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Mary Ann Bauer

Mary Ann graduated from Rutgers University with honors and Seton Hall  University School of Law Cum Laude. She was admitted to practice in New  Jersey in 1988 and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District  Court for the District of New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and  the U.S. Supreme Court. She served as a law clerk for a Superior Court  Judge from 1988 to 1989, during one-half of which time he was assigned  to the Family Part. She is a certified matrimonial attorney and was  elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in  2009. 

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Mary Ann is a former President of the Somerset County Bar Association  and a member of the New Jersey Bar Association Family Law Section. She  has served on the Somerset County Family Law Committee and served as  co-Chair of the Hunterdon County Family Practice Committee. She also served on the Hunterdon County Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee  and Collaborative Law Committee. She is a member of the New Jersey  Collaborative Law Group and International Association of Collaborative  Professionals. She is the former Chair of the District XIII Fee Arbitration Committee and serves on the Somerset and Hunterdon County Early Settlement Panels. She was a barrister in the Family Law Inns of  Court for Central New Jersey. She was also an Associate Professor at  Raritan Valley Community College where she taught family law. Lastly, she has spoken at numerous seminars focused on family law topics.

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Family Law

Mary Ann’s expertise is family law, particularly in the areas of  divorce, custody, and domestic violence. She is a trained collaborative  law attorney as well as a mediator and arbitrator. She has a vast array  of experience in all family law matters and all methods of resolution.