150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Christopher Rade Musulin

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Musulin Law Firm, LLC

Contact Information

Office
135 High Street
PO Box 100
Mt. Holly NJ 08060
Work (609) 267-0070
Fax (609) 267-7713


Practice State

New Jersey

Introduction

Christopher Rade Musulin, Esquire, has been practicing law for 30 years as both a matrimonial and family law attorney and divorce mediator. In 2007, Mr. Musulin founded Musulin Law Firm, LLC, located in Mt. Holly, NJ, which is a law firm devoted exclusively to the practice areas of matrimonial and family law. Chris is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, a New Jersey Accredited Professional Mediator, and an AAML-certified family law arbitrator. He is also a member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the NJSBA; the co-chairman of the Burlington County Bar Association Family Law Committee; and the former Fee Arbitration Secretary for District III-B. Mr. Musulin is on the Board of Directors for the NJ-AAML. He is also a Member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Family Practice Committee. His articles have been published numerous times in the New Jersey Family Lawyer and he regularly lectures at seminars sponsored by ICLE and the Burlington County Bar Association as well as monitors and helps present lectures at the BCBA. Chris has devoted decades to honing his professional skills so that he can effectively help people who are going through serious matrimonial and family law matters.

Emphasis

Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation in Matrimonial Law and Family Law, as well as Divorce and Family Law Mediation and Arbitration Services

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Counties

  • Burlington, New Jersey
  • Camden, New Jersey
  • Gloucester, New Jersey
  • Mercer, New Jersey

Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, NJ, Juris Doctor -1988; Livingston College, Rutgers University, Bachelor of Arts - 1984 - Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha - Major: Political Science Rutgers University, Eagleton Institute of Politics, New Brunswick, NJ, Undergraduate Associates Degree - 1984; Seton Hall University Institute of Dispute Resolution - 1995; Certificate for Completion of Intensive Training Seminar in Divorce Mediation

Legal Organizations

Bar Admissions: U.S. Supreme Court, 2002; District of Columbia, 1996; New Jersey, 1988; U.S. District Court, 1988; Legal Associations: Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; American Bar Assn.; New Jersey State Bar Assn.; Burlington County Bar Assn.; New Jersey Assn. of Professional Mediators; New Jersey Supreme Court, Member of Family Practice Committee. Current Positions: Burlington County Bar Assn.- Family Law Bench/Bar Committee; Co-Chairman - Alimony Guidelines Committee, Family Law Executive Committee, Family Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Assn.; New Jersey Supreme Court, Member of Family Practice Committee; Member - Arbitration Statute Committee, Family Law Executive Committee, Family Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Assn.; Panelist -Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist, County of Burlington, NJ; Member - Family Law Executive Committee, Legislative Subcommittee - New Jersey State Bar Assn.; Past Positions: Member - New Jersey State Bar Assn. Family Law Track Seminars Development Committee, 2009; Member - Burlington County Best Practices Compliance Committee, 2006; Member - Burlington County Custody/Visitation Subcommittee, Experts Qualification Committee, 2001; District IIIB Fee Arbitration Secretary, 1994 - 2008; Former Delegate to the General Counsel - New Jersey State Bar Assn.; Member - Legislative Subcommittee of the Family Law Executive Committee, New Jersey State Bar Assn.; Chariman - Burlington County Bar Assn. Pro Bono Committee; Member - Burlington County Bar Assn. Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; Member - Burlington County Bar Assn. Criscuolo Committee.

Awards

Recipient, Robert W. Criscuolo Award from the Burlington County Bar Assn. for Contributions to the Burlington County Bar Assn. and Community Activities.

