Mr. Tomaio is Certified by the Supreme Court of N.J. as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and is approved by the Superior Court of N.J. as a Family Law Mediator.
Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful times of your life.
Mr. Tomaio is certified by the Supreme Court on New Jersey as a matrimonial law attorney. He has also been included on the Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters, as seen in New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2008-2011 and 2013-2020. The qualifications or requirements for being included on said list can be viewed at www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Tomaio is the only New Jersey Divorce attorney to be approved and recommended by the New Jersey Firefighter’s Mutual Benevolent Association.
Mr. Tomaio routinely handles complicated divorces and has also been involved in a high profile divorce as seen on NBC’s Dateline. Mr. Tomaio represented Mr. Duncsack, for whom he fought and won primary custody of his two young children. Mr. Duncsack was murdered by his father-in-law, Ed Ates, shortly after a Judgment of Divorce was entered. Mr. Ates is currently sentenced to life in prison.
Mr. Tomaio has served as a panelist for the Morris County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel Mediation Program and has been appointed as an expert, specifically as a Guardian Ad Litem, to protect the interests of minors during matrimonial litigation. He is also a member of the Executive Family Law Committee for the Morris County Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Association. He has also lectured for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Tomaio is the author of Chapter 14, “Issues Surrounding Unmarried Cohabitants and Domestic Partners” in Skoloff & Cutler, New Jersey Family Law Practice, N.J.I.C.L.E, 13th Ed., 2006.
Areas of Practice
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2020|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2019|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2018|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2017|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2016|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2015|
|Certificate for Early Settlement Panelist||Morris Count Bar Association||2014|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2014|
|Certificate for Early Settlment Panelist||Morris County Bar Association||2013|
|New Jersey Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Family Law||2013|
|Certificate Early Settlement Panelist||Morris County Bar Association||2012|
|Certificate Early Settlement Panelist||Morris County Bar Association||2011|
|Certificate for Early Settlement Panelist||Morris County Bar Association||2010|
|Partner||Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC||2009 - Present|
|Partner||Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC||1999 - 2009|
|Associate||Nagel, Rice & Dreifuss||1997 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1999 - Present|
|Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Committee||Member||1999 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Essex County Bar Association, Family Law Committee||Member||1996 - Present|
|Supreme Court of N.J.||Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney||N/A|
|Superior Court of N.J.||Approved Family Law Mediator||N/A|
|Superior Court of New Jersey||Appointed as Expert & Guardian Ad Litem||1998 - 2013|
|Family Law American Inn of Court||Member||1996 - 2000|
|New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education||Issues Surrounding Unmarried Cohabitants & Domestic Partners, Skoloff & Cutler New Jersey Family Law Practice||2006|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Matrimonial Trial Camp||2000|
|Seton Hall University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Montclair State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Seminar Montville Public Library||Divorce 101||2011|
|Do's and Dont's of representing clients||Professionalism||2000|
|Duncsak v. Duncsak||Mr. Tomaio Was able to win primary custody of Mr. Duncsak's children for Mr. Duncsak. Subsequently, Mr. Duncsak was murdered by his father in law. DateLine on NBC did an expose on the matter.|
|O'Donnel v. Diel||Partner ordered to pay palimony.|
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