Brian M. Schwartz is the principal in Brian Schwartz,

Attorney at Law, LLC, concentrating in the specialty of Family Law issues in New Jersey.

Brian is currently Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. He has been a member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association since 2002.

Brian has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America® since 2012 and has been named a Super Lawyer® every year since 2007 by New Jersey Monthly, and a “Rising Star®” by Super Lawyers in 2006. In 2006, he was also named one of the Top Ten Leaders under 45 in Matrimonial Law in Northern, New Jersey, and in 2003 and 2005, he was named one of the Top Ten Matrimonial Attorneys under 40.

In 2011, Brian was invited by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to be a faculty member in its inaugural Expert Witness Skill Workshop in Washington, DC.  He participated once again in Chicago in 2012 & Seattle in 2013. A frequent lecturer at industry events, he has also provided expert commentary for media including The Wall Street Journal, American Lawyer, the nationally syndicated radio program Viewpoints, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the NJ Law Journal.

Brian is the former Executive Editor of the New Jersey Family Lawyer, the highly-regarded publication of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, for which he has also authored several articles. A Barrister of the Northern New Jersey Inn of Court – Family Law, he has been selected five times by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education to lead the Skills and Methods Course in Family Law for first year attorneys. He was a speaker at the prestigious Family Law Symposium in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and will participate again in 2014.

Brian has authored various articles for ICLE, the New Jersey Family Lawyer, the New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Association of Justice (formerly ATLA), and Sidebar. He is a frequent lecturer for ICLE, NJAJ, NJSBA, Inns of Court, AICPA, NJSCPA and local bar associations.

Brian received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his B.A. from the George Washington University.

Brian Schwartz,

Attorney at Law, LLC


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“One of my goals in every case is to set reasonable expectations for a client. When clients see me for the first time, I’ll explain the process and possible outcomes based upon the initial facts as they are presented to me.”