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Barbara S. Worth

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Practice areas

  • Matrimonial
  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Mediation
  • Child support
  • Domestic violence
  • Premarital agreements
  • Trial and appellate practice

Admitted

  • New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1988
  • District of Columbia, 1990

Education

  • New Jersey ICLE Mediation: Family Law Cases, Certificate, 2001
  • Coast to Coast Mediation, Certificate, 1999
  • Rutgers University Law School, J.D., 1988
  • New York University, Ph.D., 1977
  • Phi Delta Kappa Educational Honors Society
  • New York University, M.A., 1972
  • University of Rochester, B.S., with distinction, 1970

Associations and memberships

  • Morris County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section, 1988-present)
  • Essex County Bar Association (Member: Family Law Section, 1988-present)
  • Union County Bar Association (Member: Family Law Section, 1990-present; Lawyers Referral Service Committee, 1995-2000; Nominating Committee, 2007; Activities Committee, 2007; Family Law Committee, 2007-present)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section, 1988-present)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section, 1988-present) Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (1990-present)
  • Women Lawyers in Union County (Member, 1990-; Executive Committee, 1992-; President, 2000-2002)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey/New Jersey Association of Justice (1999-2010)
  • New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court (1993-present)
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (New Jersey Chapter Executive Committee, 1999-; Treasurer, 2004-2007; Secretary 2007-2010; President-elect 2010-2011; President 2011-2013; Past-President/Advisor 2013-2015)
  • District XII Fee Arbitration Committee (Member, Panel 6, 2002-2006; Chair, District XII, 2005-2006)
  • New Jersey Collaborative Divorce Alliance (Member, 2008-; President, 2009-2011)
  • New Jersey Council of Collaborative Practice Groups (Member, Legislative Committee, 2009-)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (Member, 2008-present)
  • New Jersey Collaborative Law Group (2014- present).

Biography

  • Author: “Upholding Prenuptial Agreements on Religious Upbringing,” New Jersey Family Lawyer, December, 1989
  • “What Every Young Lawyer Should Know about Family Law,” Essex County Bar Association, 1993
  • “Practical and Ethical Considerations,” Family Law Practice in New Jersey, Law Practice Handbooks, Inc., 1996
  • Research Assistant, New Jersey Civil Practice Handbook by Robert A. Carter, J.D., 1986-1988
  • Lecturer: Judicial Clerkships Seminar, Rutgers Law School, 1992-1993
  • “The Attorney: Point of Entry into Custody Issues,” NJCA and the MATES Foundation, 1996
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. John J. Harper, Chancery Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1988-1989
  • Elected to Phi Delta Epsilon, National Education Honors Society, New York University, 1979
  • Member, Board of Governors, South Mountain Civic Association, Millburn, New Jersey, 1982-1989
  • Elected Member, Essex County Committee, 1985-1988; 1994-2000
  • Panelist, Early Settlement Panels of Morris (1990-2000), Essex (1990-1995), Union (1995-present) Counties
  • Acting Prosecutor/Alternate, Millburn Municipal Court, 1991-1995; 2001-2006
  • Investigator, Member, District XII Ethics Committee, 1994-1999
  • Presenter, Institute of Continuing Legal Education and New Jersey Chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts