Jan L. Bernstein

Jan L. Bernstein, a Member of the Firm, serves as Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Family Law Practice Group. She has dedicated her entire career to the successful representation of family law clients and the development of strong client relationships. Ms. Bernstein is renowned for finding creative solutions to complex family law disputes.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Bernstein was appointed to five New Jersey Supreme Court Committees. She has spoken at multiple conferences and seminars on the topics of family law and gender issues. She has also authored numerous articles in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, and other publications. One of her articles is cited in NJ Statutes Annotated, entitled “Moving On After Moving In: The Case for Including Unmarried Partners in New Jersey Family Law.”

Ms. Bernstein is also very involved at her alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. She was an Associate Trustee of the University, appointed by the University President, to the Board of Athletic Advisors. Currently, she is a member of the Trustee Council of Penn Women. She was Captain of the Varsity tennis team in her sophomore, junior and senior years at the University of Pennsylvania. She was inducted into the University of Pennsylvania Tennis Hall of Fame in its inaugural class, and also was inducted into the Tenafly High School Athletic Hall of Fame in October of 2005, having been the leader in establishing girls athletic teams at Tenafly High School in 1973. She received the Fathers Trophy her senior year at the University of Pennsylvania for the Outstanding Female Scholar Athlete of the University.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Family Law
Law School Rutgers School of Law – Camden (J.D.,1982)
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,1979)
Bar Member / Association New Jersey State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/janlbernstein
Relevant Jobs
Litigation Associate
USA-NJ-Westfield

Litigation Associate The candidate must have 0 to 7 years of experience.  Excellent research and writing skills a must.  Medical document review and trial preparation experience a plus.  An activ...

Apply now

Legal Secretary
USA-NJ-East Hanover

Mid-sized insurance defense firm seeking a full time legal secretary with 5+ years experience.   Must be familiar with insurance defense litigation, pleadings and discovery process of NJ State and ...

Apply now

Legal Counsel
USA-NJ-Mahwah

Legal Counsel The candidate will act as a subject matter expert and provide guidance on corporate governance, business development and securities activities, including M&A and complex transactions, b...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

Christina Mesires Fournaris is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Personal Law Practice. Since joining Morgan Lewis in 1991, Ms. Fournaris has been committed to counseling clients on all aspects of estate, tax, and generational wealth planning.