President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq., Sworn in as President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

November 16, 2017

LAWYER: Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq. — HACKENSACK, NJ – November 16, 2017 – (

Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain LLC,is proud to announce that co-founding partner and Chair of the firm’s Family Law Department, Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq., was sworn in as President of the national organization, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), during its annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, this past Friday, November 10, 2017.

Previously Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq., served as President-Elect of the AAML, an organization of 1,650 preeminent family law attorneys practicing throughout the United States. The AAML’s stated mission is, ‘ to promote professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.’ She is a former President of the New Jersey Chapter of the AAML, a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and in 2016 received the NJ Chapter’s highest honor, Fellow of the Year. In 2015 Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq. received the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section’s Saul R. Tischler Award, for her lifetime contribution to family law.

Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq. was sworn in by her co-founding law partner and husband, Walter A. Lesnevich, Esq., during a dinner dance entitled ‘An Evening in Paris’ at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, with members of the AAML and her family in attendance.

Throughout her term as President, Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq., will travel to numerous Chapter meetings, as well as head the AAML Mid-Year meeting in March 2018 at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii.

“I am honored to have this opportunity to lead the finest family law attorneys throughout the nation,” said Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, Esq., of Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC. “Since its founding, the AAML has been consistently setting the highest standards of matrimonial law. As president, I look forward to building upon the Academy’s mission and giving back to an organization that has contributed so much to our profession.”

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The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962, by highly regarded family law attorneys, “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” The AAML produces webinars, conferences and continuing legal education all on the practice of family law.

The AAML Foundation provides financial assistance to organizations, by way of grants, in order to help families, parents and children adversely affected by the breakup of the family unit.

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