Jennie L. Osborne’s practice is devoted solely to family law, where she represents clients in all matters pertaining to family disputes, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and domestic violence. Jennie’s approach with every client is to listen so she can understand the overall context of their legal issue. Gaining a sense of the broader family background, Jennie develops strategies that take into account all factors. She has a knack for developing open, trusting relationships with her clients. Given the emotionally charged aspects of many family law cases, especially when children are involved, Jennie works to create a solid outcome that can withstand future challenges and changes.
One of Jennie’s notable roles was serving as associate trial counsel to former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey in his divorce and custody litigation. The high-profile trial highlighted substantial issues involving joint custody, parenting time, celebrity goodwill valuation and employment evaluation. The entire case was intensely covered by national and local television, radio and print coverage. She gained invaluable experience in dealing with a highly volatile case where much of the legal action was scrutinized and evaluated in the court of public opinion.
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Honors & Accolades
Jennie has been recognized by the following:
- Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®
- New Jersey Super Lawyers: 2020–2022
- New Jersey Rising Stars: 2011–2013
- The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Family Law, 2018-2023
- “New Jersey Rising Star,” Super Lawyers, 2011 – 2013
- Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Morris County Bar Association
- Member, Passaic County Bar Association
- Member, Northern New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court, 2003 – Present
- Volunteer, Jersey Battered Women’s Service, 2008 – Present
- Member, Supreme Court of NJ District XI Fee Arbitration Committee, 2015 – Present
- Member, Early Settlement Panel, Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – 2016
- Member, Domestic Relations Committee, Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – 2011
- Member, Matrimonial Committee, Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – 2011
- McGreevey v. McGreevey, Associate trial counsel to former NJ Governor in his divorce and custody litigation in 2008. The case highlighted substantial issues involving joint custody, parenting time, celebrity goodwill valuation and employment evaluation.
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