Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich

Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich

  • Divorce, Family Law
  • New Jersey, New Jersey
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Summary

Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich chairs the firm’s family law department. She and her husband/law partner Walt Lesnevich (personal injury and medical malpractice law) founded Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC. Madeline has focused her practice on complex matrimonial law representing high net worth individuals, business owners, professional athletes, CEO’s and the spouses of those individuals. She is also known for her expertise in high-conflict and relocation custody matters.

Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich is currently Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, having served as the national organization’s President during her 2017 – 2018 term. The Academy’s stated mission is to, ‘promote professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.’ Additionally, Madeline is a former President of the New Jersey Chapter of the AAML, as well as a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. She was elected a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers whose membership is limited to only 100 family law trial lawyers throughout the country. Madeline is the first, and only, female Diplomate in New Jersey.

Madeline is the 2015 Recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section’s Saul R. Tischler Award, for her lifetime contribution to family law. Madeline is also the 2016 recipient of the AAML New Jersey Chapter Fellow of the Year Award. She enjoys a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent, indicating that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Recognized as a Super Lawyer since the inception of the designation, Madeline recently became a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Madeline is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a specialist in Matrimonial Law.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey
Education
City University of New York - Graduate School & University Center
M.A.
Columbia University
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
J.D.
Awards
Fellow of the Year Award
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New Jersey Chapter
Saul R. Tischler Award
New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Immediate Past President
Current
International Academy of Family Lawyers
Fellow
Current
American College of Family Trial Lawyers
Diplomate
Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New Jersey Chapter
Past President
Current
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
New Jersey State Bar # 015801989
Former Chair
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Building Your Family Through Adoption or Assisted Reproduction
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Divorcing and the Special Needs Child, Challenges in Developing Parenting Plans and Negotiating Financial Issues
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Navigating the Divorce Process when you have a Child with Special Needs
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act and Its Impact on Family Law: A Guide for Financial Planners
Speaking Engagements
Divorcing and the Special Needs Child, Challenges in Developing Parenting Plans and Negotiating Financial Issues
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Divorce and the Special Needs Child, Webinar
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Certifications
Matrimonial Law Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O'Cathain & O'Cathain, LLC
21 Main Street, West Wing
Court Plaza South, Suite 250
Hackensack, NJ 07601
USA
Telephone: (201) 488-1161
Fax: (201) 488-1162