Lawrence Law is proud to sponsor the 2020 National Detector Dog Trials. Hosted by the Mercer County (NJ) Prosecutor’s Office and Robbinsville (NJ) Police Department, 2020 United States Police Canine Association National Detector Dog Trials will take place May 3-6, 2020 in Princeton, New Jersey. This event will bring together approximately 100 police dog teams from throughout the United States for training certification and competition. The teams that compete at the nationals are some of the best police working dogs in North America. They have competed in their home states and achieved a qualifying score to participate in this extraordinary certification opportunity and competition.
Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder of Lawrence Law, says, “My team and I are thrilled to sponsor this wonderful event. With a long history of supporting law enforcement, the opportunity to support these courageous and amazing animals is truly appreciated.”
The United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) is the nation’s oldest and largest police K-9 organization. Since 1971, the USPCA has been training and certifying police dogs in general patrol dog use, tracking, protection, narcotics detection, explosives detection, arson, fish and game, and search and rescue. The police dogs that are seen in airports, train stations, police cruisers, and so on are probably dogs that have been trained and certified by the USPCA. They train a wide diversity of breeds including German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, Retrievers, Labradors, Border Collies, Bloodhounds, among other.
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 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. 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 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 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. Lawrence 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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