Attorney Lori Cieckiewicz

Lori CieckiewiczLori Cieckiewicz is a partner with the firm in the Matrimonial Department. She has over 23 years of experience in family law matters. She is an effective litigator and mediator in all areas of divorce and family law. Lori understands that matters concerning children and family can cause sadness, anxiety & stress. As your attorney, she works with you to minimize your fears and become aware of your rights. Lori is compassionate yet aggressive and straightforward in advising clients. Lori’s goal is to bring your matter to a conclusion in a quick and cost-efficient manner so you can move on with your life.

Lori holds the distinction of being a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney. She has been trained as a Collaborative Law Attorney and serves as Parent Coordinator in high conflict custody matters. Lori is Court Qualified as a Rule 1:40 Family Law Mediator. She has also arbitrated many high conflict matters as an alternative to litigation.

Prior to joining Weiner Law Group, Lori was the founding partner of D’Alessandro & Cieckiewicz, P.C. in 2003 and Lori Cieckiewicz, P.C. in 2020. She earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers College and her juris doctorate from Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey.

Areas Of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey, 1998
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2014

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law, Newark, NJ
    • J.D. – 1997
  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.S. in Criminal Justice – 1994
    • B.A. in Sociology – 1994
    • Certificate in Criminology – 1994

Certifications

  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney
  • Court Qualified Family Law Mediator, Rule 1:40 Qualified
  • Collaborative Law Attorney
  • Parent Coordinator

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 2015
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Family Law Committee – 2010-present
    • Solo and Small Firm Committee – 2017-2019
  • Hudson County Bar Association
    • Past President – 2017-present
    • President – 2016
    • Vice President – 2015
    • 2nd Vice President – 2013-2014
    • Recording Secretary – 2013
    • Treasurer – 2011-2012
    • Trustee – 2004-2010
    • Co-Chair, Family Law Committee – 2008-2016
    • Chair, Fee Arbitration Committee – 2014
    • District VI Ethics Committee – 2007-2011
  • Union County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Collaborative Law Group – 2021-present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals – 2012-present
  • Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist – 2005-2015

Awards & Honors

  • New Jersey Family Magazine’s Best Lawyers for Families – 2019
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 10 Best Client Satisfaction – 2015
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Family Lawyer of the Year – 2011
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star – 2006-2011
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Certificate of Appreciation