Rita M. Aquilio, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will moderate a seminar, “The Next Round of Litigation after Obergefell: Four Key Cases for 2017,” for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Family Law Litigation Committee, co-sponsored by the LGBT Litigator and Civil Rights Committees. Aquilio, as Co-Chair of the Family Law Litigation Committee, will be joined by panelists Deborah Wald, Esq., of The Wald Law Center in San Francisco; Deb Guston, Esq., of Guston & Guston LLP in Glen Rock and Montclair; and Helen Casale, Esq., of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller in Cherry Hill and Norristown, Pennsylvania. The call-in seminar will be held on Wednesday, July 26, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. To register, click here.
Aquilio practices extensively 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 Executive Committee of the Somerset County Family Practice Committee.
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 and a member of the Somerset County Judicial and Prosecutorial Due Diligence Committee.
Aquilio is also a member of the Family Law Executive Committee and the Appellate Practice Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She frequently lectures for the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education at its Hot Tips seminars and has served as Editor of the American Bar Association Family Law Litigation Subcommittee’s E-Newsletter. Aquilio was recognized as Outstanding Subcommittee Chair for her 2015-2016 term as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Family Law Litigation Committee and is the current Co-Chair of the Committee having been re-approved twice.
Aquilio earned her J.D. from Western New England College School of Law, and her B.A. from Drew University, cum laude.