Amy Zylman Shimalla - Shimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D

Amy Zylman Shimalla

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

              Amy Shimalla is a graduate of Rutgers University (with highest honors) and of Seton Hall Law School.  She is a partner with Shimalla, Wechsler & Lepp, LLP in Warren, New Jersey where she limits her practice to Family Law, Collaborative Divorce, Mediation, and Arbitration.  Ms. Shimalla is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and accredited by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM) as a divorce and custody mediator.
              Ms. Shimalla  co-founded the custody mediation program in Somerset County and she serves as a mediator under the Statewide Mandatory Economic Mediation Program.  She sits on the Early Settlement Panels in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties and is Co-Chair of the Somerset County Bar Association Family Law Committee.  She is a former President of the Somerset County Bar Association and former Trustee from Somerset County to the New Jersey State Bar Association.  Amy is a Past Chair  of the District XIII Fee Arbitration Committee and a member of the District XIII Ethics Committee.  She is also Past Chair of the NJSBA Task Force on Diversity and Past Chair of the NJSBA Women In the Profession Section.  Ms. Shimalla is also the recipient of the Year 2000 New Jersey Commission on Professionalism Attorney of the Year award for Somerset County.  She has been named in Best Lawyers in America for Alternate Dispute Resolution 2005-2011.  
     Amy is a frequent lecturer for various groups, including the Institute for Continuing Legal Education as a trainer in their Mediation Training and Collaborative Law Training seminars.   She is currently a member of the NJSBA Family Law Executive Committee, and President Elect of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group. 

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New BrunswickBA 1980Seton Hall UniversityJ.D. 1986

Office Location

101 Town Center
Warren, NJ 07059
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law Mediation of the Woodbridge Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law Mediation of the Newark Metro Area
Amy Zylman Shimalla has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Amy Zylman Shimalla has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Family Law
Family Law Mediation

Other Information

Gender: Female