PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce that family law expert Bari Z. Weinberger has been named a Top Woman in the Law by New Jersey Family Law Journal. The prestigious designation honors female attorneys in the state who have influenced the law and legal profession in exceptional ways.
Ms. Weinberger, founder of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, is a certified matrimonial attorney with an AV Preeminent (highest) peer rating. She is recognized as a Top Woman in the Law for her leadership and contributions to domestic violence prevention in New Jersey, among other accomplishments.
"This is a meaningful and important honor for me…and it is humbling to have my work recognized in this way," says Ms. Weinberger.
Ms. Weinberger is the author the A Guide for Victims of Domestic Violence in New Jersey, a book outlining key legal rights and resources for victims of abuse, including step-by-step help for obtaining a temporary restraining order. The guide has been distributed to law enforcement training programs and domestic violence agencies throughout the state, and is also available for free download online. Ms. Weinberger keynoted a panel discussion on help for male victims of domestic violence as part of the Union County Prosecutor's Office C.A.R.E.S Divorce Symposium. Earlier this year, Ms. Weinberger presented free seminars for the Union County YWCA on preventing and recovering from financial abuse.
"It will always be my mission to bring awareness to domestic violence and provide practical information for survivors on how to safeguard themselves. We can never stop shining the light," she describes.
In its Top Women in the Law Profile for Bari Weinberger, the New Jersey Law Journal also highlighted Ms. Weinberger's firm-wide mentorship program that supports family law attorneys pursuing the rigorous process of matrimonial certification.
According to Ms. Weinberger, "It's been an incredible experience guiding and supporting attorneys through the process of achieving certification. It's our firm's way of giving back to the family law community by helping to raise a new generation of rigorously trained matrimonial law attorneys."
Among her other accolades, Ms. Weinberger has been named to the SuperLawyers and SuperLawyers Rising Stars for New Jersey for the past decade. She has been awarded several 'Client Satisfaction' awards, and earned recognition as a Top Women Entrepreneur. Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, the firm she found in 2008, has grown to six offices and been named a NJ Best Places to work for three years in a row.
Ms. Weinberger has also co-authored multiple editions of New Jersey Family Law, the standard treatise on family law referenced by attorneys and judges throughout the state. She is also a contributing author to Strategies for Military Law, and the author of numerous help guides for people going through family law matters. Bari has contributed to Huffington Post, Forbes, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, Asbury Park Press and other statewide and national publications.
With offices located in Parsippany, Bedminster, Cranford, Freehold, Hackensack, and Mount Laurel, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group offers free initial legal consultations for divorce, child custody, domestic violence, and other family law matters.
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