Hanan Isaacs

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Kingston, NJ

Law and Mediation Offices of Hanan M. Isaacs, P.C.
 | 4499 Route 27, Kingston, NJ 08528
Phone: 609-683-7400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Hanan M. Isaacs is a mediator, arbitrator, and trial lawyer with offices in Kingston, New Jersey. An experienced commercial and personal injury arbitrator, formerly for the American Arbitration Association's New Jersey Regional Office, Mr. Isaacs is also an Accredited Professional Mediator (APM) in general civil and divorce matters by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM). He served as NJAPM's President for the 1999 to 2001 term. His law practice emphasizes employment litigation, business litigation, personal injury law, family law, and alternative dispute resolution in those fields. 

Mr. Isaacs is a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Family Law Specialist, a designation conferred upon a small fraction of the New Jersey licensed bar.

Mr. Isaacs is a Past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, serving from 1996 to 1998. He received that Section's James B. Boskey ADR Practitioner of the Year Award in 1999. He served from 1995 until 2005 as an approved mediator under the Supreme Court's statewide mediation program (General Civil, Chancery) and pilot programs on presumptive civil and economic divorce mediation, and as a member of the Supreme Court's Complementary Dispute Resolution Committee from 1996 until 2000. 

Mr. Isaacs taught at Rider University's Law and Justice Program in the fall of 2002 and at Seton Hall University Law School in 1998. He has been a guest lecturer at the New Jersey Judicial College. He served as a Civil and Divorce Mediation Training Programs trainer for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and NJAPM from 2005 to 2014.

Mr. Isaacs received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, with Honors, in 1979; an M.A. in American Legal History from Rutgers University, also in 1979; and a B.A. from Rutgers College, with Honors, in 1975. 

A professional mediator and arbitrator for over 30 years, Mr. Isaacs has trained hundreds of CPA's, human resources professionals, lawyers, and other business community members in the art and craft of negotiation, mediation, arbitration and conflict resolution.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%)

Employment Litigation (40%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)


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About Hanan Isaacs

Admitted: 1980, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: www.hananisaacs.com


  • Order of the Golden Fleece, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1979
  • With Honors, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1979
  • Golden Fleece Award (for student excellence), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979
  • General Practitioner of the Year Award, NJ State Bar Association, 1994
  • "ADR Practitioner of the Year Award", 1999
  • Legislative Advocacy Award, NJ State Bar Association, 2005
  • Legend of Alternative Dispute Resolution, NJ State Bar Association, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • NJ Supreme Court Certified Family/Divorce Law Specialist, 2010
  • Accredited Professional Mediator, Family/Divorce and Commercial/Business, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • NJ Supreme Court Complementary Dispute Resolution Committee, 1996 - 2000
  • Past Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, 1996 - 1998
  • President, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, 1999 - 2001
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Employment Lawyers Association, New Jersey Chapter
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New Jersey Chapter
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, New Jersey Chapter
  • Family/Divorce and General Civil Disputes, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Accredited Professional Mediator
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • Family Law Section, Mercer County Bar Association
  • Family Law, Litigation, Dispute Resolution Sections, American Bar Association
  • Family Law, Dispute Resolution Sections, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York, 1981
  • New Jersey, 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Member, Steering Committee, New Jersey Chapter, Coalition for Peace Action, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Past Trainer, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Civil and Divorce Mediation Training Programs Trainer, 2005 to 2014
  • Past Trainer, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Civil and Divorce Mediation Training Programs Trainer, 2005 to 2014
  • Adjunct Professor, Rider University's Law and Justice Program, 2000
  • Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1998


  • Three former clients provide their opinions about their experience with Hanan M. Isaacs, P.C., Client Testimonials , 2011
  • Hanan Isaacs shares his law firm's motto, "Compassionate Counsel; Tough Advocacy", and explains the teamwork required between lawyer and client to assure a productive relationship.  "It's about working with your client and doing what needs to be done, whatever it is, to get them through their problem.", Interview Video, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A. in American History, Cum Laude, 1975
  • Rutgers University, M.A. in American Legal History, 1979
Office Location for Hanan Isaacs

4499 Route 27
Kingston, NJ 08528

Phone: 609-683-7400


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Last Updated: 10/10/2018

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