Our Attorneys - Richard H. Weiner

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Mr. Weiner was born in New York on April 17, 1958.  He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar Association in 1983, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Supreme Court.

Education:

Mr. Weiner received his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland (B.A.) in 1980 and his law degree at Hofstra University (J.D.) in 1983.  He performed his judicial clerkship for the Honorable Edward J. Van Tassel, Superior Court, Bergen County, from 1983 to 1984.

Achievements:

Richard H. Weiner, Managing Partner of the firm, has been practicing law for over 28 years, with a focus on matrimonial and family law handling complex divorce matters involving professionals and business owners and their spouses.  Mr. Weiner has handled all phases of trial, mediations and negotiation in areas including alimony and child support matters, marriage dissolution, equitable distribution, property division, spousal support, and child custody and parenting time issues.  Recognized throughout the state for his no-nonsense, yet practical approach and his unparalleled work ethic, Mr. Weiner is regarded as one of the top family law practitioners in New Jersey.  He appears regularly in courts throughout the state and is committed to providing zealous representation on behalf of his clients.  Not only has Mr. Weiner been repeatedly selected by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of Family Law but he has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law.  He is often called upon to lecture and provide commentary on family law issues to various publications in the State of New Jersey, including The Bergen Record, Newark  Star Ledger and the New Jersey Law Journal.   Mr. Weiner is rated as “AV Preeminent” by his peers, which is the highest distinction awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.  He has been appointed on numerous occasions to serve as guardian ad litem in extremely high conflict matters relating to children.  He is also frequently appointed as a mediator and/or arbitrator by various Superior Court Judges and other prominent matrimonial attorneys.

Appointments:

Appointed the sole Bergen County appointee to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee,            2008 -Present

Appointed to the Bergen County Bar Association Committee on Character

The Supreme Court of New Jersey also appointed him, to serve as Chairman Chairman on the District Ethics Committee

Appointed to the Bergen County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Committee

Past President of the 2500 Member Bergen County Bar Association, 2005
Chairman of Bench-Bar Liaison Committee
1994 – Current

Bench Bar Annual Conference Prior chairman of Bergen County Bar Sponsored Conference and accepted responsibility to re-institute annual conference and to coordinate all scheduling of appropriate educational seminars for our Bar Association

Committee On Professionalism In The Law Appointed by the President of the Association to serve as a representative on a newly formed committee to institute procedures and policy for a peer counseling program for Bergen County Attorneys.

Judicial Selections Committee
Member – 1994 through Present

Trustee Liaison To Civil Practice Committee
1997 to Present

Contract Mediation Program Accepted responsibility on behalf of the Bergen County Board of Trustees and the Court to make suggestions with respect to the revamping of the Contract Mediation Program
in Bergen County.

Created policy for program and created new forms and agenda
to be used by the Bench and Bar in connection with the Program,
1990-1995.

New Jersey State Bar Association
Active Member, 1983 through Present

BERGEN COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION

Past Member of Building Fund Committee and accepted
responsibility along with approximately five other
individuals to raise funds to enable the Bar  Foundation
to purchase a building which currently houses the Bergen
County Bar Association.

Email:

rweiner@aronsohnweiner.com