Attorneys

Lorraine A. Abraham 
Hackensack, New Jersey
Partner
Adjunct Professor, Rutgers Univeristy School of Law - Newark
phone (201) 488-2600
fax (201) 488-5059
email Email Me

Areas of Practice:
Estate Administration
Trusts
Estate Litigation
Incapacitations
Guardianships
Chancery Practice
Family Law
Business Organizations
Mediation/Arbitration
Litigation & Appeals
Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1974
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1997
Education:
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, 1974
Doctor of Jurisprudence


City University of New York, New York, New York, 1967
Master of Arts


Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
Certificate d'Etudes


University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Ford Foundations Scholar


Representative Cases:
In the Matter of Baby M., 217 N.J. Super. 313 (Ch .Div. 1987), rev'd 109 N.J. 396 (  1988)
In the Matter of the Probate of the Will of Samuel Lee, deceased, 389 N.J. Super. 22 (App. Div. 2006)
Honors and Awards:
Soroptimist International of Bergen County, Women Helping Women Award Recipient, 1975


New Jersey Super Lawyer, Estate Planning and Probate (2006, 2007, 2008)


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Bergen County Judicial Appointments Committee, 2008 - Present


Supreme Court of New Jersey, Ethics Committee for Bergen County, 1979 - 1981
Member and Secretary


Supreme Court of New Jersey, Task Force on Municipal Courts, 1983 - 1985
Member


Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1986 - 1998
Member, Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct


Bergen County Bar Association, 1975 - Present
Member


Bergen County Bar Association, 1976 - 1985
Member, Board of Trustees


Women Lawyers in Bergen County, 1975 - Present
Founding Member


New Jersey State Bar Association, 1975 - Present
Member


New Jersey State Bar Association, Section on Women's Rights, Probate, Real Estate
Member


New Jersey State Bar Association, 1978 - 1985
Member, Membership Committee


New Jersey State Bar Association, 1984 - 1985
Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee, Chairperson


New Jersey State Bar Association, 2003 - 2004
Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee, Chairperson


New Jersey State Bar Association, 1998 - 2004
Member, Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee


Willard C. Heckel Inns of Court, 1997 - 1998
Master


Marie L. Garibaldi Inns of Court (ADR), 2001 - Present


Past Employment Positions:
Abraham & Stark, Partner, 1975 - 1985


Municipal Court of Teaneck, New Jersey, Judge, 1981 - 1985


Winick & Rich, Partner, 1989 - 1991


Hon. George B. Gelman, Chancery Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Secretary, 1974 - 1975


Massachusetts Public Defender, Intern, 1973


U.S.I.A., "The Science Report", Assistant Producer, 1966 - 1970


Columbia Broadcasting System, WCBS-TV, Manager of Reference Services, 1965 - 1966


American Broadcasting Company, Head Researcher, Coordinator of "ABC Reports", 1963 - 1965


Languages:
French

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