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Bari Zell Weinberger Profile

Bari Zell Weinberger
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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. Additionally, she was selected to Super Lawyers* for 2015.

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
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
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
Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P - formerly DYFS)


Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court
Qualified Family Law Mediator

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court, 1999


Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A.

Awards/ Recognition:

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
Huffington Post
Wall Street Journal
Diversity Journal
Divorce Magazine
Smart Money

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

Classes/Seminars Taught:

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
     Partner/Owner, 2006-2008

Cutler, Simeone, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC
     Partner, 2006

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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