Our Family Law & Divorce Mediators
Meet the Weinberger Mediation team:
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.
Bari Weinberger is the founder and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC 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.
Francine Aster, Esq.
Francine Aster is a Partner with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC and a New Jersey Court-approved Mediator. Ms. Aster is a highly trusted family law mediator with extensive experience mediating divorce and family law matters of all levels of complexity and contention. Ms. Aster is dedicated to helping parties reach cost-effective and efficient solutions in their divorce and family matters by carefully guiding parties through their options and best case scenarios for mutually acceptable terms.
Ms. Aster practices from the firm’s Hackensack office.
Tom Bean, Esq.
Tom Bean is a New Jersey family law attorney and skilled divorce and family law mediator dedicated to facilitating a workable and professional mediation environment for all involved parties. Mr. Bean’s background in New Jersey family law enables him to provide key insight and accurate legal knowledge in all facets of divorce, including child custody terms, asset division, and alimony determination.
Mr. Bean practices from the firm’s Bedminster (Somerset County) and Freehold (Monmouth County) locations.
Kourtney Borchers, Esq.
Kourtney Borchers is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. She focuses her mediation practice on making a positive difference in the lives of her clients by using creative solutions to solve and address her their concerns in divorce.
Based in Mount Laurel, South Jersey, Kourtney helps families mediate divorce, child custody and division of assets.
Dianna C. Cavaliere, Esq.
Dianna Cavaliere is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In her role as mediator Ms. Cavaliere 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.
George J. Chehanske, Esq.
George Chehanske is a New Jersey Supreme Court approved family law mediator, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Law professionals and a NJ family law attorney. Mr. Chehanske mediates family law matters in an amicable, work-focused atmosphere, helping parties to resolve their matters quickly and with confidence and respect. Mr. Chehanske is often called upon to assist parties with mediating their most difficult matters, often when prior efforts have proven unsuccessful. Mr. Chehanske brings his vast experience to mediating all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody and parenting time, child support, alimony, and division of assets.
Corrine Cooke, Esq.
Corrine Cooke is a Partner at Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC and a court-approved and qualified family law mediator under Rule 1:40. She is also Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. Ms. Cooke’s mastery of the law enables her to identify and develop creative “out of the box” solutions to resolve all issues involved in divorce and family law matters, including complex child custody and high net worth asset division.
Ms. Cooke is also trained in the alternative dispute resolution method of Collaborative Divorce, which is an amicable and child-focused method of divorce. She practices from the firm’s Mount Laurel, Burlington County office.
Mara Dooskin, Esq.
Mara Dooskin is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In her role as a mediator, Ms. Dooskin creates amicable and work-focused mediation sessions that enable parties to reach agreements that best fit their specific needs. Ms. Dooskin 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.
Christopher, Garibian, Esq.
Christopher “Chris” Garibian is a Partner with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, LLC and a a Qualified Rule 1:40 Mediator. Mr. Garibian is also Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. He is a highly sought after mediator, working with parties to arrive at legally sound and mutually acceptable terms with minimal stress. Mr. Garibian applies his advanced knowledge of divorce, child custody, asset division, alimony, and all other related family law issues to help parties understand their full spectrum of choices for resolution.
Mr. Garibian practices from the firm’s Parsippany office.
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
Gina-Marie Izzo, Esq.
Gina-Marie Izzo is an accomplished family law attorney and New Jersey court-approved mediator, providing highly skilled mediation services to parties in need of resolving their divorce or other family law matter, including issues related to child custody, alimony and asset division. Ms. Izzo has helped countless divorcing spouses resolve their legal issues with dignity and minimized conflict so that all involved are able to move on peacefully with their lives.
Ms. Izzo practices from the firm’s Freehold, Monmouth County location.
Philip Maenza, JSC.
Philip Maenza is a retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge, and a highly experienced arbitrator and family law mediator. Judge Maenza uses his vast legal experience to provide a fair, thoughtful and amiable atmosphere where parties can be heard and fruitful avenues for resolution can be explored. He asks deeper questions and facilitates productive dialogue so that parties are able to create an equitable and fulfilling blueprint for resolving their matter. Judge Maenza mediates family law cases, including divorce, child custody disputes, asset division, child support, and more.
Nicole McCauley, Esq.
Nicole McCauley is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney, mediating divorce, child custody, and asset division matters for her clients. Nicole recognizes that no divorce or family law matter is the same and deploys customized strategies based upon her client’s individual needs to provide a strong resolution to family law matters.
Nicole is located in our Mount Laurel office in South Jersey.
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.
Richard Outhwaite, Esq.
Richard Outhwaite is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. In mediating family law matters, Mr. Outhwaite’s goal is to assist parties in their time of need, helping parties reach agreements that are truly in their best interests, and the best interests of their children. By working efficiently, and amicably, Mr. Outhwaite helps parties avoid needless litigation in the court system. He is an experienced mediator in all aspects of divorce and family law, including alimony negotiations, asset division and child custody matters.
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.
Wayne Perry, Esq.
Wayne Perry is a divorce and family law attorney and mediator. In his mediation practice, Mr. Perry serves a neutral third party, there to listen to parties and provide a range of legal options and solutions for amicably and expediently resolving their divorce or family law matter. Mr. Perry is committed to helping couples resolve their differences in a respectful and non-adversarial manner, ensuring that both parties are heard and that their needs and interests are taken into account when resolving their matters.
Mr. Perry practices from the firm’s Parsippany office.
Ryan D. Russell, Esq.
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.
Raquel Vallejo, Esq.
Raquel Vallejo is a divorce and family law mediator and NJ family law attorney. Raquel is dedicated to serving the best interests of her clients and deploys her extensive experience to mediating divorce, child custody, asset division and other family law matters.
A family law mediator fluent in English and Spanish, Raquel is located in our Parsippany, Morris County office.
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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