Marcia K. Werner of Aretsky Law Group, P.C., located in Hackensack, NJ, has been named Professional Lawyer of the Year for 2016 by the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. This prestigious award is bestowed annually upon lawyers throughout the state whose “conduct, competence and demeanor set a positive example for others in the legal profession.” It is presented in the memory of the Honorable Peter Ciolino. The award is granted in memory of the distinguished jurist and attorney whose nearly 50-year career left an indelible impression on the legal profession in New Jersey. The award presentation dinner was held on October 20, 2016 at Seasons in Washington Township, New Jersey.
Ms. Werner received the Commission on Professionalism in the Law’s Professional Lawyer of the Year Award during a ceremony on November 3, 2016 at the Imperia in Somerset. N.J. The Commission bestows the Professional Lawyer of the Year award annually to one lawyer from each county bar association across the state, as well from each affinity bar association in the state.
Ms. Werner is widely respected, having served as President of the Bergen County Bar Foundation, as Vice-President of Women Lawyers in Bergen, and as a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association.
During the course of her career, Ms. Werner has earned a reputation for successfully handling divorce and family law litigation in the New Jersey courts, and a record of successfully representing her clients in divorce and family law mediation as well as collaborative divorce, negotiations and skillfully handling complex matrimonial matters. She has substantial expertise in negotiating and drafting marital settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements and child custody/parenting time plans. She also has experience in addressing post judgment change in circumstances motions and relocation of children motions. She also mediates divorce and family law matters.
Aretsky Law Group, P.C. is a New Jersey divorce and family law firm with offices in Hackensack, Oradell, Woodland Park, and meeting locations by appointment only throughout New Jersey. For more information, visit www.aretskylawgroup.com.