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Townsend, Tomaio and Newmark Achieves Success in New Jersey Supreme Court Case Involving Grandparent Visitation

Jan 14, 2016

After a lengthy legal battle that culminated in a recent decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark achieved a significant victory on behalf of two loving grandparents seeking visitation with the …

Amanda S. Jemas, Esq.

Bergen County NJ Family Lawyer

New Jersey Divorce and Family Law Attorney


Hackensack, New Jersey
Morristown, New Jersey
866-959-9455 (Toll Free)

Amanda S. Jemas, Esq. joined Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C. in April 2016.  Prior to joining the firm, Amanda served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne, P.J.F.P., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County, Family Part.

Amanda received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Villanova University and her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. While in law school, she interned for Judges Michelle Hollar-Gregory and Thomas M. Moore in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Essex County, Family Division in the summer of 2009 and spring of 2011, respectively. Upon graduating law school, Amanda practiced commercial litigation for two years. Since 2014, Amanda has practiced exclusively in family and matrimonial matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Division of Assets
  • Parental Rights and Obligations
  • Parental Alienation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Grandparent Issues
  • Domestic Partnership and Civil Unions
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2011
  • New York, 2013


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, J.D.
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Morris County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Barry Croland Family Law Inn of Court, Associate, 2012 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Donahue, Hagan, Klein & Weisberg, LLC, 2014-2016
  • The Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne, J.S.C., Law Clerk, 2013 – 2014
  • The McKenna Law Firm, 2012 – 2013
  • Paul G. Jemas, Esq., P.C., 2011 – 2012
  • The Honorable Thomas M. Moore, J.S.C., Judicial Intern, 2011
  • The Honorable Michelle Hollar-Gregory, J.S.C., Judicial Intern, 2009

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