Amanda S. Trigg is a named partner in the family law department of Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, Trigg, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC, and recognized as a professional leader in family law organizations. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the incoming President of its New Jersey Chapter. She has also served as Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Since 2007, she has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer. In 2009, the New Jersey Law Journal named her as one of the “40 Attorneys Under 40” worthy of notice. From 2013 through 2016, she was named in New Jersey Monthly as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New Jersey, in all legal fields; in 2015 and 2016, she was named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in New Jersey, across all legal fields. Amanda was named the 2018 Hackensack Family Lawyer “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.
Amanda constantly updates and improves her legal expertise by specializing in family law, through her service to professional organizations and by giving educational seminars to local and national groups of lawyers and financial experts. In 2016, Amanda coordinated and moderated the annual Family Law Symposium for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education. In 2017, Amanda is Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, coordinating and overseeing the presentations of six days’ of legal education for the country’s preeminent family law attorneys. She keeps up to date on trends and changes in family law so that her clients can always be confident in following her advice and developing strong strategies with her.
Amanda’s clients rely on her to help them through the complex and challenging process of protecting their family. She strives to help her clients towards a more promising future. She works towards this goal consistently by building a team with every client. She works with the best appraisers, forensic accountants, tax advisors and other experts. Everyone needs different information that is specific to their situation. Amanda takes the time to work with her clients to create a personalized strategy which will best protect their interests.
Every client deserves respect, along with the highest levels of ethics and expertise, from their attorney. Amanda believes strongly in maintaining open lines of communication and listening carefully to her clients’ concerns. A compassionate and skilled attorney, and a well-informed and empowered client, for a strong and productive team.
Amanda is licensed to practice in New Jersey, New York and Georgia. At Brandeis University, Amanda was a Justice Louis D. Brandeis Scholar, and attained her B.A. degree cum laude in 1991. In 1994, Amanda graduated from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia, and was honored with membership in its Order of Barristers.