Jennifer has practiced family law exclusively for more than twenty years. She focuses her practice on all aspects of family law including complex Equitable Distribution matters involving executive compensation and business valuations. She also has extensive trial experience in contested custody matters including matters involving special needs children. Jennifer is also certified in collaborative law. In addition to her trial court experience, Jennifer argues in both the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court.
Jennifer's reported decisions include:
- K.A.F v. D.L.M.; D.L.M. v. K.A.F. and F.D. ( Appellate Division, 2014)
- Levine v. Bacon, 152 NJ 436 (1998)
- Hughes v. Hughes, 311 N.J. Super 15 (App. Div. 1998)
- Barr v. Barr, 418 N.J. Super. 518 ( App. Div. 2011)
Before Fox Rothschild
Jennifer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Smithson and the Honorable Wilson Noden of the Mercer County Family Court. In law school, Jennifer was a member of Seton Hall Legislative Journal and Bureau.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Jennifer’s community activities include membership in:
- Jewish Community Campus Development Council
- Project SARAH Task Force
In 2006, Jennifer was appointed to the Mercer County Commission on the Status of Women, which acts as a liaison among community organizations, associations, and groups working to improve the status of women in Mercer County, New Jersey. She has taught Family Law for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Jennifer is also a Senior Associate Editor of New Jersey Family Lawyer.
New Jersey Divorce App
For those simply contemplating separation or already in the midst of divorce proceedings in the Garden State, the useful tools included in Fox’s New Jersey Divorce App can answer questions, offer insight into aspects of the divorce process that may have been overlooked and provide users with resources they may not have known were available.
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New Jersey Family Legal Blog
Jennifer also contributes to the New Jersey Family Legal Blog (http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/ ). This blog provides practical information and useful tips related to such topics as alimony, child support, custody, parenting time, divorce, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence, and grandparent visitation. This blog is an excellent resource for individuals with New Jersey specific family law questions and advisors whose clients may encounter family law issues.
Honors & Awards
- Selected for inclusion in “Women Leaders in the Law” by ALM (2015)