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Allison Holzman Profile

Allison Holzman
Super Lawyers Rising Stars*
10 Best Under 40

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Allison E. Holzman is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. Ms. Holzman earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 2001, having been a member of the International Law Journal and peer advisor while in school. Ms. Holzman also spent time during law school volunteering at the Legal Aid Society/Juvenile Rights Division in Manhattan, as well as undergoing an internship with Federal District Judge Alfred J. Lechner, Jr. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1998. Ms. Holzman is licensed to practice in New Jersey, New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Ms. Holzman was also a contributing author on the ICLE publication, the Yudes Family Law Citator, from 2002-2010, a yearly treatise that is utilized by almost all family and matrimonial attorneys in the State of New Jersey. She has most recently volunteered her time at the County College of Morris Women's Clinic, providing legal advice and insight at the divorce clinics, as well as speaks at various different locations on issues such as custody, parenting time, alimony and equitable distribution. She is also a volunteer family law panelist in Essex County for the county ESP (early settlement panel) program.

Ms. Holzman is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Morris County Bar Association and Young Lawyer's Division of the State Bar. She is a member of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group (noting her role on the marketing committee), as well as a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

In 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015, Ms. Holzman was recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars"* by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Ms. Holzman was also named in 2014 as one of the "Top 10 Attorney Under 40" in Northern New Jersey by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as well as 2014 and 2015's "10 Best Under 40" by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Allison Holzman has handled complex matters from the initial filing through the conclusion, working tirelessly to achieve a positive resolution for each of her clients. She is passionate about her work and ensures that each client receives the individual attention that they need and deserve, explaining the nuances to each client and providing every client with insight into how the judges might handle each unique matter. Her experience in matrimonial and family law includes not only highly contested issues in the areas of alimony, equitable distribution and custody/parenting time, but she is also a qualified family law mediator and provides mediation services to assist parties in reaching a mutual resolution of their family and matrimonial issues, or through collaborative divorce, another option for alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Holzman has prepared prenuptial agreements, custody and parenting agreements, marital settlement agreements including a distribution of assets and complex valuation issues and determining appropriate spousal and child support while always applying a level of compassion to each client.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Protection from Domestic Violence
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey 2001
U.S. District Court of New Jersey 2001
New York 2003


Qualified Family Law Mediator


Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, J.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, A.B, Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:

James P. Yudes, PC, Springfield, NJ, Associate Attorney, 2002-2010
Connell Foley, LLP, Roseland, NJ, Associate Attorney, 2001- 2002
Connell Foley, LLP, Roseland, NJ, Summer Associate, Summer 2000
Legal Aid Society/Juvenile Rights Division, New York, NY, Intern, 1999-2000
Honorable Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., J.U.S.D.C, Newark, NJ, Intern, 1999

Pro Bono/Volunteer Activities:

The Rachel Coalition, Spring 2002

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