Marc R. Brown

Marc R. Brown

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Springfield, NJ

Wolkstein Von Ellen & Brown, LLC
 | 959 South Springfield Avenue, 2nd Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone: 973-376-1114
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

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Attorney Profile

Mr. Brown has been a practicing attorney since 1985. He is well known and has been honored by the Bench and Bar, not only for his staunch advocacy, but for his ability to help clients understand the long-term benefits of working toward an amicable resolution of issues that may exist between them and their spouses or significant others. He is experienced in all phases of litigation and mediation, with an emphasis on family law, commercial and chancery matters. Mr. Brown received his B.A. from Rutgers College, Rutgers University, and his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School. He received a Certification in mediation from the Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University Law School in 1994 and is frequently appointed by the Court as Arbitrator, Mediator and Guardian Ad Litem to mediate family and commercial disputes.  Mr. Brown also maintains an extensive private mediation and arbitration practice. Mr. Brown has served as a panelist with the Matrimonial Early Settlement Program in Union County since 1986.  He was a member of the Supreme Court (District XII) Ethics Committee and served as its Chair for the 2001 term.  Mr. Brown is a member of the Union County Bar Association, of which he is a Past President, and where he has served as Chairman of the Association’s Family Law, Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments and Activities Committees.  In 2008, he was presented with the prestigious Honorable William J. McCloud Award by the Union County Bar Association for his outstanding contribution to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Part in Union County.  In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 he was named a New Jersey “Super Lawyer.”   He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and serves on the Executive Committee of its Family Law Section; American Bar Association; and the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators. Mr. Brown is a Past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Cranford Rotary Club, where he was named a Paul Harris Fellow in 2000 in recognition of his service to his community.   He has served as a member and Chairman of the Cranford Zoning Board of Adjustment; as attorney for the Cranford Planning Board, and as a coach in the Police Athletic and Cranford Recreation leagues.

About Marc Brown

Admitted: 1985, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.wvblaw.com/attorneys/marc_brown.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Honorable William J. McCloud Award for outstanding contribution to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Part in Union County., 2008
  • Paul Harris Fellow, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Trained in Divorce Arbitration by American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers., 2011
  • Certification in Mediation from the Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University Law School, 1994
  • Trained/Certified in Collaborative Law by ICLE.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair of Family Law Section of UCBA, 2012
  • Member of New Jersey Divorce Arbitrators Association, 2010
  • Member of the Association for the Advancement of Collaborative Practice
  • Panelist at the Matrimonial Early Settlement Program (Union County)
  • Member of New Jersey Collaborative Law Group
  • Member of Union County Assignment Judge's Family Law Committee
  • Master Richard J. Hughes American Inns of Court
  • Former Chair - New Jersey Supreme Court District XII (Union County) Ethics Committee
  • Former Chairman of the Union County Bar Association Family Law, Nominating, Activities and Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committees
  • Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section, Executive and Legislative Committees
  • New Jersey State Bar Trustee 2013
  • Member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • Past President Union County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Coach Cranford Recreation League
  • Coach in the Police Athletic League
  • Past President and Current Member of the Board of Directors of the Cranford Rotary Club

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, Volume 33, Number 2, Oct. 2012, p. 21, Co-author with Jamie K. Von Ellen, Esq. "To Scribe or Not to Scribe, That is The Question", 2012
  • UCBA, Speaker, Arbitrating Matrimonial Disputes, 2010
  • UCBA, Lecturer and Moderator on Family Law

Educational Background:

  • AAML Matrimonial Arbitration Training Institute, 2010
Office Location for Marc R. Brown

959 South Springfield Avenue
2nd Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081

 

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Last Updated: 12/2/2016

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