Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Supreme Court of the United States 2007

Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 2006

State of New Jersey 2003

District Court of New Jersey 2003


Juris Doctor, Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, 2003


Master of Arts in Modern European History, Florida State University, 2000

Thesis: “Jews in the Armia Krajowa


Bachelor of Arts in History, Florida State University, 1997

Minor Field: Music

Honors & Awards

Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2011

National Board of Trial Advocacy Board Certified Family Law Trial Advocate, 2016

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, 2010; Recertified 2015

Young Lawyer of the Year, NJSBA, 2009

Super Lawyer 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Rising Star Super Lawyer 2008-2013

Award of Merit, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, October 2007 & April 2008

Professional Associations

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

American Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Middlesex County Bar Association

Phi Alpha Theta (Delta Chapter) – Historical Honor Society

Representative Cases

P.M. v. N.P., 441 N.J.Super.127 (App.Div.2015)

F.H.U. v. A.C.U., 48 A.3d 1130 (N.J.App.Div.), cert. denied. at 212 N.J. 198 (2012)

MacKinnon v. MacKinnon, 128 S.Ct. 7 (2007)

Speaking Engagements

E-Evidence and Ethics, for Middlesex County Bar Association, Fall 2017

NBI Institute, Family Law in the Digital Age, December 2017

AAML-NJ/ICLE, Certification Preparation Course, October 2017

NBI Institute, Family Law in the Digital Age, June 2017

NBI Institute, Family Law Start to Finish, December 2016

NBI Advanced Family Law Institute, June 2016

Post DOMA Update, at the AAML Annual Meeting 5 November 2014

Hudson County Inns of Court, Invited Speaker on Hague Convention Cases

NBI Institute, Hague Convention Cases, 1 February 2013

South Jersey Inns of Court, 19 February 2013, Invited Speaker on Hague Convention Cases

Hot Tips in Family Law, Speaker, Hague Cases, Edison, 12 November 2012

Evidence for Family Lawyers, Moderator and Speaker, Fairfield, 27 October 2012

Incivility and Gender Bias, Speaker, at NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, 19 May 2011

Family Law 101, presented by NJSBA, New Brunswick, 16 February 2011

Removal in Family Law Cases, Moderator and Speaker, Edison, 11 February 2011

Hot Tips in Family Law, Speaker, “Abbott v. Abbott”, New Brunswick, 2 October 2010

The Other Family Part, Moderator and Speaker, New Brunswick, 4 December 2010

How to Achieve Work Life Balance, Speaker, Scottsdale, AZ, 6 November 2010

The Other Family Part, Moderator and Speaker, at NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, 20 May 2010

Successfully Handling Interstate and International Custody Disputes, Moderator & Speaker on

Interstate and International Service of Process, West Orange, 10 April 2010 &

Mt. Laurel, 27 April 2010

Hot Tips in Family Law, Speaker, “Custody and Parenting Time Burdens” 3 October 2009

Hot Tips in Family Law, Speaker, “Interlocutory Appeals” 20 September 2008

Divorce in the Digital Era, (A primer on cost effective, efficient hardware and software applications

attorneys can take advantage of to increase a firm’s bottom line while impressing clients), 16

January 2008

Hot Tips in Family Law, Speaker, “Equitable Remedies” 29 September 2007

NJSBA-YLD Summer Associates Program,

Moderator, 30 June 2009

Moderator, 15 July 2008

Moderator, 17 July 2007

Forum with Chief Justice Zazzali, Speaker, 24 May 2007


Various articles for law firm website and blog, www.coresandassociates.com

“College Contribution: Theory, Law, and Practice” with Hon. Charles M. Rand, P.J.F.P., in New Jersey

            Family Lawyer, Vol. 31. N.1, July 2010

“Interlocutory Appeals: Unlocking the Secrets” in New Jersey Law Journal, June 28, 2010

“International Law” Special Editor, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, February 2010 No. 262

“The UCCJEA: Where are we on the eve of the 5th anniversary?” in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine,

