- May 23, 2019
Jeralyn Lawrence, founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, was sworn for another term as a Board Member of The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey on May 21, 2019. Lawrence’s term is from 2019-2022.
“It is exciting to be part of an organization that promotes women on both sides of the aisle, to become active and vibrant members of the legislature. The WPC is committed to ensuring that women’s voices are heard while seeking to impact change and access to justice; platform issues that I am passionate about,” said Lawrence.
The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey is dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process, increasing the number of women in elected and appointed office, protecting reproductive freedom, and creating a women’s political power base to achieve equality for all women.
A resident of Watchung, Lawrence devotes her practice to matrimonial, divorce and family law, and collaborative law. She is Second Vice President of the New Jersey State Bar Association, slated to be President in 2022, and Second Vice President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). She is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. She is a trained Family/Divorce Mediator, admitted to the rosters of Mediators for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases and of Custody and Parenting Time Cases for Somerset County; is certified by the AAML, the preeminent family law association in America, as a Family Law Arbitrator; and is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. She has worked with clients in every area of matrimonial and family law, including divorce litigation and mediation, custody and parenting time, alimony and child support, separation and property settlement agreements, adoption and guardianship, domestic partnership matters under the Domestic Partnership Act, domestic violence and sexual abuse, and palimony. She has also handled high profile matters including celebrities and professional athletes. She takes immense pride and care in helping her clients through these difficult personal matters. Lawrence earned her bachelor’s degree from Kean College and her law degree from Seton Hall, where she graduated second in her class.