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Two Lawrence Law Attorneys Named New Jersey Rising Stars

Lawrence Law attorneys, Kristyl M. Berckes and Ashley E. Edwards have been selected to the 2020 New Jersey Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New Jersey receive this distinction.

Berckes, a resident of Basking Ridge, represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including all stages of divorce litigation, mediation and arbitration, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, separation and marital settlement agreements, post-judgment litigation, domestic violence, grandparent visitation rights, palimony, and domestic partnership matters under the Domestic Partnership Acts. In 2016, Berckes was awarded with the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division Professional Achievement Award and was recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorney’s as a Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40. She has also been selected for inclusion on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Family Law since 2017. She is a Trustee of the Somerset County Bar Association and a co-Chair of the Somerset County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division. She is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), the NJSBA Appellate Practice Committee and completed a fellowship for the NJSBA Leadership Academy. Berckes earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from Boston College.

Edwards represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including divorce litigation and mediation, post-judgment litigation, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, pre-nuptial agreements, matrimonial settlement agreements, domestic violence, and domestic partnership matters. Edwards has been selected for inclusion on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Family Law since 2017. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Monmouth County Bar Association, the Ocean County Bar Association, and the Somerset County Bar Association. She received her B.A. from The College of New Jersey and her J.D. from Rutgers Law School.

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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