Brad is the lead attorney and managing member at The Micklin Law Group, LLC. 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 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.
J.D. – Widener University of Law, Delaware
B.A. – 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
- New Jersey
- Federal District Court, 3rd District
FAQ with Brad
How does Micklin Law Group make complex legal topics and the family law process accessible to all clients from all backgrounds?
We produce a variety of legal media, including eBooks, monthly webinars, and blog posts, on various legal issues and topics so that people have access to a wealth of information about their case and issues without having to first hire and pay an attorney.
What's one major achievement that you have accomplished at The Micklin Law Group, LLC that you're proud of?
I am proud of the growth of the office over the past 5-10 years. Despite adverse changes in the economy, The Micklin Law Group, LLC has continuously expanded which suggests we are serving our clients well.
What do you love most about the firm and what you do?
My most rewarding aspect of work is helping people out of difficult relationships. I feel that I have a good sensitivity to the issues and the clients and many other lawyers I’ve found do not.
What is your favorite part of Nutley, NJ?
Nutley is the biggest little town I have ever seen. It really offers everything: good people, restaurants, shopping and social events.
How do you and your team advocate for and support your clients throughout the divorce process?
- 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
Brad M. Micklin’s approach and experience has led him to be an award winning attorney having received numerous awards and accolades.
Note: Granting Organization and Selection Criteria are directly under the badges. All granting organizations are named in the actual award with one exception. American Academy of Trial Attorneys was granted by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
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