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About Cathy

Cathy J. Pollak concentrates in the area of family law. She handles the full range of family law cases including complex litigated cases involving significant assets, evaluations of business and professional practices, and child custody issues. She is widely respected in the legal community for her skills in litigation, negotiation, mediation, and collaborative law. Ms. Pollak is known for her dedication and sensitivity to her clients in assisting them in reaching constructive, long-term resolution to their cases. Her clients benefit from her hands on approach to their problems and her more than thirty-five years of experience devoted to family law. In addition to her Courtroom skills, Ms. Pollak has vast experience in mediation. She is certified by the NJ Supreme Court as an economic mediator in family law cases since 2002 and has an extensive private mediation practice. She is leader of collaborative divorce practice in New Jersey. She is a founding member of the Collaborative Divorce Association of North Jersey and currently serves as Vice President and Membership Chairperson. She frequently has been appointed by the Court to serve as a parenting coordinator in high conflict custody cases and as a guardian ad litem. Ms. Pollak has a Martindale-Hubbell Rating of "AV" Preeminent, the highest rating available. She has been recognized by Ten Leaders as one of the Ten Best Matrimonial and Divorce Lawyers in Northern New Jersey since 2007. She has been recognized for her accomplishments in Bergen County 201 Magazine and Who's Who in American Law. She is a Panel Chairperson of the Bergen County Early Settlement Panel. Ms. Pollak currently serves as a member of the District IIA North Bergen County Fee Arbitration Committee. She is a member of the New Jersey and Bergen County Bar Associations, Family Law and Alternate Dispute Resolution Sections. She is a member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

work Experience

Owner
Law offices of Cathy J. Pollak
Jan. 1, 1990 - Jan. 1, 2015
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Partner
Price, Meese Shulman & D'Arminio, PC
Jan. 1, 2015 - Current
None

school Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark (S.I. Newhouse Center for Law & Justice)
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1976

Cedar Crest College
BA - Bachelor of Arts
- 1973

bookmark Awards

Top Lawyers in Bergen County
201 Magazine
2015
Northern New Jersey
Ten Leaders
2006
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1981
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who In American Law
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group Associations

Member
District IIA North Bergen County Fee Arbitration Committee
2014 - Current

Member
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
2006 - Current

Vice President
Collaborative Divorce Association of North Jersey
2006 - Current

Member
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
2006 - Current

Mediator
Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases
2002 - Current

Member
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
2002 - Current

Chair
Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel
1996 - Current

Member
Bergen County Bar Association, Family Law Section
1992 - Current

Member
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
1992 - Current

Board of Trustees
Bergen County Task Force on Women and Addictions
1994 - 1995

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