Melissa Cipriano

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in West Caldwell, NJ

Cipriano Law Offices, P.C.
 | 175 Fairfield Avenue, Suite 4 C/D
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone: 973-403-8600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Melissa Cipriano is the principal attorney at Cipriano Law Offices, P.C. Ms. Cipriano offers dedicated representation in family law cases involving marriage dissolution, divorce and related issues such as child support and custody, prenuptial agreements and domestic violence.

Although based in New Jersey at Cipriano Law Offices, P.C., Ms. Cipriano is an approved family law attorney and mediator representing clients in New Jersey, New York and Florida. Following graduation from Wells College in 1991, she earned a master's of business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1996 and a juris doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in 1999.

Ms. Cipriano is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the Florida State Bar Association. She is also a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice and is authorized to represent cases before the United States Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, the United States Supreme Court and district courts in New York, New Jersey and Florida.

Ms. Cipriano is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association, the Family Law Executive Committee of Essex County and the Hunterdon/Somerset County Inns of Court. Her honors and awards include recognition by Cambridge's Who's Who in 2008 and the Stivale D’Italia Award of Excellence, which noted her "honesty, integrity and dedication to fair and ethical business practices." She was named among the top attorneys in New Jersey in 2011.

Ms. Cipriano serves as a volunteer on the Morris County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel. As an approved family law mediator as well as an experienced matrimonial litigator, Ms. Cipriano brings her experience and dedication to every case.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2007 - 2009

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About Melissa Cipriano

Admitted: 1999, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.ciprianolaw.com/Our-Team/Melissa-Cipriano.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • New Jersey Rising Stars, 2007-2009
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2011
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2013-2016
  • "Outstanding Reputation as a Woman Whose Word is Her Bond"
  • "Stivale D’Italia Award of Excellence"
  • "Best of New Jersey Among our Most Distinguished Americans of Italian Descent"
  • "The Top Attorneys in New Jersey", 2011
  • Cambridge's Who's Who, 2008
  • Rising Star in Family Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Qualified Family Law Mediator, 2005
  • Family law mediator since 2005. Admitted to practice law in New York since 2002 and Florida since 1999. Master's in Business Administration in 1996. 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Family Law Executive Committee of Essex County
  • Committee Member, New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association
  • Member, Hunterdon/Somerset County Inns of Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • Florida
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteers, Morris County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel

Educational Background:

  • Nova Southeastern University Law School, 1999
  • Wells College, B.A., 1994
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.B.A., 1996
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Office Location for Melissa Cipriano

175 Fairfield Avenue
Suite 4 C/D
West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Phone: 973-403-8600

 

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Last Updated: 10/21/2016

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