- February 27, 2019
Rita M. Aquilio, a divorce lawyer with Lawrence Law, will participate in a CLE Program – Discover Yourself: Navigating the First Years of Litigation Practice. This program is being presented by the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Young Advocates, Minority Trial Lawyer, and Ethics & Professionalism Committees.
It is being held on March 26 at the Seton Hall Law School, located at 1109 Raymond Boulevard, Newark, New Jersey. Starting at noon, this three-panel program will focus on providing young lawyers with the necessary skills to succeed in the first years of litigation practice. To register or for more information, please visit the ABA’s website.
Aquilio will join a panel discussion called When Lawyers Go Rogue: Strategies for Handling Difficult Adversaries. This session will focus on assisting young litigators through the discovery process when the opposition is a Rambo litigator, including when faced with obstructionist deposition tactics, the paper war and the poison pen, and scorched earth litigation.
Aquilio practices in the areas of divorce, child support, custody, and post-judgment issues. She represents clients in all types of matrimonial actions, from basic matters to complex asset valuation cases. She is a trained Collaborative Divorce Attorney and a member of the Executive Committee of the Somerset County Family Practice Committee. Aquilio has also been trained by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as a Family Law Arbitrator. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, the professional journal of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Aquilio earned her J.D. from Western New England College School of Law, and her B.A., cum laude, from Drew University.
Lawrence Law, in Watchung, New Jersey, is a boutique firm devoted exclusively to the practice of matrimonial and family law.