Jennie L. Osborne

Jennie L. Osborne

Phone: (973) 586-4912
Fax: (973) 627-2858

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Jennie L. Osborne

Jennie L. Osborne has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2013
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2012
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2011

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Jennie L. Osborne’s practice is devoted solely to matrimonial and family law, where she represents clients in all matters pertaining to family disputes, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and domestic violence, among others. Ms. Osborne’s approach with every client is to listen to them to gain an understanding of the overall context for their specific legal matter. She maintains this is critical as so many matrimonial and family law cases transcend the particular complaint at hand. By getting a sense of the broader family background, she is able to develop strategies that take all elements into account. Part of her success in doing so is her ability to develop open, trusting relationships with her clients. Given the emotionally wrenching aspects of many family law cases, especially when children are involved, Ms. Osborne works to create a solid outcome that won’t be threatened by multiple challenges and changes in the future.

One of Ms. Osborne’s notable roles was serving as associate trial counsel to former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey in his divorce and custody litigation. The high-profile trial highlighted substantial issues involving joint custody, parenting time, celebrity goodwill valuation and employment evaluation. Intense national and local television, radio and print coverage accompanied the entire hearing, giving the case wide public exposure. Working first-hand on the case, Ms. Osborne gained invaluable experience in dealing with a highly volatile case where much of the legal action was scrutinized and evaluated in the court of public opinion.

Practice Areas

Joined Firm

  • 2004

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2004
  • New York, 2004


  • Seton Hall University, J.D.
  • Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, B.A.

Memberships and Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Morris County Bar Association – Member
  • Passaic County Bar Association – Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America – Member
  • Northern New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court, 2003 – Present
  • Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – 2011- Domestic Relations Committee
  • Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – 2011 – Matrimonial Committee
  • Passaic County Bar Association, 2004 – Present – Early Settlement Panel

Representative Cases

Associate trial counsel to former N.J. Governor James McGreevey in his divorce and custody litigation in 2008

Past Employment

  • Center for Social Justice, Family Law Clinic, 2003.
  • Saracino & Saracino, LLC, December 2003 – July 2004, Associate
  • Saracino & Saracino, LLC (formerly William Saracino, Esq.), May 1978 – December 2003, paralegal, law clerk.

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law, 2018-2019