Experienced Legal Representation
Brad M. Micklin, Esq.
Mr. Micklin is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania State bar associations and is licensed to appear in both State and Federal Courts.
Following receipt of his juris doctorate degree, Brad Micklin served as a Superior Court judicial law clerk to the Honorable Eugene H. Austin, J .S.C. Thereafter, Mr. Micklin performed complex civil litigation with David Kessler & Associates, L.L.C. for several years before opening his private practice. Mr. Micklin now concentrates his practice in divorce, family law cases and estate planning.
Brad M. Micklin is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyer's of America, a graduate of Seton Hall University's Bankruptcy Inn of Court and is a life member of the National Registry of Who's Who.
Diverse Clients Large Cases and Small
In addition to traditional legal representation in state and federal courts, Mr. Micklin has a diversified litigation practice including extensive training and experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution processes. After serving as a mediator for the Attorney General's Office in Delaware, Mr. Micklin was trained and certified as a mediator by the Superior Court of New Jersey. Mr. Micklin was later invited by the Assignment Judge, Union County, New Jersey to serve as a commercial arbitrator.
David Kessler & Associates, L.L.C.- Litigation associate. September 1997- April 1999
Eugene H. Austin, J.S.C.- Superior Court judicial law clerk. September 1996 - September 1997
SIGNIFICANT PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Business Enterprise Development, responsible for new business formation and preparation of supporting documentation and state filings. Review for compliance with statutory formalities.
Litigation Experience: Civil jury and bench trials, matrimonial arbitration, hearings and mediation, Federal bankruptcy hearings and motion practice, Administrative trials, Civil and Chancery motion practice and discovery.
Law Office Management: Implement marketing and client development plans, prepare budgets, payroll and accounting procedures, liability and risk management and general office and employee management.
Rachel Isaacs joined The Micklin Law Group in 2010 following a very prestigious family law clerkship in Cumberland County, which was followed by several years of family law experience with a solo-practitioner in South New Jersey. She continues with the firm and concentrates her practice in divorce law, domestic violence and custody practice. She further assists with estate planning and drafting for many complex estate and trust planning clients.
Ms. Isaacs received her Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law and a BS in Public Relations from Boston University, School of Communications. She is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Partners for Women and Justice / Rachel Coalition
Boston University, School of Communications 2004
Rone, Hughes & Kowalski, L.L.C. September 2009 – September 2010
Honorable Joseph P. Testa, J.S.C. September 2008 – August 2009
Hudson Legal and Special Counsel August 2007 – May 2008
Law Offices of Robert J. Incollingo, Esq. June 2005 – June 2007
Cooper Levenson April Niedelman & Wagenheim, P.A. Summer 2005
Richard M. Muglia
Richard Muglia is a recent graduate from Widener University School of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude. During his time at Widener University School of Law, he participated in the Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic, primarily focusing on family law issues. Richard acted as the recording secretary of the Brehon Law Society for two years and took part in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program as a volunteer tax preparer for indigent taxpayers.
In 2011, Richard was a summer associate for the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Appellate Division. He was responsible for extensive legal research, brief writing and trial preparation. Furthermore, he was lead counsel in gun permit hearings in front of Superior Court Judges.In the summer of 2010, Richard was a legal intern at The Micklin Group where he prepared briefs and memoranda on matrimonial and support issues. Also, he took part in trial preparation and assisted the firm during divorce and custody trials. We look forward to his continued work with the firm.
Widener University School of Law J.D., May 2012
GPA 3.18 - Honors: Cum Laude, Dean’s List
Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic (Family Law) – Certified Legal Intern
Brehon Law Society – Secretary (2010-12)
Military Law Society - Director of Academic Affairs (2011-12)
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity: Reed Chapter
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Preparer (2011 & 2012)
Kean University B.S. Marketing, May 2009 Union, NJ
Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List
Memberships: Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society, Mu Kappa Tau Honors Society
Middlesex County College A.A. Liberal Arts Business, May 2007
Honors: Graduated with High Honors, Dean’s List
Widener University Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic (Family Law), Wilmington, DE. August 2011 – December 2011
Certified Legal Intern
Represented clients from initial intake through final disposition
Counsel in custody and support matters in front of Family Court Masters
Proficient in hourly billing, file maintenance, and client interviews
Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, New Brunswick, NJ - Summer 2011
Summer Intern to MCPO Appellate Division and Trial Team
Lead counsel for Gun Permit Hearing
Prepared legal briefs and memoranda for the appellate and trial divisions
Participated in extensive trial work, witness preparation and depositions
Brad Micklin, Esq. Counselor at Law L.L.C., Nutley, NJ - Summer 2010
Summer Legal Intern for Brad Micklin, Esq.
Prepared briefs and legal memoranda on matrimonial and support issues
Reviewed and summarized depositions, prepared interrogatories, prepared legal research matrimonial and support issues, and participated in trial preparation and client interviews
Performed general office duties: organizing and maintaining legal files, billing and scheduling meetings and appointments
Stanziale & Stanziale, P.C., West Orange, NJ - Summer 2008
Summer Legal Intern for Benjamin Stanziale
Reviewed and summarized medical records, reports, and depositions for personal injury cases
Performed general office duties such as organizing and maintaining legal files, scheduling meetings and appointments, and sat in on client interviews