Joanna D. Brick Esq.

Joanna D. Brick Esq.

Founding Partner
Location:
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Phone:
201-254-7530
Fax:
201-791-5556
Email:

Tenacity, thoroughness, competence and compassion are admirable characteristics that give attorney Joanna D. Brick, Esq., an edge in her chosen profession of family law.

- As seen in 201 Magazine

Joanna D. Brick is founder of the firm. She is an attorney and mediator with broad legal experience with a focus on all aspects of family law, licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York. For more than 20 years she has worked in the legal world, first as a legal assistant/paralegal and then as a legal intern during law school. This included working for the City of New York's Administration of Children's Services (ACS) in its abuse and neglect division, where Ms. Brick prosecuted parents and guardians who were not acting in the best interests of their minor children.

After receiving her J.D. from New York Law School, Ms. Brick clerked for Honorable David J. Issenman, Superior Court of N.J., Ch. Div., Family Part - Union County, ret. Since her clerkship, Ms. Brick worked at several medium size law firms, gaining knowledge and skills in the area of family law.

After gaining invaluable experience at several law firms, Ms. Brick now devotes herself to her boutique practice providing personal attention and effective representation to parents and their children. Her passion for helping those in need has extended to her community involvement, where she volunteered with Partners for Women and Justice, Montclair, N.J., and the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project (BWLAP), Morris County, N.J. She is licensed to practice before all Courts of the State of New Jersey, United States District Court of New Jersey and Supreme Court of New York. She has now been certified with the State as a New Jersey Family Law Mediator.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law & Mediation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Mediator, New Jersey State, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2000
  • New York, 2001

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
    • B.S. - 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Union Morris County Bar Association, (Past)
  • New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO), (Past)
  • Union County Women's Bar Association, (Past)

Past Employment Positions

  • Garrity Graham Murphy Garofalo and Flinn, PC, East Hanover, NJ
  • Simon and O’Brien, ESQs. Morris Plains, NJ
  • Budd Larner, P.C., Short Hills, NJ
  • Grayson and Associates, LLC, Springfield, NJ
  • Law Clerk: Ret. Judge David J. Issenman, Superior Court of N.J., Ch. Family Part - Union County, Elizabeth, NJ
  • Law Clerk: Skoloff and Wolfe, Roseland, NJ
  • Legal Intern: Administration for Children’s Services, Division of Legal Services, New York, NY
  • Paralegal: Clifford Chance Rogers and Wells, Trust and Estates Dept., New York, NY
  • Legal Assistant, Day Pitney, Florham Park, NJ

Pro Bono Activities

  • Morris and Essex County Early Settlement Panelist (past)
  • Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project (past)
  • Partners for Women and Justice, Inc. (past)