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Our Family Law & Divorce 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, Esq.
Bari Weinberger is the founder and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group and Weinberger Mediation Center. As a qualified 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.
Alison M. Dunn (Schmieder), Esq.
Alison M. Dunn (formerly Alison M. Schmieder) is a qualified 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.
Matthew Gerber has a vast range of experience and skill as both a family law mediator and a NJ divorce and family law attorney. He is a seasoned negotiator who strives to get couples to a fair settlement that is a solution for whole family. Throughout his practice, he has helped his clients navigate through the courts in order that they reach a fair and rightful resolution to their family law matters.
Allison Holzman, Esq.
Allison Holzman is a qualified and New Jersey court-approved divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. As a court-approved 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.
Robyn Howlett, Esq.
Robyn Howlett is a divorce and family law attorney and mediator 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
Marquis D. Jones, Jr., Esq.
Marquis D. Jones, Jr. is a qualified divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. His experience as a former Superior Court Judge in New Jersey gives him special insight into mediating and settling all types of family law related matters. His vast knowledge and experience allows him a unique and professional perspective on dealing with parties who are looking for a more positive approach to their family law issues.
Kristy Lipari, Esq.
Kristy Lipari is a family law and divorce mediator and attorney in New Jersey who combines her background in psychology with her legal expertise to help couples reach a well-suited and reasonable agreement. She is also skilled in the collaborative approach to divorce which affords couples yet another route towards an optimal result without the stress and expense of litigation and in the quickest manner possible.
Heather K. Martin, Esq.
Heather K. Martin is a qualified and New Jersey court-approved divorce and family law mediator and New Jersey family law attorney. In practice for 15 years, also 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
Laura Mendonca, Esq.
Laura Mendonca is a divorce and family law attorney with experience in mediation. 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.
Nickolas C. Mourtos
Nickolas C. Mourtos is an experienced New Jersey family law mediator and attorney who works out of our 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.
Veronica R. Norgaard
Veronica R. Norgaard is a divorce and family law in New Jersey and an experienced mediator. 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.
Carmela Novi, Esq.
Carmela Novi is a New Jersey divorce and family law attorney and a court-approved 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.
Rachel Partyka, Esq.
Rachel Partyka is a qualified divorce and family law mediator and a 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.
Ryan D. Russell
Ryan D. Russell is is an experienced and compassionate family law mediator and NJ divorce and family law attorney. He has assisted countless couples in resolving their issues amicably and with the best interests of their entire family at heart. His experience includes facilitating settlements in all areas of family law including divorce, child support, child custody and equitable distribution.
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.
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 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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