Call us to Schedule a Free Complimentary Consultation
Brick Law, LLCBergen County Divorce and Mediation Practice
M~|icon_close~|elegant-themes~|outline

Joanna D. Brick Esq.

profile
  • Founding Partner

Location:

Phone:

Fax:

201-791-5556
Email:

vCard:

Joanna D. Brick is the founder of the firm. She is an admitted state attorney and court qualified mediator with a focus on matrimonial law. For more than 20 years she has worked in the legal field from paralegal to interning with New York City’s Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) where she prosecuted abuse and neglect cases.

After receiving her J.D. from New York Law School, Ms. Brick clerked for Hon. David J. Issenman, Superior Court of N.J., Ch. Div., Family Part – Union County, ret. Since clerking, Ms. Brick has worked at various prestigious law firms until opening her own boutique practice. Brick Law provides personal attention with effective representation to parents and their children.

Ms. Brick also 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 New Jersey State Courts, United States District Court of New Jersey and Supreme Court of New York. She has now been court qualified as a New Jersey Family Law Mediator.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Court Qualified Family Law Mediator
  • Court Qualified R. 1:40 Mediator

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

Representative Cases

  • Plotnick v. DeLuccia, No. FD-16-00008-14, 2013 WL 7869380, at *1 N.J. Super. Ct. (Ch. Div. Nov. 19, 2013)
  • Schwartz v. Schwartz, remand from unpublished decision, 2005
  • Leingang v. Leingang, unpublished decision: Nos. A-0307-05 and A-1425-05 (App. Div. Jan. 3, 2007), and Leingang, No. A-0594-03 (App. Div. Oct. 22, 2004)
  • White v. White, 344 N.J. Super 211 (Ch. Div. 2001) (decision as Law Clerk, Hon. David J. Issenman, J.S.C. ret.)
  • Weeks v. Weeks, unpublished opinion, Union County Div. 2001 (decision as Law Clerk, Hon. David J. Issenman, J.S.C. ret.)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, (Present)
  • Bergen County Bar Association, (Present)
  • Union Morris County Bar Association, (Past)
  • Essex/Union County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panels, (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
  • Paralegal: Day Pitney, Florham Park, NJ

Pro Bono Activities

  • Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project (past)
  • Partners for Women and Justice, Inc. (past)

Joanna Brick was selected to the 2017 Who’s Who Top Attorney award in New Jersey. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Joanna Brick was selected to the 2017 10 Best Attorney List for Family Law in New Jersey. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Joanna Brick was selected to the 2017 Attorney and Practice Magazine Top 10 attorney award in New Jersey. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.