Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder and Managing Member of Lawrence Law, has been named a 2019 New Jersey Trailblazer. In the New Jersey Law Journal’s inaugural New Jersey Trailblazers special supplement, Lawrence is recognized for her efforts to reform alimony awards in New Jersey. Her Trailblazer profile also discusses her future plans as a leader of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the New Jersey State Bar Association.
New Jersey Trailblazers spotlights a handful of individuals who are truly agents of change by making significant impact within the New Jersey legal industry. It highlights innovators and thought leaders.
“I am honored to be included in New Jersey Trailblazers amongst these accomplished and impressive New Jersey lawyers. I thank my team at Lawrence Law as well as my friends and colleagues. Without their support, recognition such as this would not be possible,” said Lawrence.
A resident of Watchung, Lawrence devotes her practice to matrimonial, divorce and family law. She is Second Vice President of the New Jersey State Bar Association, slated to be President in 2022 and Vice President of the New Jersey Chapter of the AAML. Lawrence is on the Board of The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey. 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. Lawrence is also a trained collaborative law attorney. 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, domestic violence and sexual abuse, and palimony. She handles high-profile matters for celebrities, professional athletes and governmental officials. 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.
Lawrence Law, with offices in Watchung and Red Bank, New Jersey, is a boutique firm devoted exclusively to the practice of matrimonial and family law.
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