Angela Scafuri's practice focuses on commercial litigation and matrimonial issues. For over a decade, she assisted individual and corporate clients in both simple and complex matters with an eye toward resolution, whether it be in the arena of alternative dispute resolution or litigation.
She has appeared and argued cases at both the trial and appellate levels, and has successfully represented clients in federal courts throughout the country.
As a Principal of the firm, Angela devotes a substantial portion of her practice to family law issues. Her background in insurance and commercial matters enhances her abilities in the family law arena, particularly, as to sophisticated equitable distribution issues. She assists her clients in all aspects of family law, including the treatment of join martial assess and the protection of separate property, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, domestic violence, and the drafting of separation and martial settlement agreements.
Complementing her litigation background, Angela is also a court appointed mediator for both family and civil matters, and is a trained Collaborative Law Attorney. She is admitted to the roster of Mediators for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases for several New Jersey Counties including Morris, Essex, Somerset and Monmouth. Angela is also admitted to the roster of Civil Mediators for the Superior Court of New Jersey for Morris, Essex, Somerset, Warren, Monmouth, Bergen and Passaic counties. In addition, Angela serves as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist for Morris County, and volunteers her time for both the New Jersey Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project of Morris County and the Morris County Family Law Self-Help Clinic for pro se litigants. She also devotes her time to our service men and women through the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Military Project.
Angela has been recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Monthly as one of the state’s top “Rising Stars” since 2009, and was recognized by her peers as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2011. She is a member of her firm’s Hiring and Diversity Committees, and has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the District XA Ethics Committee.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.