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New Jersey Family Law Mediators

If you have decided to pursue mediation for your New Jersey divorce or family law matter, make sure the mediator you hire is someone who truly understands the law in New Jersey and all your legal options. The terms of your divorce settlement or the outcome of your family law matter are simply too important to leave up to chance! Our roster of New Jersey family law mediators have proven reputations for keeping both parties informed and empowered throughout the mediation process.

Meet the Weinberger Mediation team:

Bari Zell Weinberger

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

Bari Weinberger is the founder and managing partner of Weinberger Law Group and Weinberger Mediation Center. As a certified family law mediator, Ms. Weinberger is highly skilled at helping couples reach agreements in all matters related to divorce and family law, including asset division, alimony, child custody, child support, post-divorce issues, and more. Ms. Weinberger draws upon her years of experience as a NJ family law attorney to create a mediation atmosphere for both parties that is calm, focused, amicable, and solution-oriented.

Ms. Weinberger earned her Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University in 1997 and is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.

Dianna Cavaliere

Dianna C. Cavaliere, Esq.

Dianna C. Cavaliere is an accomplished NJ family law attorney and certified divorce and family law mediator. Ms. Cavaliere has worked with countless mediation clients from all over New Jersey, serving as a neutral third party facilitator in matters related to divorce, asset division, child support, child custody, and more. Ms. Caveliere draws upon her experience as a family law attorney to facilitate discussion and help parties brainstorm the best legal solutions for their needs.

A graduate of Seton Hall School of Law, Ms. Cavaliere also serves as a volunteer panelist with the Early Settlement Panel Program in the Essex County Family Court.

Nicole A. Cioffi

Nicole A. Cioffi

Nicole A. Cioffi is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a mediator, Ms. Cioffi relies on her legal experience to serve as a neutral third party in matters ranging from divorce, custody, and child support to alimony, asset disputes, and all other related family law issues. Ms. Cioffi values mediation because it helps parities amicably settle their matters without the cost or stress typically involved in courtroom litigation.

Ms. Cioffi earned her Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Alison M. Dunn

Alison M. Dunn (Schmieder), Esq.

Alison M. Dunn (formerly Alison M. Schmieder) is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. Ms. Dunn is available to serve a mediator for parties who wish to collaboratively settle issues ranging from divorce, asset division, and alimony to child custody, child support and more. Ms. Dunn works with her mediation clients to ensure an amicable, results-oriented atmosphere during mediation sessions.

Ms. Dunn earned her Juris Doctorate from William & Mary School of Law. She is also a member of both the New Jersey State Bar Association and Morris County Bar Association.

Michael J. Evans

Michael J. Evans

Michael J. Evans is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney with two decades of experience mediating family and matrimonial law matters, including complex cases involving contested and uncontested divorces, child custody, alimony, child support, special needs children, post-judgment modification, and more. Mr. Evans is known for his skill and dedication in helping parties reach mutual ground no matter how hotly contested their issues may appear.

Mr. Evans earned his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law.

Allison Holzman

Allison Holzman, Esq.

Allison Holzman is an experienced divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a mediator, Ms. Holzman uses her background in psychology to create productive, amicable mediation work sessions for involved parties. Ms. Holzman is able to mediate all matters of family law including issues related to divorce, asset division, alimony, child custody, child support, and more. Ms. Holzman values mediation because it helps parties reach positive, satisfying settlements in their family law matters.

Ms. Holzman has an undergraduate degree in psychology. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law in 2001.

Robyn Howlettn

Robyn Howlett, Esq.

Robyn Howlett is a highly sought after divorce and family law attorney and mediator who heads up Weinberger Law Group and Weinberger Mediation Center's Monmouth County location.

As a mediator, Ms. Howlett is known for her ability to help parties work through legally complex issues related to divorce and family law including, complex custody and parenting time issues, child support, alimony and equitable distribution of assets, as well as dissolution of domestic partnerships and civil unions.

Ms. Howlett earned her J.D. from the New York Law School.

Heather K. Martin, Esq.

Heather K. Martin, Esq.

Heather K. Martin is a divorce and family law mediator and New Jersey family law attorney. In practice for 15 years, Ms. Martin is a court-approved family mediator trained in the practice of collaborative law, whereby parties agree not to litigate and they resolve their differences outside of the courtroom, often with the help of forensic, mental health and/or child experts. Ms. Martin values divorce and family law mediation as a way for both parties to quickly and amicably reach common ground in resolving their matters.

Ms. Martin received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law, Camden.

Laura M. Mendonca

Laura Mendonca, Esq.

Laura Mendonca is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a mediator, Ms. Mendonca enjoys helping both parties come up with creative, satisfying solutions to resolve their family law-related issues. Ms. Mendonca has an extensive background in family and matrimonial law, including issues of divorce, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, child custody, child support and more.

Ms. Mendonca is fluent in her native Portuguese language and proficient in the Spanish language. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University.

