NJ Divorce Lawyer Bios - Our Attorneys

Richard S. Diamond, Esq.

Managing Partner

Mr. Diamond is a frequent lecturer on various family law topics and has been a guest on various radio and television programs within and outside New Jersey, including appearances on Channel 9 News, the Bob Grant Radio Show, and before the New Jersey Psychological Association, the New Jersey CPA Society, and the New Jersey Counsel for Childrens’ Rights.
Admitted:

  • 1985 - New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • 1991 – Florida

Law School:
  • Seton Hall (J.D., 1985)

Certifications:
  • Certified Matrimonial Attorney by the N.J. Supreme Court
  • Certified Divorce Mediator
  • Economic Mediator appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court as part of its pilot program on economic mediation in divorce matters
  • Graduate of the Family Law Advocacy Institute for Matrimonial Lawyers

Member:
  • Union and Essex County Family Law Early Settlement Panel programs (ESP)
  • Union County New Jersey (Family Law Section)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Honors:
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Super Lawyers

Reported and Unreported Appellate Division Decisions:
  • Evans v. Steffens, 2008 N.J. Super. Unpub. Lexis 714 (App. Div. June 26, 2008)
  • Clark v. Pomponio, 397 N.J. Super 630 (App. Div. 2008), certif. denied, 195 N.J. 420 (2008)
  • Viglione v. Viglione, 2006 N.J. Super. Unpub. Lexis 344
  • Brown v. Brown, 792 A.2d 463, (N.J.Super.A.D. Feb 28, 2002)
  • Sculler v. Sculler, 791 A.2d 1146, (N.J.Super.Ch. Jul 09, 2001)
  • J.W.P. v. W.W., 604 A.2d 603, (N.J.Super.A.D. Nov 14, 1991)
  • J.W.P. v. W.W., 604 A.2d 695, (N.J.Super.Ch. Nov 06, 1990)
  • M.I. v. B.I., 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 150, 1, 2013 WL 238165 (App.Div. Jan. 23, 2013)
  • Fusca v. Fusca, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2141, 2013 WL 4525653 (App.Div. Aug. 28, 2013)
  • Plessinger v. Plessinger, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1812, 2012 WL 3047162 (App.Div. July 27, 2012)
  • Connaughton v. Connaughton, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2819, 2012 WL 6698738 (App.Div. Dec. 27, 2012)
  • Richards v. Richards, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 784 (App.Div. Apr. 9, 2015)
  • Schwartz v. Schwartz, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 805 (App.Div. Mar. 3, 2015)

Robert Diamond, Esq.

Of Counsel

Admitted:

  • 1955 - New Jersey
  • 1975 - U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:
  • Rutgers University (J.D., 1955)

Positions Held:
  • Township Attorney, Mayor and Magistrate, Township of Hillside, 1957 - 1972

Member:
  • Union County New Jersey (Family Law Section)

Certifications:
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Retired)
  • Former Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey

Reported Supreme Court Cases:
  • Kazin v. Kazin, 81 N.J. 85 (1979)
  • Bak-A-Lum v. Alcoa, 69 N.J. 123 (1976)

Lynn Matits Gianforte, Esq.

Partner

Admitted:

  • 2000 - New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • 2001 - New York
  • 2002 - U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Law School:
  • New York Law School (J.D., 2000)

Member:
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Reported and Unreported Appellate Division decisions:
  • Evans v. Steffens, 2008 N.J. Super. Unpub. Lexis 714 (App. Div. June 26, 2008)
  • Clark v. Pomponio, 397 N.J. Super 630 (App. Div. 2008), certif. denied, 195 N.J. 420 (2008)
  • M.I. v. B.I., 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 150, 1, 2013 WL 238165 (App.Div. Jan. 23, 2013)
  • Fusca v. Fusca, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2141, 2013 WL 4525653 (App.Div. Aug. 28, 2013)
  • Plessinger v. Plessinger, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1812, 2012 WL 3047162 (App.Div. July 27, 2012)
  • Connaughton v. Connaughton, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2819, 2012 WL 6698738 (App.Div. Dec. 27, 2012)
  • Richards v. Richards, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 784 (App.Div. Apr. 9, 2015)

With more than half a century's experience, it's easy to see that Diamond & Diamond is the smart choice when you find yourself in need of NJ family law attorneys. Email or call us now at 973.379.9292