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Lorraine A. Abraham

Lorraine A. Abraham

Partner
Adjunct Professor, Rutgers Univeristy School of Law - Newark
Location:
Hackensack, New Jersey
Phone:
201-488-2600
Fax:
201-488-5059
Email:

* New Jersey Super Lawyer, Estate Planning and Probate (listed in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011)

New Jersey Super Lawyer, Estate Litigation (listed in 2010, 2011)

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Estate Litigation
  • Incapacitations
  • Guardianships
  • Chancery Practice
  • Family Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Mediation/Arbitration
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1997

Education

  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1974
  • City University of New York, New York, New York
    • Master of Arts - 1967
  • Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Certificate d'Etudes
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude
    • Honors: Ford Foundations Scholar

Honors and Awards

  • Soroptimist International of Bergen County, Women Helping Women Award Recipient, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bergen County Judicial Appointments Committee, 2008 - Present
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, Ethics Committee for Bergen County, Member and Secretary, 1979 - 1981
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, Task Force on Municipal Courts, Member, 1983 - 1985
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, Member, Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct, 1986 - 1998
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, Board of Trustees, 1976 - 1985
  • Women Lawyers in Bergen County, Founding Member, 1975 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, 1975 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Section on Women's Rights, Probate, Real Estate, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Membership Committee, 1978 - 1985
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee, Chairperson, 1984 - 1985
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee, Chairperson, 2003 - 2004
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, 1998 - 2004
  • Willard C. Heckel Inns of Court, Master, 1997 - 1998
  • Marie L. Garibaldi Inns of Court (ADR), 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Abraham & Stark, Partner, 1975 - 1985
  • Municipal Court of Teaneck, New Jersey, Judge, 1981 - 1985
  • Winick & Rich, Partner, 1989 - 1991
  • Hon. George B. Gelman, Chancery Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Secretary, 1974 - 1975
  • Massachusetts Public Defender, Intern, 1973
  • U.S.I.A., "The Science Report", Assistant Producer, 1966 - 1970
  • Columbia Broadcasting System, WCBS-TV, Manager of Reference Services, 1965 - 1966
  • American Broadcasting Company, Head Researcher, Coordinator of "ABC Reports", 1963 - 1965

Languages

  • French
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