Jhanice V. Domingo

Jhanice V. Domingo

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Jhanice V. Domingo

Jhanice V. Domingo has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2013
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2012
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2010
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2009

Jhanice V. Domingo is a member of the Matrimonial Law Department and handles a wide range of divorce and custody cases. Ms. Domingo works in partnership with the firm’s Estates & Trusts/Taxation Department in drafting and negotiating prenuptial agreements and marital settlement agreements that comprehensively address various tax and estate planning issues relative to a divorce.  As a former prosecutor and trained litigator, Ms. Domingo has extensive courtroom experience and handles various juvenile and domestic violence matters in addition to divorce cases.

Ms. Domingo began her career in 2002 as Law Clerk for the Honorable Joseph P. Donohue, J.S.C., Chancery Division, Family Part, Union County, and then gained experience as Assistant Prosecutor in the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office until 2003. Ms. Domingo briefed and argued in the Appellate Division the case of State of New Jersey vs. Russell Breitweiser, 373 N.J. Super. 271 (App. Div. 2004), which resulted in a published opinion that held that a defendant can be convicted of second-degree tender-years sexual assault if there was an unreasonable risk that the underage child might view the offensive conduct.

Ms. Domingo was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 2002, and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey in 2003. She received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ in 2002, and her B.A. from Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, in 1999, where she received “Dean’s List” honors and majored in Psychology with a minor in Women’s Studies. Ms. Domingo is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Morris County Bar Association.  Ms. Domingo is also actively involved with the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (“APALA NJ”).  In 2006/2007, she served as APALA NJ’s Membership Committee co-chairperson and is presently the PR/Marketing Committee co-chairperson. Additionally, she is the current Executive Board Treasurer of APALA NJ (2011-2012)

Ms. Domingo also has been recognized for her pro bono work with the Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Private Attorney Program, and has been selected to New Jersey Super Lawyers, New Jersey Rising Stars in 2009 and 2010.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2003

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 2002, J.D.
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1999, B.A.
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Women’s Studies

Published Works

State of New Jersey v. Russell Breitweiser, 373 N.J.Super.271 (App. Div. 2004), Published Opinion

Professional Associations, Memberships

  • Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALANJ), Member (2002 – Present)
  • APALA NJ Executive Board Vice President (2012-2013)
  • APALA NJ Executive Board Treasurer (2011-2012)
  • APALA NJ Government and Judicial Affairs Committee, Co-Chair (2011-2012)
  • APALA NJ PR/Marketing Committee. Co-Chair (2009-2010)
  • APALA NJ Membership Committee, Co-Chair (2006-2007)
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Family Practice Committee, Member (2011-2012)
  • Women Lawyers of Union County, Member (2006 – Present)
  • American Inns of Court Family Law Inn, Member (2006 – Present)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member (2002 – Present)
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member (2002 – Present)

Awards and Recognition

  • Selected to New Jersey Super Lawyers
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2012
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2010
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Joseph P. Donohue, J.S.C., Law Clerk, Ch. Div, Family Part, Union, 2002 – 2003
  • Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, Assistant Prosecutor, 2003 – 2005
  • Golub & Isabel, P.C., Associate, 2005 – 2006

Volunteer Work/ Pro Bono Activities

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Private Attorney Program, 2006

Languages

  • Tagalog