Rita M. Aquilio, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will speak at the 2018 Family Law Symposium Friday Evening Program – “Shades of Grey: Seniors and Divorce.” Sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Family Law Section, the program will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 26, at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. Dinner will be served at 5:40 p.m.
Aquilio and six other attorneys will make up the distinguished panel. They will discuss calculating alimony for those approaching retirement age, securing alimony, proper equitable distribution of retirement assets, social security benefits, opioid and substance addiction, elder abuse and domestic violence, and pre-marital agreements for “May-December marriages.” For more information or to register, visit www.njicle.com or call (732)214-8500.
Aquilio practices in the areas of divorce, child support, custody, and post-judgment issues. She represents clients in all types of matrimonial actions, from basic matters to complex asset valuation cases. Aquilio is a trained Collaborative Divorce Attorney and a member of the Executive Committee of the Somerset County Family Practice Committee. She is also a member of the NJSBA Family Law Executive Committee of the Family Law Section.
Recognized by the New Jersey Superior Court as a R.1:40 Qualified Family Law Mediator, Aquilio is a panelist for the Superior Court Early Settlement Panel in Somerset County.
Aquilio was recognized as Outstanding Subcommittee Chair for her 2015-2016 term as Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Litigation’s Family Law Litigation Committee. She frequently lectures for the NJSBA Institute of Continuing Legal Education at its Hot Tips seminars and has served as Editor of the ABA Family Law Litigation Subcommittee’s E-Newsletter.
Aquilio earned her J.D. from Western New England College School of Law, and her B.A. cum laude, from Drew University.