American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich is currently Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, having served as the national organization’s President during her 2017 – 2018 term. Additionally, Madeline is a former President of the New Jersey Chapter of the AAML, and was the 2016 recipient of the AAML New Jersey Chapter Fellow of the Year Award.
Francesca O’Cathain is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and serves on the Board of Directors of the AAML Foundation.
The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer’s stated mission is, ‘to promote professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law,’ and its organizing principle is: “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” To be admitted to the AAML requires the satisfactory completion of a long admission process including a challenging exam and a professional and personal review by local and national Academy Fellows. Academy Fellows are recognized by other lawyers and judges possessing a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. There are approximately 1,600 Fellows nationwide.
For more about the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, please visit their website at www.aaml.org.
The Academy has many resources on its website. One of the best is:
‘The Divorce Manual: A Client Handbook’ .