Lynne Strober, Member

Lynne Strober


3 Becker Farm Road
Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600 x102
Direct Dial: 973-243-7903
Fax: 973-325-7467

Lynne Strober is Chair of the Matrimonial and Family Law practice group and handles all aspects of divorce including complex equitable distribution issues, alimony and child support, child custody, parenting time, drafting Matrimonial Settlement Agreements and Pre-Nuptial agreements, as well as addressing post judgment issues and adoptions. Lynne’s focus is on the resolution of problems via negotiation and the representation of clients in the mediation process. As described more fully in “Experience,” Lynne who is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, has served in numerous leadership positions, including overseeing the certification of matrimonial attorneys in the state, as Chair of the  New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section, and is the Past President of the Barry Croland American Inn of Court.

Lynne has published numerous articles in New Jersey Family Lawyer, and serves on the Board of Editors of The Matrimonial Strategist, a nationwide publication. She has lectured extensively to lawyers and judges for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, N.J. Chapter. She has appeared on numerous television programs discussing family law issues including ABC, MSNBC, WORTV.  Lynne has also served as The Home Shopping Network’s legal consultant and has appeared on other various cable shows. She has been featured on various radio and web programs, and has also been featured in interviews in various newspapers and publications.

Lynne has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession” having been selected because of her significant contributions to the development of family law in New Jersey. In 1993, she received the Essex County Bar Association Family Law Attorney Achievement Award. Lynne has been named a Super Lawyer* by NJ Monthly Magazine every year since the designation was first awarded in 2005. She has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell which is its’ highest designation.

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From 1998 through 2010, Lynne served as Chair of the Supreme Court Matrimonial Certification Committee, and on the Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification that oversees the statewide attorney certification process. She was appointed to this position by the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Lynne was appointed and served for several years on the Supreme Court Family Division Practice Committee and the Supreme Court Civil Motions Practice Committee. She was appointed by the Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Domestic Violence Working Group (1992-1994 and 2002-2004 terms).

Lynne was just appointed President of the 2015-2017 Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court. The Inn is an Association of legal professionals organized to enhance and improve the professional and ethical quality of the Family Law Practice in the community. The Inn provides programming designed to increase advocacy skills, collegiality and professionalism among its members.

She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New Jersey Chapter, and was the former Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (1992-1993), and the Essex County Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee (1988-1991).  She was a member of the NJSBA Family Law Section Executive Committee for more than two decades and has served as a member of the Essex County Family Law Section Executive Committee for more than 30 years.

A list of Lynne’s published works includes the following:

  • “Divorce and Intellectual Property,” New Jersey Business, April 2017
  • “The Athlete in Family Matters”, The Matrimonial Strategist, January 2017
  • “Settling Matrimonial Cases”, The Matrimonial Strategist, September 2014
  • “Divorce Pitfalls and the Affordable Healthcare Act (Obamacare)”, The Matrimonial Strategist, April 2014
  • “Custody and Religion”, The Matrimonial Strategist, September 2013
  • “Cut off dates for the Valuation of Active Assets”, The Matrimonial Strategist, April 2013
  • “Custody Determinations: Childhood Obesity and the Law”, The Matrimonial Strategist, November 2012
  • “Representing a Celebrity Client”, The Matrimonial Strategist, May 2012
  • “The Impact on the Divorce if One Party Gambles”, The Matrimonial Strategist, June 2011
  • “Video and Audio Recording in Domestic Cases”, The Matrimonial Strategist, October 2010
  • “Resolving Matrimonial Cases in a Wacky, Negative Economy”, The Matrimonial Strategist, February, 2009
  • “Enforcing Foreign Pre-Marital Contracts”, The Matrimonial Strategist, October 2009
  • “Practical Tips For Negotiation Settlement In Matrimonial Cases”, The Matrimonial Strategist, March 2008
  • “The Mediation Process in New Jersey”, The Matrimonial Strategist, October 2007
  • “Closing Child Custody Cases in New Jersey”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, May 2008
  • “The Utilization of Trusts to Meet Equitable Distribution and Support Obligations”, The Matrimonial Strategist, April 2004
  • “Interstate Custody Determination”, The Matrimonial Strategist, August 2003
  • “Potential for Attorney Liability Under the Federal Wiretap Law”, The Matrimonial Strategist, September 1998
  • “Reimbursement of Living Expenses; Adoption’s Misunderstood Rule”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, March 1998
  • “Problems That May Arise Upon Division of Retirement Benefits”, The Matrimonial Strategist, September 1997
  • “Guidelines for Drafting Fair But Effective Premarital Agreements”, The Matrimonial Strategist, January 1996
  • “Disclosure of Court-Appointed Expert Evaluations and Probation Reports to Litigants in Custody Cases”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, April 1986
  • “Use of Experts in Matrimonial Cases”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, February 1984

Essex County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NJ Chapter
Barry Croland American Inn of Court


State of New Jersey, 1978


University of New Hampshire School of Law, 1977

Syracuse University, B.A., 1974