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Experienced Attorney handling complex family law cases, legal malpractice cases, as well as personal injury and criminal cases. Author of eight books. Eight college degrees. Licensed to practice law in nine U.S. states and four foreign countries. Board certified in family law, civil trial law, international law, medical and legal malpractice and forensic examination. Licensed private detective. Experienced professor of law and political science. Former news reporter. 


Languages spoken: English, Italian, Gujarati, Hindi

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
    32 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    32 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    32 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    32 years
  5. Life Insurance: 10%
    32 years



Hourly ($100-350/hour), contingent (20-45%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick Professional Corporation

National Headquarters
Offices throughout the U.S.A., including
Cherry Hill, NJ

Offices throughout NJ, PA, FL, NY, MA and other states

Various towns and cities, NJ

Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick

923 Haddonfield Road
Suite 300
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick

247 S.W. 8th Street
Suite 1000
Miami, FL, 33130



KYAuthorized to practice law201008/09/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing199608/04/2016
NYCurrently registered 199207/11/2016
DCActive 198607/06/2016
FLMember in Good Standing198506/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Watson Award for Oustanding Dissertation in the Social SciencesTemple University1993
Newsmaker Award for Public Education NewsNational Education Association1983
Florida School Bell AwardFlorida Education Association1983
Award of ExcellenceNational Education Association1983
Schnader Award for Outstanding Legal ReportingPhiladelphia Bar Association1981
Spot News Reporting AwardNew Jersey Press Association1979
First Place - Reporting on Murdered PolicemanBurlington County Press Association1979
Sixth PrizeClover International Poetry Competition1973
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyMark S. Guralnick, A Professional Corporation1992 - Present
Assistant Professor of Law and SocietyRamapo College of New Jersey2008 - 2010
CounselBudd Larner P.C.2000 - 2002
Managing PartnerGarber & Guralnick1987 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Law and Society AssociationMember, Professional Issues Committee2009 - 2010
International Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2007 - 2008
New Jersey State Bar Association, International Law and Organizations SectionChair2002 - 2004
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysBoard of Governors1996 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of New Jersey v. John Kindt, Jr.Successful on subsequent appeal
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Wayne O'Brien AultmanPrevailed on appeal, reversed by Supreme Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wolters Kluwer (Hardback, 1,650 pages)Fracking Law and Policy2016
Thomson/West Group (Published annually since 1999)Guralnick's New Jersey Family Law Annotated (17th edition)2016
American Bar Association (18 chapters covering all major areas of law)Formulas for Calculating Damages2012
Specialty Technical Publishers: Two Volumes (1,500 pages)Employment Law: A Comprehensive Guide for the American Workplace2010
NJ Institute for Continuing Legal EducationThe Portable NJ Interstate Child Support Handbook2007
NJ Institute for Continuing Legal EducationThe Portable New Jersey Equitable Distribution Handbook2002
NJ Institute for Continuing Legal EducationThe Portable Alimony Handbook2000
American Bar Association PressInterstate Child Custody Litigation1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia UniversityBusinessM.B.A.2005
London Business SchoolBusinessM.B.A.2005
University of London School of LawInternational LawLL.M - Master of Laws2000
Bennington CollegeCreative Writing and LiteratureM.F.A.1996
Temple UniversityPolitical SciencePh.D.1993
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Nova Southeastern UniversityPublic AdministrationM.P.A.1983
Temple UniversityJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1979