Raquel Vallejo – NJ Family Law Attorney
Parsippany, Morris CountyOffice:
Raquel Vallejo is a Partner at Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC. She received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Vallejo was chosen to be a member of the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice where she provided legal aid services in the areas of matrimonial and family law to Essex, Morris, and Union County residents. After graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino J.S.C. in the Essex County Family Part. Prior to attending law school Ms. Vallejo, as a Henry Rutgers Scholar, received an undergraduate dual degree with Honors in Political Science and Spanish from Rutgers University.
Ms. Vallejo has experience with all facets of family law litigation, including complex contested issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony and equitable distribution of assets. Ms. Vallejo has also served as a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter through its legal advocacy program, where she represented clients in numerous domestic violence proceedings. She continues to zealously advocate for victims and the wrongfully accused today.
Ms. Vallejo’s practice has been and remains exclusively concentrated in matrimonial and family law, where she is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients in all matters related to domestic violence, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and the division of assets.
Ms. Vallejo has been admitted to the New Jersey Bar, the New Jersey District Court Bar, the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Not only has Ms. Vallejo been a member of the New Jersey Family Inns of Court, she is presently a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association, Union County Bar Association, The Essex County Barry I. Croland Family Law Inns of Court, and the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, on which she serves as a Trustee. She is appointed to the NJSBA Family Law Executive Committee. She is also an experienced panelist for the Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement program and is a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter.
Ms. Vallejo has also appeared as an expert on CNN Español and Telemundo.
Raquel Vallejo is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.
“Our two requirements were: 1. English-Spanish Bilingual, and 2. Experienced in family law. We found this and more … Raquel was always honest and forthright with us from the very beginning and especially during the most difficult times. There were no surprises, as she told us what to expect. She handled …(the) case with zealousness. She is a professional who demonstrates integrity and her knowledge of the law is unparalleled. …
We have nothing but excellent things to say about Ms. Raquel Vallejo. She is a dedicated professional who truly cares about her clients and she works hard for them….We highly recommend her….you will not be disappointed.” **
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Raquel Vallejo has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Star. She has also been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law in New Jersey and by the “Latino American WHO’S WHO” – Top 100 Latino Business Leaders.
* Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney. Only about two percent of the attorneys practicing in the State of New Jersey are Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney. Carmela L. Novi, Laura M. Mendonca, Rachel E. Partyka, Robyn N. Howlett, Dianna C. Cavaliere, Jennifer Varga, and managing partner, Bari Zell Weinberger, can count themselves among this select few.
* Client Champion Award (2020-2023) is a Martindale-Hubbell award based upon reviews by clients over the previous 24 months. Full details of the award criteria can be viewed at martindale.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court
* Super Lawyers is a publication of Thomson Reuters. The selection process is conducted by an independent firm that determines which lawyers in New Jersey have attained a high degree of peer recognition & professional achievement. The selection process can be viewed at www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court.
* American Institute of Family Law (10 Best Client Satisfaction; Top 10 Under 40) “To be named an attorney must be formally nominated by the board, client, and/or fellow Attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating. To learn more about the selection process see www.aiofla.org. No aspect of this has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Areas of Practice:
U.S. District Court of New Jersey
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
Awards / Recognition:
New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law – American Institute of Legal Counsel
“Top 100 Latino Business Leaders” – Latino American WHO’S WHO
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association – Family Law Section
New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section
New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Executive Committee
Morris County Bar Association – Family Law Section
HBA-NJ’s 2019-2020 Trustee – Region 6 (Union County)
Union County Bar Association
Essex County Barry I. Croland, Family Law Inns of Court
Television appearance on CNN Español
Television appearance on Telemundo
Pro Bono / Volunteer Activities:
Experienced Panelist, Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement program
Volunteer Attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter
Fluent in Spanish
Conversational in Portuguese
Information on Racquel Vallejo in Spanish:
Raquel Vallejo is located in our Parsippany, Morris County office. To schedule an initial consultation with Raquel, please call (888) 888-0919 or click to schedule online.