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Christopher R. Musulin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Mount Holly, NJ

Musulin Law Firm, LLC
135 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Phone: 609-478-1661
Fax: 609-267-7713
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher R. Musulin is the founder and principal attorney of Musulin Law Firm, LLC, located in Burlington County, NJ, directly across from the Burlington County Superior courthouse.  His practice encompasses divorce law, family law, divorce & family law mediation, and divorce & family law arbitration.  He is also a certified parenting coordinator.  He has also had years of experience with military divorces.  Mr. Musulin serves clients throughout New Jersey, nationally and overseas whose matters are venued or potentially venued in Burlington, Mercer, Gloucester and Camden counties.  

Mr. Musulin has over 33 years of experience practicing family law. He is a seasoned litigator, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an Accredited Professional Mediator, and an AAML-certified arbitrator. Mr. Musulin has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.  He has experience with all types of family law matters, including those involving divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, grandparents’ rights and post-judgment modifications and divorce and family law mediation and arbitration.  Chris Musulin has recently received specific training regarding parenting coordination to help families navigate shared custody issues, also. 

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Musulin has authored numerous articles on family law topics, his articles have been published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, a scholarly publication, and he has had many speaking engagements at divorce and family law conferences and seminars, and participated in various pro bono and community organizations. He is active in the Burlington County Bar Association, having been the chairman and co-chair of the Family Law Part for many years;  as well as active in the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Supreme Court Family Practice Committee, and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Musulin graduated with distinction from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He earned his law degree from Rutgers School of Law. He is a graduate of the Seton Hall University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and participated in the Harvard Negotiation Institute’s seminar for family law attorneys. He holds a license to practice law in New Jersey and the District of Columbia and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Prior to founding Musulin Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Musulin practiced as an associate and partner at a private New Jersey firm. He also clerked for a judge sitting on the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Arbitration, Mediation

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Christopher R. Musulin

First Admitted: 1988, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.burlingtoncountydivorce.com/attorney/christopher...

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, NJ, Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Victor Friedman, 1988 - 1989
  • Wells & Singer, Associate Attorney, 1989 - 1994
  • Revision of Presumptive Holiday Schedule for the Burlington County Bar Association Family Law Bench/Bar, 2019
  • Wells, Singer, Rubin & Musulin, Partner practicing Matrimonial, Family Law, Mediation & Civil Litigation, 1994 - 2007
  • Moorestown Friends School Alumni Association, Former Member, Class Representative and Fund-Raising Coordinator
  • Creation of the Holiday and Special Days Parenting Time Schedule, Burlington County Court Holiday Schedule
  • Annual production and distribution of an Experts List Booklet authored by the Burlington County Bar Association Family Law Section to be utilized by the Burlington County Courts and legal professionals, 2014 - present
  •   Criscuolo Committee, Member  
  •   Marlton Rotary Club, Former President and Secretary  
  • Moorestown Friends School Alumni Association, Member of Legacy Society
  •   ADR Committee, Past Member  
  •   Moorestown Friends School Alumni Association, Former Member, Class Representative and Fund-Raising Coordinator  
  •   BCBA Pro Bono Committee, Past Chairman  
  •   United Way Fund Allocation Committee, Former Member  
  •   Burlington County Free Legal Services Clinic, Operator  

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient, Robert W. Criscuolo Award from the Burlington County Bar Association for Contributions to the BCBA and Community Activities

Educational Background

  • Rutgers University, Eagleton Institute of Politics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Undergraduate Associates Degree, 1984
  • Harvard University, Negotiation Seminar for Family Law Lawyers, co-sponsored by The Harvard Project on Negotiation and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2017
  • Livingston College, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, B.A., Major: Political Science, Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha, Honors: With Distinction, 1984
  • Seton Hall University Institute of Dispute Resolution, Certificate for Completion of Intensive Training Seminar in Divorce Mediation, 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Accredited Professional Mediator, 1998 - Present, 1998
  • Certified Arbitrator, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers  , 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Member of Family Practice Committee, 2013 - 2021, 2021
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Family Law Committee, 1990 - Present, 2021
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2006 - Present, 2021
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member, 2008 –  Spring, 2021, 2021
  •   New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member, 2008-2015; and 2017- Spring, 2018 - 2021 , 2021
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Blue Ribbon Panelist - Present, 2019
  • County of Burlington, MESP Panelist, 1991 - Present, 2019
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Co-Chairman of Family Law Bench/Bar Committee, June 2013 to Present, 2019
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Member, 1997 - Present, 2019
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Experts Qualification Committee, 2000 - Present, 2019
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section, Member, 2018
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers NJ Chapter, Member of Board of Managers, 2008 - 2018
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Chairman of Rules Subcommittee, 2013 - 2014
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers NJ Chapter, Member of Administration Committee, 2013 - 2014  
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers NJ Chapter, Chairman of Long Range Planning Committee, 2013 - 2014  
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers NJ Chapter, Chairman of Membership Committee, June 2011 - 2013  
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers NJ Chapter, Board of Examiners, 2010 - 2011  
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Chairman of Family Law Bench/Bar Committee, 2007 - 2009; and 2010 - 2011  
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member of Legislative Committee, 2009 - 2010  
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Chairman of Alimony Guidelines Committee, 2009 - 2010  
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Track Seminars Development Committee, Member, 2008 - 2009  
  • County of Burlington Special Civil Part, Mediator, 1988 - 2008 
  • District IIIB Fee Arbitration Secretary, 1994 - 2008  
  • Burlington Vicinage Committee on Minority Concerns, Member, 2006  
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Best Practices Compliance Committee, 2006 
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Family Law Ad Hoc Committee, 2005 - 2006  
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Custody/Visitation Subcommittee, 2001
  • District of Columbia, 1996
  • Burlington County Free Legal Services Clinic, Founder, 1990 - 1993  
  • U.S. District Court, 1988
  • New Jersey Bar Admission, 1988
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Office Location for Christopher R. Musulin

135 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ 08060

Phone: 609-478-1661

Fax: 609-267-7713

Last Updated: 9/24/2021

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