I am a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney specializeing in the areas of Matrimonial Law, Adoptions, Domestic Violence, Appeals, Mediation, Collaborative Divorce, and Estate Planning. I have been in private practice since 1996.
Prior to entering private practice, I served as law clerk to the Honorable Graham T. Ross, Presiding Family Court Judge of Somerset County. I attended Lehigh University, graduating with a B.A. in 1992. She also attended Western New England College, School of Law, graduating in 1995. I am admitted to the New Jersey Bar, 1995; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1995; New York Bar, 1996; and New York Court of Appeals, 1996. I was admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of the United States in 2007.
I am currently a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, for which I have served on the Adoption Committee and Young Lawyers Committee of the Family Law Section; and Morris County Bar Association. I also serve as an Early Settlement Panelist for Morris and Sussex County and sit on the Board for the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project.
I was added to the roster for the Superior Court of New Jersey to provide Mediation in Family Law Cases in 2005. I provide mediation services in Family Law disputes both in private situations and as a court appointed mediator.
I am also trained in the area of Collaborative Divorce and a member of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group.
My work has been reported in the case of Miller v Miller 160 N.J. 408 (1999). I have also written articles for the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Superlawyer||Thomson Reuters||2015|
|2014 Superlawyer||Thomson Reuters||2014|
|Pro Bono/ Public Service Award||Morris County Bar Association||2013|
|2013 Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2012|
|Certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney||Supreme Court of New Jersey||2011|
|Certificate of Appreciation, Early Settlement Panelist||Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County||2010|
|Certificate of Appreciation, Early Settlement Panelist||Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County||2009|
|Certificate of Appreciation, Early Settlement Panelist||Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County||2008|
|Counselor of the Court||Supreme Court of the United States||2006|
|Partner||Shauger & Friedland LLC||2013 - Present|
|Owner||Holly M. Friedland LLC||2011 - 2013|
|Partner||Celli, Schlossberg & Friedland, L.L.C.||2000 - 2010|
|Associate||James P. Yudes P.C.||1996 - 2000|
|Law Clerk to Hon. Graham T. Ross||Superior Court of New Jersey- Somerset County||1995 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Association of Family and Conciliation Courts||N/A||2015 - Present|
|New Jersey Collaborative Law Group||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association||N/A||2000 - Present|
|Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project||Board Member||2000 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Committee||N/A||2000 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Somerset County Bar Association||N/A||1996 - 2002|
|County College of Morris Newsletter||You've Decided It's Over... Now What?||2012|
|County College of Morris Newsletter||You've Been Served... Now What?||2012|
|New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators||Lehr v. Afflito: A Cautionary Tail||N/A|
|Western New England College School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Lehigh University||Government||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|ABA Family Section Trial Advocacy Institute||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Womens Center||Proper Use of Case Information Statements||2013|
|Where Family and Criminal Court Collide||Impact of Domestic Violence on Criminal Prosecution||2012|
|BWLAP Training||Domestic Violence Representation||N/A|