August 2009 No.259

“Alimony: Law, Policy, Practice and Presentation” with John E. Finnerty, Jr., Esq., in New Jersey

            Family Lawyer, Vol. 29. N.6, August 2009

“Where is Pima County, New Jersey? (Who Knew We Had Parenting Guidelines in New Jersey?)” in

New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 29 N. 3, January 2009

“Fraud in Family Court: An Analysis of Equitable Relief” in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, October

2008 N. 254

“Child Abduction and Other Aspects of International Family Law” in New Jersey Family Lawyer,

Vol. 28, N. 3, October 2007


As Editor-In-Chief of Dictum the following editorials were published:

“Some Things I Am Still Learning About: Censorship, Tactfulness and Maturation” in Dictum,

Vol.2 No. 4, May 2009

“Shouldn’t August 31 be New Year’s Eve? Resolve to Inhale Life in the New Year” in Dictum,

Vol.2 No. 3, December 2008

“Retractions, Mistakes, & Failures – Oh My!” in Dictum, Vol. 2, N. 2, October 2008

“Difficult Adversaries” in Dictum, Vol. 2, N. 1, July 2008

“One is the Loneliest Number” in Dictum, Vol. 1, N. 4, May 2008

“Dealing with Loss” in Dictum, Vol. 1, N. 3, February 2008

“I Don’t Play a Superhero on TV, I am One in Real Life!” in Dictum, Vol. 1, N. 2, November 2007

“Finding Your Way” in Dictum, Vol. 1, N. 1, August 2007

Service Activities

Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, Board of Directors, 2017-2018

CFC Loud N Clear Foundation, Board of Directors, 2017-2018

AAML National

Amicus Committee, 2011-present

Summer Institute, 2012 to 2014

Diversity Committee, 2012-2015; Chair, 2013-2014

Legislation Committee, 2013-present

National Test Committee, 2013-2014

LGBT Committee, 2013-present


Board of Managers, 2016 to present

Board of Examiners, 2016 to present

Scholarships, 2016 to present

Amicus Committee, 2011-2015

NJ Chapter Membership Committee, 2013-2015

NJBSA, Women in the Profession Section, Newsletter Editor, 2010 to 2011

NJSBA, Appellate Practice Committee, 2009 to present

NJSBA, Children’s Rights Committee, 2010 to 2011 (approved as Section 2011)

NJSBA, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine Editorial Board, 2008 to 2010

NJSBA, Certified Attorneys Section, Board Member, 2012 to present

NJSBA, Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC), Member 2009 to 2012

CLE Coordinator/ICLE Liaison, 2010-2011

Children’s Rights sub-committee, 2010-2012

Website and Technology sub-committee, Chair, 2009-2010

Alimony Guidelines sub-committee, Member, 2009-2010

Custody Mediation Committee, 2009 to 2010

Rule 1:38 Committee, Member, 2009

Email Committee, 2008-2009

(to investigate the use of email correspondence between the court and counsel)

E-Newsletter sub-committee, Chair, 2008-2010

Annual Retreat sub-committee, Member, 2008-2010

E-Newsletter sub-committee, Member, 2007-2008

Young Lawyers Sub-Committee, Member, 2005-2007

New Jersey Family Lawyer, Editorial Board (sub-committee of FLEC)

Associate Managing Editor, 2007-2011

Junior Editor, 2007

Associate Editor, 2005-2007

NJSBA-Young Lawyers Division, Executive Committee, 2006-2009

Editor in Chief Dictum, 2006-2009

Summer Associates Program, Chair/Moderator, 2007, 2008, 2009

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, International Child Abduction Attorney Network

(ICAAN) member, 2005 to 2008 [Program terminated.]

Central Authority U.S. Department of State, attorney network to accept international child abduction

matters, 2008 to present

New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, Pro-Bono Pilot Program, 2007 – present

Early Settlement Panelist, Monmouth County, 2009 – present

Monmouth County Bar Association

Young Lawyers Committee, 2006 to 2010

Family Law Committee, 2008 to present

Rutgers School of Law Alumni Association, Board Member, 2003 to 2008