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.
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.
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.