - 2003|
|Mental Health Association of Morris County||Past President; Director||1987 - 1992|
|In the Matter of the Guardianship of DN||N/A|
|Chobot v Chobot, 224 NJ Super.648 (Appellate Division 1988)||Client prevailed on appeal|
|State in the Interest of M.C. 292 N.J. Super 214 (Ch. Div. 1995)||Client prevailed|
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|Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|Bucknell University||Political Science and Spanish||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
|Using Trusts when Resolving a Personal Injury Claim||Special Needs Trusts||2015|