Brad M. Micklin’s approach and experience has led him to be an award winning attorney having received numerous awards and accolades. Brad was recently published as a “Top Lawyer in New Jersey” in 2014 in the Legal Network for having the highest ethical standards and professional excellence. Brad was also the recipient of the Martindale Hubble “Client Distinction Award” for excellence in quality of service in 2013 and 2014. He also received Avvo’s “Excellent Rated Attorney” for excellent professional conduct and experience three years in a row: 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Brad recently received an award from the American Institute of Family Lawyers as one of the 2015 Top Ten Best Lawyers in the area of client satisfaction. The organization mission is to recognize excellence, allowing clients to make wise decisions. Brad and his team pride themselves on delivering exceptional service and are honored to receive this award.
Brad is the lead attorney and managing member at The Micklin Law Group. For more than 20 years, he has helped clients through some of the toughest, most emotional experiences in their lives, including in high conflict divorces, child custody battles and probate litigation. He has extensive experience in the courtroom and has gained additional expertise and knowledge through advanced family law courses and training in handwriting analysis, body language and advanced micro expression.
When representing clients involved in difficult family legal matters, Brad makes sure he takes as much time as each client needs to discuss concerns, hopes and fears. From there, he tailors his services to match overarching goals and budgets. He also offers his time, articles and other resources to continually teach his clients about the law, even after representation is over. He even holds client dinners and other events.
Based on his work as a litigator, Brad has earned numerous successful results, including successfully arguing the lead case in New Jersey divorce law defining the laws concerning limited duration alimony and its modification. In addition to hislitigation and negotiation experience, Brad also has extensive training and experience in the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes. After serving as a mediator for the Attorney General’s Office in Delaware, he received certification as a mediator through the Superior Court of New Jersey. He later received an invitation to serve as a commercial arbitrator from the Assignment Judge, Union County, New Jersey.
Brad is also a November 2014 recipient of the prestigious National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers award for his advocacy on behalf of family law clients in New Jersey. The award was granted based on Brad’s superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in family law.
Brad is originally from Philadelphia, PA, and is a graduate of Temple University and Widener University of Law. When he isn’t helping clients, you’ll find him playing the guitar, swimming or lifting weights.
Avvo Excellent Rated Attorney
Brad has received an “Excellent” rating as an attorney on Avvo.
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Martindale Client Distinction Award
Brad is honored to have received the 2014 Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell. The award was received because of Brad’s quality of service, overall value, responsiveness, and communications ability.
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- High conflict divorce
- High asset divorce
- Military divorce
Matrimonial and Family Law
- Child custody and visitation
- Child support
- Spousal support/alimony
- Property division
- Post-decree modifications
- Post-decree enforcement
Wills, Trusts and Estates
- Estate planning
- Health care directives
- Powers of attorney
- Estate administration
- Probate litigation
- New Jersey
- Federal District Court, 3rd District
Widener University of Law, Delaware
Temple University, Pennsylvania
- Honorary Chairman of the Business Council for State of New Jersey
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- American Bar Association
- Bankruptcy Inn of Court, 2000-2002
- Trial Inn of Court, 2000-2001
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Pennsylvania State Bar Association
- 2015 Top Ten Best Lawyers in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
- 2014 Top Lawyers Award- The Legal Network
- 2014 Client Distinction Award for Excellence in Quality of Service, Martindale-Hubbell
- 2014 Excellent Rated Attorney Award, Avvo
- 2014 National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers
- 2013Client Distinction Award for Excellence in Quality of Service, Martindale-Hubbell
- 2013 Excellent Rated Attorney Award, Avvo
- 2012 Excellent Rated Attorney Award, Avvo
Past Employment Positions
Brad M. Micklin, Esq., Counsellor at Law, L.L.C., Managing member
April 1999 – Present
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