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Marisa Lepore Hovanec Honored by New Jersey Law Journal

We are proud to announce that the New Jersey Law Journal (NJLJ) has named Marisa Lepore Hovanec one of the New Leaders of the Bar in their Professional Excellence Awards for 2020. For the award, the NJLJ considers attorneys yet to reach the age of 40 who have brought both notable achievements and outstanding potential to the table. Marisa was one of only 30 attorneys in the state to receive this award in 2020.

NJLJ published profiles of the award winners and their accomplishments in its September 21, 2020 edition and will hold a celebration of all award winners on November 4, 2020. Gomperts Penza McDermott & Von Ellen, LLC congratulates Marisa on this excellent achievement!

Marisa is a partner in the firm, concentrating her practice primarily on divorce and family law issues, with a particular focus on appellate matters. She is a regular contributor to, and Associate Managing Editor of, the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication, and a member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section. Since 2016, Marisa has also served as a panelist for the Union County Matrimonial Early Settlement Program and an attorney member of the Fee Arbitration Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. In 2019/2020, Marisa served as Chair of the Fee Arbitration Committee for District XII (Union County).