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: 609-267-0070
Fax: 609-267-7713
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher R. Musulin is the founder and principal attorney of Musulin Law Firm, LLC, in Mount Holly, New Jersey, where he concentrates his practice on divorce and family law. Mr. Musulin serves clients throughout New Jersey.  

Mr. Musulin has over 30 years of experience practicing family law. He is a seasoned litigator and an accredited professional mediator and a certified arbitrator. 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.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Musulin has authored numerous articles on family law topics, taught at many conferences and seminars, and participated in various pro bono and community organizations. He is active in the Burlington County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, the American Bar Association 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
  • 70%Family Law
  • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Mediation

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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About Christopher Musulin

Admitted: 1988, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.burlingtoncountydivorce.com/Attorney-Profile/Chr...

Honors/Awards:

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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2019
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Member of Family Practice Committee, 2013 - 2019
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member of Family Law Committee, 1990 - Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2006 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member, 2008 –  Spring, 2018
  •   New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member, 2008-2015; and 2017- Spring, 2018  
  • 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

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  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Alimony, Family Law Bench/Bar Committee Meeting, Burlington County Bar Association, 2008, 2008
  • "QDRO's…They're not just for breakfast anymore (Co-Author)," Hot Tips in Family Law: Back to Basics, Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2008
  • Speaker, Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time in Burlington County, Update on Best Practices, proposed Rule Changes, Custody Experts and the MESP Program, Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • "Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues," NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Speaker, Mediation Seminar, Burlington County Bar Association, 2005
  • "Alimony," Burlington County Bar Association, 2007
  • "Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues," Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • "Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time in Burlington County," (co-author), Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • Burlington County MESP Program Recommendation Sheet, Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • "Revised MESP Procedures," (co-author),Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • "College Expenses," Burlington County Bar Association, 2006
  • "Revised Form of Custody/Parenting Time Order," (co-author), Burlington County Bar Association, 2005
  • "Revised Policy and Procedure Manual for Custody/Parenting Time," (co-editor), Burlington County Bar Association, 2005
  • "Tax Treatment of Alimony," Burlington County Bar Association, 2002
  • "Divorce Mediation - A Primer," Burlington County Bar Association, 1999
  • "Divorce – A Legal Roadmap," Burlington County Bar Association, 1999
  • “Role of the Divorce Mediation Consulting Attorney,” Burlington County Bar Association, 1994  
  • Moderator, In re topic: “Relevant Issues in the Critique of Opposing Expert Valuation/Cash Flow Reports,” Burlington County Bar Association, November 15, 2016
  • Speaker, In re topic: “Divorce and Retirement in the Post-Alimony Reform World,” NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 27, 2016
  • Moderator, in re topic: "Forensic Substance Abuse Evaluations in Family Law Matters,", Burlington County Bar Association, November 10. 2015
  • Speaker, Topic: Military Law and Support, Burlington County Bar Association, February 25, 2015
  • Speaker, In re article: "The Revised New Jersey Alimony Statue and the Average Age of Retirement by Occupation: Fact or Fiction?", NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, NJ State Bar Association, 2015 Family Law Symposium on Retirement, January 24, 2015
  • Speaker, Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time Mediation, Burlington County Bar Association, 2005
  • Speaker, Topic: Let's Go Dutch on Jurisdiction, Burlington County Bar Association, December 9, 2015
  • Speaker, High school circuit of Date Safe program, Burlington Superior Court Dating Violence Prevention Program, 2007
  • Speaker, Topic: "The Changing Face of Alimony in the State of New Jersey,", Burlington County Bar Association Seminar, February 19, 2014
  •   Speaker, Fee Arbitration Seminar, Burlington County Bar Association  , 2005
  • “The Division of Spousal Student Loan Debt in Divorce”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 5 - April, 2016
  • Speaker, Topic:, "The Impact of U.S. vs. Windsor on NJ Same-Sex Couples and What Family Lawyers Need to know," Burlington County Bar Association, December 18, 2013
  • “The Revised New Jersey Alimony Statute and the Average Age of Retirement by Occupation: Fact or Fiction?” NJ State Bar Association, 2015 Family Law Symposium on Retirement, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 24, 2015
  • Speaker, In re article: “For the Military Divorce: Establishing Support Without a Court Order," NJ Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, November 11, 2013
  • "For the Military Divorce: Establishing Support Without a Court Order," NJ Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, November 2013
  • Speaker, Boardwalk Seminar 2012 on Alimony Guidelines, New Jersey Association for Justice, April 26, 2012
  • "Work-related Childcare Expenses: A Black Hole in the Child-Support Universe," New Jersey Family Lawyer, September 2013
  • Speaker, Hot Tips Seminar on Post Judgment Alimony Issues and Glass v. Glass, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2011
  • "Psychology of Settlement," New Jersey Family Lawyer, February 2012
  • Speaker, In re article: “Recent Developments in Family Law Arbitration,” Joint Bench/Bar Meeting of NJ Burlington County Bar Association and NJ Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Update - October 27, 2010
  • "To Guideline, or Not to Guideline: That is Not the Correct Question," New Jersey Family Lawyer, June 2012
  • Speaker, In re article on Pet Custody, NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, October 2, 2010
  • "The Use of Protective Orders in Matrimonial Litigation," New Jersey Family Lawyer, June 2011
  • Speaker, In re article: “Alimony Guidelines – Should New Jersey Adopt a Formula Approach for Spousal Support,” NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting, May 2009
  • "Recent Developments in Family Law Arbitration," Joint Bench/Bar Meeting of BCBA and CCBA, October 2010
  • Speaker, Topic:,"Medical Benefits for a Dependent Spouse: The Limited Judgment of Divorce and COBRA Privileges (Under New Jersey and Federal Law)," NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education 2009 Seminar, NJ
  • Moderator, In re topic: “Relevant Issues in the Critique of Opposing Expert Valuation/Cash Flow Reports,” Burlington County Bar Association, November 15, 2016
  • "I want a Divorce. And I want the Dog!" (Co-author) Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, October 2, 2010
  • Speaker, In re article: “QDRO’s…They’re not just for breakfast anymore,” (Co-Author), Hot Tips in Family Law: Back to Basics, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education 2008 Seminar
  • "Alimony Guidelines – Should New Jersey Adopt a Formula Approach for Spousal Support," NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting, May 2009
  • Speaker, In Re article “Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues,” New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and NJ State Bar Assoc. Family Law Section, 2008
  • "Medical Benefits for a Dependent Spouse: The Limited Judgment of Divorce and COBRA Privileges (Under New Jersey and Federal Law)," New Jersey Family Lawyer, October 2009

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, Eagleton Institute of Politics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Undergraduate Associates Degree, 1984
  • 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
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135 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ 08060

Phone: 609-267-0070

Fax: 609-267-7713

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