Amanda Trigg

Amanda Trigg

Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf, LLP

Profile

Education

Emory School of Law/ 1994/ JD

Admitted to Practice

Georgia/ 1994; New Jersey/ 1999; New York/ 1999

AAML Position(s) Held

National
  • 2021-22: Chair, Membership Committee
  • 2019-2021: Co-Chair, Hennenhoefer Council
  • Co-Chair, Admissions Standards & Procedures Committee
State
  • President of New Jersey Chapter, 2017-2018

Legal Organizations

  • President, AAML New Jersey Chapter
  • 2017-2018
  • Officer, AAML New Jersey Chapter, 2012-2019
  • Board, New Jersey Chapter, 2019-2022
  • IAFL-USA Counsel 2022-2024
  • IAFL-USA Parliamentarian 2020-2022
  • Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section, 2015-16
  • Officer, New Jersey State Bar Assn. Family Law Executive Committee, 2011 – present. Member, New Jersey State Bar Assn. Family Law Executive Committee, 2004- present
  • Chair of Legislation Sub-Committee, 2008-09 term, Co-chair 2007-09 term
  • Co-chair of Adoption Sub-committee 2005-2006, member 2004-2005
  • Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey Statewide Bench-Bar Liaison Committee on Family Division Standardization, 2006-2007.

CLE Presentations

  • Moderator, 2016 Family Law Symposium. New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, January 2016. Speaker, -Cohabitation and Alimony.” New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, January 2016. Moderator, -Unmasking Fraud in Matrimonial Litigation.” New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, November 2015. Speaker, -Take your Medicine: What you are expected to know and do to be competent” re: electronic information. American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, November 2015. Speaker, -The Second Time Around: Remarriage and Second Families.” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, August 2015. Speaker, -Family Law Summer Institute,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, July 2015. Speaker, Family Law Bench/ Bar Conference, NJSBA Annual Meeting, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, May 2015. Speaker/ Moderator, -Marketing in the 21st Century,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Annual Meeting, November 2014. Panelist, -Hot Tips in Family Law,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 2005, September 2006, September 2007, October 2009, October 2010, October 2011, November 2012, November 2014. Moderator: November 2013. Speaker, -Equitable Distribution of Pensions and Retirement Plans,” National Business Institute, November 2014. Speaker, -New Alimony Law in New Jersey,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, September 2014. Speaker, -Interplay of Family Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Real Estate,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, August 2014. Moderator, Family Law Bench/ Bar Conference, NJSBA Annual Meeting, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, May 2014. Speaker, -The Best Part of the Case: Effective Utilization of a Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce” & -Women are Great Expert Witnesses: Embracing the Differences: Gaining the Advantage,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers & American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Divorce Conference, April 2014. Moderator, -Emancipated? The Rights of Young Adults & Parents in the Wake of the Rachel Canning Case,” Institute for Continuing Legal Education, April 2014. Speaker, -Alimony Update,” Family Law Symposium, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 2014. Speaker, -Family Law Update,” National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Advanced Matrimonial Litigation Symposium, December 2013. Speaker, -Executive Compensation: more than just the K-1,” American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, November 2013.
  • Moderator:  -Custody in the 21st Century,”  New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, August and November 2013
  • Speaker, -Executive Compensation,” National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Annual Consultants’ Conference, June 2013
  • Moderator, -Winning and Losing in Relocation Cases,”  2013 NJSBA Annual meeting in conjunction with New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, May 2013
  • Panelist, -Hot Tips in Family Law,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 2005, September 2006, September 2007, October 2009, October 2010, October 2011, November 2012.  Moderator: November 2013
  •   Speaker, -Bankruptcy and Divorce,” Association of Divorce Financial Planners, 10th Annual Conference, September 2012
  •   Speaker, -Financial Planning – Guiding your clients through Divorce,”  New Jersey Society for Certified Public Accountants (Bergen County Chapter), September 2012
  •   -Relocation Update,” New Jersey Association For Justice Boardwalk Seminar, April 2012
  • -Business Valuation for Attorneys,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 2012
  • -Yours, Mine and Not Ours: Children’s College Accounts,” 2012 Family Law Symposium. New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 2012
  • Moderator, “Death after Divorce: Avoiding Custodial & Financial Pitfalls,” NJSBA Annual Meeting, May 2009
  • Moderator, “Beyond the Family Part,” New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, December 2008
  • Panelist, “Hot Tips in Family Law,” New Jersey Institute for continuing Legal Education, February 2005, September 2006 and September 2007
  • October 2009, October 2010, October 2011. Panelist, “Custody Conversations,” New Jersey State Bar Assn. Annual Meeting, May 2007
  • Moderator, Custody Basics, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, August, October and December 2006
  • Speaker, “Law and the Libido” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Forum, (New Jersey Chapter), September 2006
  • Speaker, Family Law Symposium, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, January 2006
  • Speaker, “Family Law for Paralegals,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, July 2005
  • Panelist, “Evidence for Family Lawyers (2005),” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, March 2005
  • Moderator, “Taxation for Family Lawyers (2004),” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, August 2004
  • Panelist, Family Law Retreat 2004, Young Lawyers’ Presentation, March 2004
  • Moderator, “Beyond the Family Part: What Matrimonial attorneys Need to Know about Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury, Taxation, Estate Planning and Disability Issues (2004),” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, February 2004
  • Speaker, “Assessing a Custody Case,” Bergen County Bar Assn., Family Law Committee, October 2002.

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