Charny Karpousis Altieri & Donoian, P.A., a boutique South Jersey firm concentrating in divorce and family law, announces partner Rebecca A. Berger has been appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court State Domestic Violence Working Group (SDVWG) ~ a group responsible for resolving the systemic issues facing the courts in the area of domestic violence. A former member of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office Domestic Violence Unit, Ms. Berger has expertise in this area and advocates in such matters of abuse. She will work alongside other legal peers as well as members of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Division of Women, New Jersey State Police and other like organizations.
Rebecca A. Berger has been practicing law for thirteen years and represents clients in divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence and municipal court matters. Prior to joining the firm in May 2015, Ms. Berger worked as an Assistant Burlington County Prosecutor for seven years, handling a myriad of criminal cases on behalf of the State of New Jersey. During her four years in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Prosecutor’s Office, Ms. Berger trained law enforcement officers in the investigation and prevention of domestic violence. She is a member of the state and local bar associations and is Co-Chair of the Burlington County Bar Association – Family Part Section.
Admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Ms. Berger is an Associate member of the Thomas S. Forkin Family Law Inns of Court and has also been an active volunteer with the Domestic Violence Project and State of New Jersey Mediator and Community Dispute Resolution Committee. In 2016, she was one of twenty-one Burlington County business and community leaders selected for the prestigious honor of being named. In recognition of her work, Ms. Berger has been named to South Jersey Magazine’s “Awesome Attorneys,” SJ Magazine’s “Top Attorneys” and one of 2016’s Emerging Leaders by the Burlington County Times and the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce. She is a regular sought after speaker at seminars on domestic violence and other family law matters.
Charny Karpousis Altieri & Donoian, P.A. is a boutique family law firm with highly regarded attorneys who provide assertive and efficient representation to clients in all types of family law matters. This includes divorce, custody, alimony, child support, college contribution and equitable distribution. The firm’s attorneys are also skilled in cases involving domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, property settlement agreements and adoptions. While the attorneys are seasoned litigators, the firm also offers Alternate Dispute Resolution alternatives such as mediation and arbitration. In addition to the legal services provided to clients, the firm is strongly committed to the community. All of the firm’s attorneys participate in the region’s professional associations, provide pro bono legal services to indigent clients and support local and statewide charitable organizations. For more information, call (856) 574-4343.