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.