Providing Skilled Legal Expertise
for 133 Years
PRIMARY AREAS OF PRACTICE
Over the past decade, Ms. Fredericks has devoted her practice to matrimonial, divorce and family law, and continues to do so. She is a certified Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. She also serves as a divorce mediator and is collaboratively trained.
Ms. Fredericks works with clients whose needs lie in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce litigation, mediation and arbitration, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, property settlement agreements, domestic violence, and palimony. Ms. Fredericks takes great pride and care in helping her clients make it through these difficult matters.
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Upon graduation from Blair Academy, Ms. Fredericks attended and graduated from Lehigh University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Ms. Fredericks obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Rutgers School of Law Camden in 2006. After receiving her law degree, Ms. Fredericks served as law clerk to the Honorable Thomas H. Dilts, Presiding Judge in the New Jersey Family Court in Somerville, New Jersey. Ms. Fredericks is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the New York State Bar. Prior to joining Gebhardt & Kiefer in July 2008, Ms. Fredericks served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey in Newark. She is currently a partner with Gebhardt & Kiefer, and also serves as an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
Ms. Fredericks is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and serves on the organization's Board of Trustees. She is also a member of the NJSBA Family Law Section and is one of only ten attorneys statewide to be named to the NJSBA Leadership Academy class of fellows for 2016 - 2017.
Ms. Fredericks is also a member of the Hunterdon County Bar Association, where she currently serves as President. In addition, Ms. Fredericks is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association and Family Law Committee. She serves as an Early Settlement Panelist (ESP) in Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties, and she has also served as a parent coordinator, both Court appointed and privately. In addition, Ms. Fredericks volunteers to serve on the District XIII Ethics Committee. Most recently, Ms. Fredericks was appointed to the NJ Supreme Court’s Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2017.
In the local community, Ms. Fredericks is an active member of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, as well as a 2013 graduate of the Chamber's Leadership Hunterdon program. She serves as an Executive Board Member of the Hunterdon County United Way and is Vice President of the Community Resource Investment and Strategic Planning Committee.
AWARDS & HONORS
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