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Gary Newman founded the firm of Newman McDonough Schofel & Giger, P.C., in 1978. He devotes his practice to arbitrating, litigating and mediating matters related to family law, including divorce, custody, parenting time, and child and spousal support issues. From the firm's office in Roseland, New Jersey, Mr. Newman provides representation for clients throughout the central and northern regions of the state.
Mr. Newman has more than four decades of legal experience. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1969 from Syracuse University and then went on to attend American University Washington College of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1972. Mr. Newman is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Florida as well as in New Jersey.
After beginning his legal career as a law clerk for a Superior Court judge, Mr. Newman became an assistant prosecutor with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. He entered private practice in 1976 with a firm located in Livingston, New Jersey. During his career, Mr. Newman is estimated to have tried to completion more than 100 cases before the Superior Court of New Jersey. He has also been the counsel of record in cases tried before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Newman is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a former member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. The Essex County Bar Association honored Mr. Newman with the Family Law Achievement Award in 2011, and he has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
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Last Updated: 10/12/2015