CLE Presentations

Moderator, In re topic: “Relevant Issues in the Critique of Opposing Expert Valuation/Cash Flow Reports,” Burlington County Bar Association, November 15, 2016; Speaker, In re topic: “Divorce and Retirement in the Post-Alimony Reform World,” NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 27, 2016; Moderator, in re topic: Forensic Substance Abuse Evaluations in Family Law Matters; Burlington County Bar Association, November 10. 2015; Speaker, Topic: Military Law and Support, Burlington County Bar Association, February 25, 2015; Speaker, In re article: The Revised New Jersey Alimony Statue and the Average Age of Retirement by Occupation: Fact or Fiction, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, NJ State Bar Association, 2015 Family Law Symposium on Retirement, January 24, 2015; Speaker, Topic: Let's Go Dutch on Jurisdiction, Burlington County Bar Association, December 9, 2015; Speaker, Topic: The Changing Face of Alimony in the State of New Jersey; Burlington County Bar Association Seminar, February 19, 2014; Speaker, Topic: The Impact of U.S. vs. Windsor on NJ Same-Sex Couples and What Family Lawyers Need to know," Burlington County Bar Association, December 18, 2013; Speaker, In re article: “For the Military Divorce: Establishing Support Without a Court Order," NJ Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, November 11, 2013; Speaker, Boardwalk Seminar 2012 on Alimony Guidelines, New Jersey Association for Justice, April 26, 2012; Speaker, Hot Tips Seminar on Post Judgment Alimony Issues and Glass v. Glass, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2011; Speaker, In re article: “Recent Developments in Family Law Arbitration,” Joint Bench/Bar Meeting of NJ Burlington County Bar Association and NJ Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Update - October 27, 2010; Speaker, In re article on Pet Custody, NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, October 2, 2010; Speaker, In re article: “Alimony Guidelines – Should New Jersey Adopt a Formula Approach for Spousal Support,” NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting, May 2009; Speaker, Topic: Medical Benefits for a Dependent Spouse: The Limited Judgment of Divorce and COBRA Privileges (Under New Jersey and Federal Law)," NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education 2009 Seminar, NJ; Moderator, In re topic: “Relevant Issues in the Critique of Opposing Expert Valuation/Cash Flow Reports,” Burlington County Bar Association, November 15, 2016; Speaker, In re article: “QDRO’s…They’re not just for breakfast anymore,” (Co-Author), Hot Tips in Family Law: Back to Basics, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education 2008 Seminar; Speaker, In Re article “Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues,” New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and NJ State Bar Assoc. Family Law Section, 2008; Speaker, Alimony, Family Law Bench/Bar Committee Meeting, Burlington County Bar Association, 2007 - September 1, 2008; Speaker, Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time in Burlington County, Update on Best Practices, proposed Rule Changes, Custody Experts and the MESP Program, Burlington County Bar Association, 2006; Speaker, Mediation Seminar, Burlington County Bar Association, 2005; Speaker, Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time Mediation, Burlington County Bar Association, 2005; Speaker, Fee Arbitration Seminar, Burlington County Bar Association, 2005; Speaker, High school circuit of Date Safe program, Burlington Superior Court Dating Violence Prevention Program, 2007

Author

“The Division of Spousal Student Loan Debt in Divorce”, New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 5 - April, 2016 “The Revised New Jersey Alimony Statute and the Average Age of Retirement by Occupation: Fact or Fiction?” NJ State Bar Association, 2015 Family Law Symposium on Retirement, NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 24, 2015 "For the Military Divorce: Establishing Support Without a Court Order," NJ Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, November 2013 "Work-related Childcare Expenses: A Black Hole in the Child-Support Universe," New Jersey Family Lawyer, September 2013 "Psychology of Settlement," New Jersey Family Lawyer, February 2012 "To Guideline, or Not to Guideline: That is Not the Correct Question," New Jersey Family Lawyer, June 2012 "The Use of Protective Orders in Matrimonial Litigation," New Jersey Family Lawyer, June 2011 "Recent Developments in Family Law Arbitration," Joint Bench/Bar Meeting of BCBA and CCBA, October 2010 "I want a Divorce. And I want the Dog!" (Co-author) Continuing Legal Education Hot Tips Seminar, October 2, 2010 "Alimony Guidelines – Should New Jersey Adopt a Formula Approach for Spousal Support," NJ State Bar Association Annual Meeting, May 2009 "Medical Benefits for a Dependent Spouse: The Limited Judgment of Divorce and COBRA Privileges (Under New Jersey and Federal Law)," New Jersey Family Lawyer, October 2009 "QDRO's…They're not just for breakfast anymore (Co-Author)," Hot Tips in Family Law: Back to Basics, Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2008 "Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues," NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2008 "Alimony," Burlington County Bar Association, 2007 "Addressing Post Judgment College Expense Issues," Burlington County Bar Association, 2006 "Revised Procedures for Custody and Parenting Time in Burlington County," (co-author), Burlington County Bar Association, 2006 Burlington County MESP Program Recommendation Sheet, Burlington County Bar Association, 2006 "Revised MESP Procedures," (co-author),Burlington County Bar Association, 2006 "College Expenses," Burlington County Bar Association, 2006 "Revised Form of Custody/Parenting Time Order," (co-author), Burlington County Bar Association, 2005 "Revised Policy and Procedure Manual for Custody/Parenting Time," (co-editor), Burlington County Bar Association, 2005 "Tax Treatment of Alimony," Burlington County Bar Association, 2002 "Divorce Mediation - A Primer," Burlington County Bar Association, 1999 "Divorce – A Legal Roadmap," Burlington County Bar Association, 1999 “Role of the Divorce Mediation Consulting Attorney,” Burlington County Bar Association, 1994

AAML Chapter

Fellow, 2006 - Present; New Jersey Chapter, Board of Managers, 2008-2018; Member of Administration Committee, 2013-2014; Chairman of Long Range Planning Committee, 2013-2014; Chairman of Membership Committee, 2011-2013; Board of Examiners, 2010-2011; PR/Website Membership Committee, 2009-2010; Newsletter Committee, 2008-2009.

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