Nickolas C. Mourtos

Nickolas C. Mourtos

Nickolas C. Mourtos is an experienced New Jersey family law mediator and attorney who works out of Weinberger Mediation Center's Mount Laurel office. In his role as mediator, Mr. Mourtos facilitates a calm and amicable atmosphere to help parties remain focused on reaching a mutually agreeable resolution in their matter.

Mr. Mourtos is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law and a member of the Camden County Bar Association and Thomas Forkin Family Law Inn of Court. He was also named a 2014 'Top Attorney' by SJ Magazine.

Veronica R. Norgaard

Veronica R. Norgaard

Veronica R. Norgaard is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In the role of mediator, Ms. Norgaard works with couples throughout New Jersey, using her extensive background and experience in family law to maximize the efficiency of mediation sessions. Ms. Norgaard prides herself on helping all parties involved in mediation feel comfortable, secure, and informed at every point in the mediation process.

In addition to her law and mediation services, Ms. Norgaard also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Family Law, and an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing and Research at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Law.

Carmela L. Novi

Carmela Novi, Esq.

Carmela Novi is a divorce and family law attorney and certified NJ family law mediator. With two decades of experience in mediation and the field of family law, Ms. Novi has litigated, settled, and mediated for clients engaged in issues involving every aspect of divorce and family law, including: parenting time, child support, alimony, college contribution, equitable distribution of assets, and prenuptial agreements.

A graduate of New York Law School, Ms. Novi is a trained mediator who has been approved by the Administrative Office of the Courts for inclusion on the official roster of family law mediators in New Jersey. She also serves on the Early Settlement Panel for the family court in Morris County, where she volunteers her time to assist couples in settling the economic aspects of their divorce disputes.

Rachel E. Partyka

Rachel Partyka, Esq.

Rachel Partyka is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. Over the past decade, Ms. Partyka has served as a neutral third party mediator in matters ranging from divorce, custody, parenting time, and child support to alimony, disputes over equitable distribution of assets, and more. Ms. Partyka values mediation because it helps couples reach timely, cost-effective settlements in their matters.

Ms. Partyka earned her Juris Doctorate from Rutger's University School of Law - Camden.

Gregory A. Pasler

Gregory A. Pasler

Gregory A. Pasler is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In the role of third party mediator, Mr. Pasler is able to help parties settle matters related to all aspects of NJ family and matrimonial law, including divorce, child custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, post-divorce modifications, and more. Mr. Pasler also volunteers at the County College of Morris, Women's Center, where he lectures on family law topics and provides legal advice.

Mr. Pasler earned his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law.

Erich Schneider

Erich "Rick" Schneider

Rick Schneider is a certified NJ divorce and family law mediator and family law attorney with two decades of experience mediating divorce, custody, child support, alimony, asset distribution, other family law-related matters. During mediation sessions, Mr. Schneider is highly regarded for his courteous professionalism and ability to help couples find beneficial solutions to divisive issues.

Mr. Schneider graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1991. He also holds the esteemed honor of becoming certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney.

Erin B. Brueche

Erin B. Brueche, Esq.

Erin B. Brueche (formerly Erin B. Schneiderman) is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In her role as mediator, Erin B. Brueche is highly skilled at helping couples work together to reach mutually satisfying settlements in their family law matters, including divorce, asset division, spousal support, child support, child custody, and more.

Erin B. Brueche received her Juris Doctorate from the Wake Forest School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, the State of New York, and in the United States District Court of New Jersey.

Jessica Sprague

Jessica Ragno Sprague, Esq.

Jessica Ragno Sprague is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a mediator, Ms. Sprague is dedicated to helping all involved parties find helpful, personally satisfying solutions in their family law matters, including divorce and post-divorce issues, child support and alimony disputes. Ms. Sprague appreciates the ability of mediation to put both parties directly in control of the process.

Ms. Sprague earned her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University. She is a current member of the Passaic County Bar Association and the Tri-Boro Chamber of Commerce.

Komal Ullah

Komal S. Ullah, Esq.

Komal Ullah is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a mediator, Ms. Ullah possesses the skills and background necessary to assist parties in creating the supportive environment they need to work through their issues. Ms. Ullah is experienced in mediating all matters related to divorce and family law, including alimony, asset division, special needs children, child custody and more.

Ms. Ullah holds a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law - Newark.

Raquel Vallejo, Esq.

Raquel Vallejo, Esq.

Raquel Vallejo is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In her role as mediator Ms. Vallejo has successfully helped countless couples to settle their matters out of court in a timely, cost-effective way. Areas where she has served as mediator include divorce, complex issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, and more.

Ms. Vallejo is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2004.

Jennifer D. Varga

Jennifer Varga, Esq.

Jennifer Varga is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. Ms. Varga's background in psychology and collaborative divorce helps her to create mediation sessions for her clients that open, positive, and focused on results. Ms. Varga has served as a mediator for parties dealing with matters of family law ranging from divorce, asset division, and alimony to child support, child custody, and post-divorce issues.

A graduate of Widener School of Law, Ms. Varga is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Monmouth County Bar Association and Collaborative Divorce Professionals, serving Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex Counties.


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