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Lynne Strober, Member

Lynne  Strober

Lynne Strober

Member

lstrober@lawfirm.ms

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 the co-chair of the firm’s matrimonial and family law practice group, where she compassionately advises clients on matrimonial settlement agreements, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, child custody and parenting time, prenuptial agreements, post-judgment issues and adoptions.

Lynne, who has been at the forefront of New Jersey’s family law practice for more than 40 years, has been hailed as a “Family Law Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal. She is also a recipient of the Essex County Bar Association’s achievement award, for her commitment to promoting integrity, professionalism, advocacy and the fair administration of justice in family law.

Lynne is a member of the board of managers of the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is also a board member and the former president of the Barry I. Croland Family Law American Inn of Court, which is dedicated to promoting the highest levels of professionalism. In addition, Lynne is a member of the executive committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Section, and a former president of the Section. In those roles, she has been instrumental in implementing New Jersey’s domestic violence laws, and in developing court rules that positively impacted the judiciary.

Earlier in her career, Lynne was appointed by the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve as chair of the Supreme Court’s Matrimonial Certification Committee and as a member of the Supreme Court’s Board on Attorney Certification, where she oversaw the certification of New Jersey’s attorneys.

Among her numerous accolades, Lynne has been named to the most recent editions of Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, in addition to receiving an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, their highest level of peer-reviewed excellence.

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found at:

https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology
https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html
https://www.martindale.com/products_and_services/peer_review/methodology.aspx
https://images.law.com/media/nationallawjournal/supplements/NLJTB_FAMILY_2019/mobile/index.html

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 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.

Lynne was recently interviewed on WCTC AM radio to discuss legal considerations for couples considering divorce. Click here to listen.

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

  • "Expert Opinions: Hired Guns vs. Objective Experts," Family Lawyer Magazine, June 2019
  • "Helping Clients with Mental Health Issues Cope with Divorce," Family Lawyer Magazine, October 2018
  • "The Marital Lifestyle, Post-Complaint Earnings and Their Effect on Alimony," New Jersey Law Journal, September 2018
  • "Attorneys Have New Tools to Navigate Divorce," New Jersey Business, August 2018 (quoted in)
  • "Social Media and Family Law Cases," Family Lawyer Magazine, Spring 2018
  • "Done with taxes? Nope. Here's what you need to know now for your 2018 tax return," NJ.com, May 2018 (quoted in)
  • “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
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee

Overview

Lynne Strober is the co-chair of the firm’s matrimonial and family law practice group, where she compassionately advises clients on matrimonial settlement agreements, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, child custody and parenting time, prenuptial agreements, post-judgment issues and adoptions.

Lynne, who has been at the forefront of New Jersey’s family law practice for more than 40 years, has been hailed as a “Family Law Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal. She is also a recipient of the Essex County Bar Association’s achievement award, for her commitment to promoting integrity, professionalism, advocacy and the fair administration of justice in family law.

Lynne is a member of the board of managers of the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is also a board member and the former president of the Barry I. Croland Family Law American Inn of Court, which is dedicated to promoting the highest levels of professionalism. In addition, Lynne is a member of the executive committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Section, and a former president of the Section. In those roles, she has been instrumental in implementing New Jersey’s domestic violence laws, and in developing court rules that positively impacted the judiciary.

Earlier in her career, Lynne was appointed by the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve as chair of the Supreme Court’s Matrimonial Certification Committee and as a member of the Supreme Court’s Board on Attorney Certification, where she oversaw the certification of New Jersey’s attorneys.

Among her numerous accolades, Lynne has been named to the most recent editions of Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, in addition to receiving an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, their highest level of peer-reviewed excellence.

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found at:

https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology
https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html
https://www.martindale.com/products_and_services/peer_review/methodology.aspx
https://images.law.com/media/nationallawjournal/supplements/NLJTB_FAMILY_2019/mobile/index.html

Experience

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 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.

Lynne was recently interviewed on WCTC AM radio to discuss legal considerations for couples considering divorce. Click here to listen.

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

  • "Expert Opinions: Hired Guns vs. Objective Experts," Family Lawyer Magazine, June 2019
  • "Helping Clients with Mental Health Issues Cope with Divorce," Family Lawyer Magazine, October 2018
  • "The Marital Lifestyle, Post-Complaint Earnings and Their Effect on Alimony," New Jersey Law Journal, September 2018
  • "Attorneys Have New Tools to Navigate Divorce," New Jersey Business, August 2018 (quoted in)
  • "Social Media and Family Law Cases," Family Lawyer Magazine, Spring 2018
  • "Done with taxes? Nope. Here's what you need to know now for your 2018 tax return," NJ.com, May 2018 (quoted in)
  • “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
Professional Affiliations

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

New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee

Admissions

State of New Jersey, 1978

Education

University of New Hampshire School of Law, 1977

Syracuse University, B.A., 1974

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