About Alison C. Leslie

A Rising Star that offers you personal attention

Alison C. Leslie practices family law in Morristown, New Jersey. Super Lawyers magazine has designated her as a Rising Star. One of the best young New Jersey family lawyers today, Alison Leslie has a wealth of expertise and skill to resolve your case, through settlement, mediation, or litigation.

A sole practitioner who has worked for several major law firms, Alison offers large-firm results with small-firm, personalized attention to her clients’ needs. She is active with many legal associations, including the Family Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section, the Young Lawyer Subcommittee for the NJ State Bar (as Chair), the Family Law Section of the Morris County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Matrimonial Inns of Court, and the Young Lawyers Association. She has also published articles on legal issues, including reimbursement alimony, domestic violence, and working with experts and civil unions.

A frequent lecturer

Alison is frequently asked to lecture by her peers. She has lectured at the annual retreat for the New Jersey State Bar in Rome, Italy on international child custody,  in Santa Barbara, California on civil unions, and even in Disney World on high income child support litigation. She has also lectured for the Essex County bar in St. Thomas on nuances and issues in civil unions as well as in Puerto Rico on the economy and changing child support and alimony.

Education

Alison earned an undergraduate degree in the Scholar’s Program at Bucknell University in Lewisburg; she also attended Oxford University in the U.K. as part of her undergraduate program. She studied law at Seton Hall University School of Law in South Orange and then clerked for a family-law judge in Morristown. She practices family law exclusively today and enjoys its challenges and its fluidity immensely. “It encompasses many other areas of law, and it’s always changing,” she says. “You need an attorney who is experienced in practicing law and skilled in the knowledge of family law.  I learn new things every day, and it’s very rewarding to be able to pass along that knowledge to my clients.”