He has been a chairman of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association; and the president of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a founding fellow of the Chapter. He was also a founding fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; a founding diplomat of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers; and a founding affiliate of the Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance. Mr. Cutler has been trained by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as a Matrimonial Mediator and a Matrimonial Arbitrator. He has been a member of four New Jersey Supreme Court Committees, and is presently co-chair of the Dissolution Subcommittee of the Family Practice Committee. He has been designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Attorney. He is also a Master in the New Jersey Family Law Inns of Court.
Mr. Cutler is the 1994 recipient of the prestigious Saul Tishler Award of the Family Law Section for his contributions to the advancement of Family Law in the State of New Jersey, and the 2002 recipient of the coveted Alfred C. Clapp Award of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education for his outstanding contributions and his ongoing commitment to the advancement of continuing legal education for the New Jersey Bench and Bar.
Mr. Cutler has been included in the prestigious designation of "The Best Lawyers in America” for many years. He is also listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and was included in the list of "Best Lawyers in New Jersey" by New Jersey Monthly, and has been listed as one of the top 100 lawyers (in all disciplines) in the State of New Jersey. He has been included in the list of "Super Lawyers" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine.
Mr. Cutler has written and taught extensively, most notably as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School, and as co-author of New Jersey Family Law Practice, a five volume treatise used by virtually every family law judge and lawyer in New Jersey.
NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT COMMITTEES
Civil Practice, 1976-1979; Matrimonial Litigation. 1980-1982; Family Part Practice, 1985-1987, 1999; Co-Chair, Financial Aspects of Divorce Subcommittee, 2001; Chair, Domestic Partnership Subcommittee, 2005; Co-Chair, Dissolution Subcommittee, 2011-; Board of Attorney Certification, 1996-2000
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MATRIMONIAL LAWYERS
Fellow, 1976-present, Member, Board of Governors, 1989-1994; Founding Fellow and President of NJ Chapter, 1985-1987
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FAMILY TRIAL LAWYERS
Founding Diplomat, 1994-
MORRIS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Member, 1970-; Board of Trustees, 1978-1980; Family Law Committee, 1973-1975; 1980-1992 (Chairman, 1987)
NEW JERSEY STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
Member, 1972-; Family Law Section, 1972- (Chair, 1976-77)
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (Member, 1973-; Family Law Section, 1973-; Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2010-)
TEACHING AND LECTURING
Counselor Cutler has taught and lectured on Family Law for four decades. He has taught at lectured at:
Institute for Continuing Legal Education (New Jersey)
Seton Hall University, School of Law
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Administrative Office of the Courts (New Jersey)
Essex County Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance
Family Law Institute, University of Kentucky
New Jersey State Bar Association
National Business Institute
Seminars on New Jersey Child Support Guidelines
American Inns of Court
Counselor Cutler has been published extensively.
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