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Joseph V. Maceri

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
401 Hackensack Avenue, Suite 706
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-347-9186
Fax: 201-488-1366
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Family Law, General Litigation
Languages Spoken: English, Italian


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Attorney Profile

Joseph V. Maceri is a family law attorney and a partner at Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC in Hackensack, New Jersey. Mr. Maceri handles divorce and many other types of family law concerns, serving clients in Hackensack and the surrounding communities, as well as throughout Bergen County and northern New Jersey.

Mr. Maceri has over 15 years of matrimonial and family law experience. He is certified as a matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America.” The National Trial Lawyers and NJBIZ included him on their “Top 40 Under 40” lists and The Best Lawyers in America and Lawyers of Distinction have recognized him for his valuable contributions to the legal profession.

Deeply engaged in the family law legal community, Mr. Maceri belongs to the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association family law committees. He serves as a barrister for the Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court, volunteers as a panelist for the Superior Court Early Settlement Programs in Bergen and Passaic counties and is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science from William Paterson University, Mr. Maceri earned his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law. He has also studied at the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford. Before entering private practice, he clerked for a judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey Bergen Family Division. He holds a license to practice law before all New Jersey state courts.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Restraining Order, Small Claims


6 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015

Certificates and Credentials

About Joseph V. Maceri

First Admitted: 2003, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • , Thomson Reuters' Rising Star, 2011-2015
  • The list is generated entirely on peer review., 2018-2019, Best Lawyers, Woodward White's Best Lawyers in America
  • , Thomson Reuters New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 100, 2020
  • , Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers, 2017-2020
  • The list is generated entirely on peer review., Best Lawyers, Woodward White's Best Lawyers in America, 2020
  •, Top 40 under 40, NJBIZ, 2014
  • The list is generated entirely on peer review., Best Lawyers, Woodward White's Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • Perfect 10 out of 10 rating by Avvo as a family law attorney
  • Who's Who Among Italian American Professionals, Who's Who, 2012
  • Family Law 10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Top Ten Matrimonial & Divorce Law New Jersey 45 & under, Ten Leaders
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of family law

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Community Service Award Who's Who Among Italian Americans


  • Giarusso v. Giarusso, 455 N.J. Super. 42. (App.Div.2018)

Educational Background

  • William Paterson University of New Jersey, Bachelors of Arts, Majors: Political Science, 1999
  • Oxford University, Oxford England Summer International Law Institute, Majors: comparative constitutional and international law abroad, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 2002
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • New Jersey Bar Association; NJ Bar Association Family Law Committee
  • Passaic County and Bergen County Superior Courts, volunteers as an expert panelist
  • Bary Croland Family Inn of Court, 2002
  • Barry Croland Family Inn of Court, Barrister

Pro bono/Community Service

  • General Counsel Unico National, Cedar Grove Chapter, 2008
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Continuing Legal Education for Professionals, Lecturer, NBI, 2016
  • Family Law and Ethics Lecture, Lecturer and Author, NJ ICLE, 2019
  • Family Law Lecturer, Lecturer, NBI, 2018
  • Continuing Legal Education for Professionals, Author, NBI, 2016
  • Lecturer, Essex County Bar Association, 2014
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Office Location for Joseph V. Maceri

401 Hackensack Avenue
Suite 706
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-347-9186

Fax: 201-488-1366

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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