Jennifer Bretz has been practicing law for over twenty years, with a specific concentration in matrimonial and family law. She attended Richard Stockton College of New Jersey studying business and graduated with Program Distinction and Highest Honors. After college, Ms. Bretz attended Rutgers University School of Law, Camden where she also graduated with High Honors. After passing both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bar exams in the summer of 1997, Ms. Bretz was privileged to serve as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Amy Piro Chambers, the presiding judge of the civil division in Middlesex County. She then became associated with the law of firm of Beattie Padovano, LLC. in Montvale, New Jersey, where for over ten years, she was trained in all aspects of the law, including civil litigation, commercial and residential real estate, trust and estates, land use, insurance defense, collections and condominium law. However, beginning in 2000, Ms. Bretz primarily focused on the practice of marital dissolution, support, custody, domestic violence and other aspects of family taw. She joined the firm of Arons & Solomon in April 2008 and continues to practice in those areas.
• Ms. Bretz is a certified mediator and aids pro se and represented litigants reach settlement to their matrimonial issues through the model of mediation taught by the Center for Understanding in Conflict.
• Ms. Bretz is a Collaboratively Trained Professional and is honored to serve as President of the Collaborative Divorce Association of North Jersey.
• Ms. Bretz is a long-standing member of both the New Jersey and Bergen County Bar Associations.
• Ms. Bretz volunteers her legal services as a member of the Bergen County Early Settlement Panel to aid litigants settle their differences.
Jennifer lives with her husband, Scott, three teenage children and chocolate lab, Reese. She enjoys community service and spending time at her home in the Catskill Mountains.