Mr. Paone, a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, is a founder and senior partner of the firm. With over 35 years of experience in family law, child custody and divorce, Mr. Paone has worked with hundreds of families, has leadership roles in a variety of professional organizations and won many awards through the legal profession.
Mr. Paone is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Attorneys. The College is composed of the top 100 divorce attorneys in the US.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Paone over the years to committees relating to the practice of divorce and family law. Locally, he is a member of the Monmouth, Middlesex and New Jersey bar associations. He is a Past President of the Middlesex County Bar Association and the Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New Jersey Chapter. He serves by appointment of the New Jersey Supreme Court as a member of the Supreme Court Special Committee on Attorney Ethics and Admissions. He is a past Chair of the Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification and a past member of the Supreme Court Board on Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Paone was the 2018-2019 Co-Chair of the Monmouth Bar Association Family Law Committee. Nationally, Mr. Paone is a member of the American Bar Association, Family Law section.
Mr. Paone has received many accolades throughout his distinguished career in law, including The International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Outstanding Ability in Courtroom Advocacy, the Middlesex County Bar Association Family Lawyer of the Year, the New Jersey State Bar Association Distinguished Legislative Service Award, the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section 2002 Tischler Award, the Middlesex County Bar Association Family Law Section 2008 Schoifet Award.
Mr. Paone has been selected by Best Lawyers® in 2015 & 2020 Family Law Lawyer of the Year.