Christine C. Fitzgerald is an associate with Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, Trigg, LLC, where she concentrates her practice in all areas family law, including alimony, child support, custody, divorce, equitable distribution, parental rights, prenuptial agreements, grandparents’ rights, appeal, and domestic violence matters. Christine is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney.
After attending Seton Hall University and graduating with a B.A. in Communications, Christine received her J.D. from New York Law School in 2006, where she focused her education on family law. Prior to entering private practice, Christine served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C., Superior Court, Essex County, Chancery Division, Family Part. In 2014, Christine graduated from the Family Law Trial Advocacy program, which is a specialized matrimonial litigation training, given by the American Bar Association Section of Family Law and National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
Christine is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and before the United State District Court for the District of New Jersey. In addition to her practice, Christine is currently serving as Chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court, District VI Ethics Committee. Christine has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section for the New Jersey State Bar Association since 2011 – 2012, and is a former Co-Chair of the Section’s Young Lawyers Subcommittee. She is also a Trustee of the Hudson County, a member of the Hudson County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee, the former Recording Secretary of the Hudson County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, and a member of the Bergen County Bar Association.
Additionally, Christine volunteers her time as an Early Settlement Panelist in Bergen County. Christine frequently lectures for ICLE, New Jersey Bar Association, and Hudson County Bar Association. She has also written numerous articles, including ‘The Right to Parent Versus the Right to Privacy’ for the New Jersey Family Lawyer and is also a regular contributor to the firm’s blog, Let’s Talk About Divorce.