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Bari Zell Weinberger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Parsippany, NJ

Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group
119 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 120
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Phone: 888-888-0919
Fax: 973-520-8811
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2008, 2011 - 2012
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution


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Attorney Profile

As the owner and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, Bari Zell Weinberger dedicates her practice exclusively to handling all matters involving family law, including divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, domestic violence, same-sex marriage and divorce, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, asset division, post-divorce matters, mediation and related family law issues. She serves clients throughout New Jersey through the firm's 6 offices in Bergen, Burlington, Monmouth, Morris, Somerset and Union County. 

After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Ms. Weinberger earned her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. She served a clerkship for a judge with the Middlesex County Superior Court prior to entering the private practice sector. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, Ms. Weinberger is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a specialist in matrimonial law.

Freely sharing her experiences with others, Ms. Weinberger is the author of numerous legal articles, regularly leads legal education seminars, and is frequently called upon by news outlets and media organizations to serve as a legal expert. Ms. Weinberger is the Associate Author of the New Jersey Family Law Practice, 15th Ed., the guide to family law used by virtually every family law judge and practitioner in the state. She also served as a co-author of Strategies for Military Law and has contributed to the New Jersey Law Journal, Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Access Hollywood, CBS, ABC, News Channel 12, PIX-Channel 11, Forbes, Huffington Post, The Star Ledger, Newsweek, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, Matrimonial Strategist, and more. To stay abreast of current developments in her field, Ms. Weinberger is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the American, New Jersey State and Morris County bar associations and the American Association for Justice. 

Ms. Weinberger was named a Top Woman in the Law by the New Jersey Law Journal. Her many other accomplishments and achievements have not gone unnoticed by her peers, as evidenced by her receipt of a 10.0 "Superb" distinction from Avvo and an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Additional accomplishments include being honored as both NJBIZ Top 50 Women in Business and Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneur and having the firm she founded, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, earn recognition as one of New Jersey’s Best 100 Places to Work in New Jersey. 

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Mediation


8 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2008, 2011 - 2012

Certificates and Credentials

About Bari Zell Weinberger

First Admitted: 1999, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, New Jersey Family Law, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Women in the Law, New Jersey Law Journal, 2018
  • 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 10.0 Superb Rating/Top Family Attorney,, 2018
  • Top Contributor - Family,, 2016
  • Ten Leaders under age 45 in Matrimonial and Divorce Law, 2009-present
  • Clients' Choice - Family,, 2014
  • New Jersey Leading Women Entrepreneurs, 2013
  • Top 50 Women in Business, NJ Biz, 2013
  • Women's Center for Entrepenuership Corporation: Woman Business Owner of the Year Finalist, 2013


  • Sign up for Weinberger Law Group's e-newsletter to keep up with the latest in New Jersey divorce and family law news, featuring practical tips you can use today.,

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Master/Board Member, Family Law Inn
  • Morris County Bar Association, 2002 - Present
  • American Inns of Court, 1999 - Present
  • U.S. District Court, 1999 - Present
  • Family Law Executive Committee, 2005
  • Bergen County Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
  • American Association for Justice, 2002 - 2007
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, 1998 - 2000

Educational Background

  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Best Places to Work in NJ (Weinberger Law Group), 2016
  • Best Places to Work in NJ (Weinberger Law Group), 2015
  • Best Places to Work in NJ (Weinberger Law Group) , 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Rebuilding After Financial Abuse: A seminar for survivors; hosted by YWCA of Union County., 2018
  • How to File for a Temporary Restraining Order in New Jersey, presented to RAINBOWS of Danville, NJ, 2017
  • Union County C.A.R.E.S. Symposium, Panel Keynote Speech: Recognizing Male Victims of Domestic Violence, 2017
  • Give the Gift with Eva's Village (Sponsorship)
  • Volunteer, Women's Center, County College of Morris - Randolph and Morristown
  • Expert Panelist, Morris County Family Court, Early Settlement Program
  • Volunteer Family Law Consultant, County College of Morris, Randolph and Morristown, New Jersey
  • Volunteer, Participant, Passaic County Kids Count Program
  • Volunteer Family Law Consultant, Legal Clinic, Morris County
  • Expert Panelist, Passaic County Family Court Early Settlement Program

Industry Groups

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Law
  • Mediation
  • Post-Divorce
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Office Location for Bari Zell Weinberger

119 Cherry Hill Road
Suite 120
Parsippany, NJ 07054

Phone: 888-888-0919

Fax: 973-520-8811

Last Updated: 9/20/2022

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