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Bari Zell Weinberger Profile
Email address: Bari@wlg.com
Bari Zell Weinberger is the owner and managing partner of Weinberger Law Group in New Jersey. Ms. Weinberger was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 1997 from Suffolk University Law School, and has dedicated her practice exclusively to the fields of family and matrimonial law since her graduation. She served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Roger W. Daley, J.S.C. in the Middlesex County Family Part upon receiving her law degree.
Bari Z. Weinberger is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey. Ms. Weinberger is the Associate Author of the New Jersey Family Law Practice, 15th Ed., 2013, a treatise utilized by virtually every family law judge and practitioner in the State of NJ and is published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. She has also served in this capacity on prior editions as well. Ms. Weinberger has authored numerous articles, many of which are included below and on the Divorce & Family Law Articles page of the website for your review and education, and she lectures on various divorce-related topics.
Bari Zell Weinberger has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating based on the exemplary work in the field of family and matrimonial law. She was given an "AV Preeminent®"* rating from her peers, which means that she is deemed to have very high professional ethics and legal ability in the field of New Jersey family law and divorce. Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive this Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
Bari also volunteers as an expert panelist at the Morris County court in the Early Settlement Panel program. This is the process whereby qualified family law attorneys volunteer their time to offer neutral recommendations to litigants and their attorneys who have not yet settled their matters in the hopes of assisting them in reaching a resolution.
Not only has Bari Zell Weinberger been a board member of the New Jersey Family Inns of Court and Family Law Executive Committee, she has a long-standing membership history with the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Areas of Practice:
Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships/Civil Unions and Same Sex Marriages
Visitation and Parenting Time
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Children's Educational Needs
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Domestic Violence Matters
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child
Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court
Certified Family Law Mediator
New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court, 1999
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A.
NJ Biz Best 50 Women in Business - 2013
New Jersey Leading Women Entrepreneurs - 2013
Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation: Woman Business Owner of the Year Finalist - 2013
Ten Leaders under age 45 in Matrimonial and Divorce Law - 2009 to Present
AVVO Rating 10/10 Superb
Martindale Hubbell - "AV Preeminent®"* Rating
Published Works/ Articles:
A full list of articles, interviews and published works in newspapers, magazines and legal journals from Bari Weinberger can be found on our News & Press page, with many publications included in some of these distinguished, well-known news and magazine sources:
New Jersey Law Journal
Wall Street Journal
New Jersey Family Law Practice, Associate Author, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education:
- 15th Ed., 2013
- 14th Ed., 2010
- 13th Ed., 2008
- 12th Ed., 2006
New Jersey Family Law Practice, Chapters Including Introduction, Initial Conference, Dealing with the Client; Pleadings, Discovery, Motion Practice and Pretrial Dispositions (Editor), New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), 11th Ed., 2004
Television/ Radio/ Appearances:
A full list of TV and radio appearances for Bari Weinberger can be found on our News & Press page, with many appearances included in some of these popular TV and radio stations:
TV News 12 New Jersey
Access Hollywood TV
WPIX-TV PIX11 Morning News
ABC TV Eyewitness News
CBS 2 TV New York
NJ Radio 101.5
eHealth Radio Network
Motions that Matter II: Powerful Family Law Motion Practice, May, 2013
Motions that Matter: Powerful Family Law Motion Practice, April, 2013
Domestic Violence Educational Workshop, March 2013
Seminar on Divorce Process, Mediation and Family Law Related Issues, Kinnelon, NJ, December, 2008
Lecture presented in game show theme on various family law issues, June, 2005
Seminar on Divorce and Family Law Related Issues, Randolph, NJ, November, 2004
Lecture on Amended Court Rules and Revised Case Information Statement, October, 2004
Seminar on Surviving the Divorce Process, Short Hills Hilton, September, 2003
Family Law Practical Skills Series, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, September, 2003
Professional Associations/ Memberships:
Morris County Bar Association, 2002 - Present
Family Law Executive Committee, 2005
American Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - 2007
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
American Inns of Court, 1999 - Present
Family Law Inn; Master/Board Member
Bergen County Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
Middlesex County Bar Association, 1998 - 2000
Past Employment Positions:
Iandoli, Edens & Weinberger, LLC
Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC
Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC
Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2005
Finnerty, LaRocca & Sherwood, P.C.
Associate Attorney, 2000 - 2002
Goldstein & Bachman, P.A.
Associate Attorney, 1998 - 1999
Hon. Roger W. Daley, J.S.C.
Middlesex County Superior Court, Family Part
Judicial Law Clerk, 1997 - 1998
WHDH-TV, an NBC Affiliate
Legal Consumer Producer, 1997
William Sinnott; Chief
Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force
US Department of Justice, Law Clerk, 1996
Hon. Vieri Volterra, Suffolk County Superior Court, Civil Division
Judicial Law Clerk, 1996
Pro Bono / Volunteer Activities:
Expert Panelist, Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement Program
Expert Panelist, Passaic County Family Court in the Early Settlement Program
Participant, Passaic County Kids Count Program
Women's Center, County College of Morris - Randolph and Morristown
Volunteer Family Law Consultant, Legal Clinic, Morris County
Volunteer Family Law Consultant, County College of Morris,
Randolph, New Jersey and Morristown, New Jersey
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