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Kevin M. Mazza, Esq.

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kmazza@yudesfamilylaw.com
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(973) 467-3700
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80 Morris Ave
Springfield, New Jersey 07081

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated

Kevin M. Mazza was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1957. Mr. Mazza graduated from Villanova University in 1979, Magna Cum Laude and obtained his J.D. from Rutgers University in 1982. He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey in 1983. He was also admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1984.

Mr. Mazza has been a member of the firm since 1983 and is currently an invaluable partner. He has been a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association and Union County Bar Association as well as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Mazza was appointed by the court to serve as a panelist on the Union County Early Settlement Program in 1992 and continues to dedicate his time and knowledge to this date.

Mr. Mazza is a contributing author and lead editor of the Yudes Family Law Citator which is the foundation for an annual lecture series called New Jersey Family Law Update presented by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (I.C.L.E.) and delivered by Mr. Yudes together with a member of the judiciary. Mr. Mazza is also a contributing author and lead editor of the Yudes Consumer Guide to a New Jersey Divorce. He has written numerous articles in the area of family law and been involved in several reported decisions including G.C. v. M. Y., 278 N.J. Super. 278 N.J. Super. 363 (App. Div. 1995), Heuer v. Heuer, 152 N.J. 226 (1998); Miller v. Miller, 160 N.J. 408 (1999); Caplan v. Caplan, 834 A.2d 459 (App. Div. 2003)

Education

J.D., Rutgers University, 1982

B.A., Villanova University, 1979
Magna Cum Laude

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New Jersey, 1983
United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1983
Pennsylvania, 1984
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Union County Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Appointments
Panelist, Union County Early Settlement Program.
Publications
  • Contributing Author, Yudes Family Law Citator
  • Contributing Author, Yudes Consumer Guide to a New Jersey Divorce
  • Contributing Author and lead editor, Yudes Family Law Citator
  • Contributing Author and lead editor, Yudes Consumer Guide to a New Jersey Divorce
  • Regular contributor, New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog
Professional Ratings / Awards
  • B.V. rating - Martindale-Hubbell*
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Union County Vicinage for 15 years of service

* This is rating is treasured by those who have achieved an B.V. level.

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Legal Ability Ratings - Legal Ability Ratings take into consideration the standard of professional ability in the area where the lawyer practices, the lawyer's expertise, and other professional qualifications. If a lawyer's practice is limited or specialized, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are based on performance in those specific fields of law. Legal Ability Ratings are: C - Good to High; B - High to Very High; A - Very High to Preeminent. When both categories of Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are confirmed, a lawyer receives an CV®, BV® or AV® Rating.

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