Gary N. Skoloff is one of the founders of Skoloff & Wolfe, PC and is a nationally recognized family law practitioner. Mr. Skoloff, a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, and past President of the New Jersey Chapter of the of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, has argued many of the leading and most high-profile matrimonial cases in the state, including the well-known surrogate mother case of Baby M.
Mr. Skoloff has been a leader of the family law bar both in New Jersey and on the national level. In addition to serving as the Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, Mr. Skoloff served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Family Advocate, a publication of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section.
Mr. Skoloff served as Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and as a member of the Executive Committee of that Section. He is actively involved with both the Essex and Morris County Bar Associations. Mr. Skoloff was appointed by the Supreme Court to serve on its Family Law Committee.
Mr. Skoloff is a frequent lecturer on family law topics and has repeatedly lectured for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Skoloff was an adjunct professor of Family Law at Seton Hall Law School and has also served as the President of the Rutgers Law School Alumni Association.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Skoloff has received the Trial Bar Award from the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ), and has also received the prestigious Saul A. Tischler Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. The Tischler is presented annually in recognition for making a substantial impact upon the development of family law and the legal profession. Additionally, Mr. Skoloff received the prestigious Clapp award from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education for his many years of service to the Institute.
Mr. Skoloff is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and was recently named as one of New Jersey’s “Super 100” Lawyers as chosen by peers and independent research.
Mr. Skoloff is the author of New Jersey Family Law Practice, now in its fifteenth edition, published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, which is widely regarded as one of the foremost treatises on New Jersey family law. In addition, Mr. Skoloff has published numerous articles in the New Jersey Law Journal, New Jersey Lawyer, and various publications of the American Bar Association.