Dorothy J. Kenney

Dorothy J. Kenney

Phone: 973-586-4928
Fax: 973-627-0869

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Dorothy J. Kenney

Dorothy J. Kenney has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2017

In September 2013, Dorothy J. Kenney joined Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, PC as an associate in the Matrimonial and Family Law Departments.

Dorothy received her B.A. summa cum laude from Montclair State University in 2009 with a double major in Jurisprudence and Political Science and a minor in Business Administration.  She graduated with her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, New Jersey in 2012. While in law school she was Co-Chair of the Domestic Violence Advocacy Program, the Notes & Comments Editor for Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and a volunteer for the Essex County Family Justice Center, providing legal assistance to domestic violence litigants.

After law school, and prior to joining the firm, Dorothy served as law clerk to the Honorable Ernest M. Caposela, Presiding Judge Family Part for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic Vicinage. While working for the Court, she handled all family matters including divorce litigation, alimony, child support, custody, domestic violence and juvenile delinquency. She also served as a certified State Court mediator for landlord tenant and small claims disputes.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey – Juris Doctor 2012
  • Montclair State University – 2009
    • summa cum laude

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Ernest M. Caposela -Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic Vicinage
    • Law Clerk for Presiding Judge Family Part
  • The Margolis Law Firm
    • Law Clerk
  • DiChiara, Krakower, LLP
    • Law Clerk
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    • Law Clerk in the hospital’s legal department
  • The Honorable Tonianne J. Bongiovanni – District Court of New Jersey
    • Judicial Intern to a United States District Magistrate Judge
  • Essex County Family Justice Center
    • Volunteer Legal Advocate

Professional Associations

  • Morris County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Barry I. Croland Family Law Inns of Court