Jennifer Bretz Esq
Location: Hackensack, New Jersey
Jennifer Bretz has been practicing law for over fifteen years, with a specific concentration in matrimonial and family law. She is happy to be associated with one of the premiere family law firms in Bergen County, Arons & Solomon, P.A.
Ms. Bretz was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania and was raised in Gloucester Township, New Jersey (Camden County). She attended Richard Stockton College of New Jersey studying Business, with a concentration in Marketing. She achieved a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average and graduated with Program Distinction and Highest Honors. After college, Ms. Bretz attended Rutgers University School of Law, Camden where she also graduated with High Honors. During Law School, Ms. Bretz served as the Business Editor on the prestigious Rutgers Law Journal and was published in the Spring 1997 edition of the Journal. Ms. Bretz also received training and service as a volunteer at the Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project.
After passing both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bar exams in the summer of 1998, Ms. Bretz was privileged to serve as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Amy Piro Chambers, the presiding judge of the civil division in Middlesex County. She then became associated with the law of firm of Beattie Padovano, LLC. in Montvale, New Jersey, where for over ten years, she was trained in all aspects of the law, including civil litigation, commercial and residential real estate, trust and estates, land use, insurance defense, collections and condominium law. However, beginning in 2000, Ms. Bretz primarily focused on the practice of marital dissolution, support, custody, domestic violence and other aspects of family taw. She joined the firm of Arons & Solomon in April 2008 and continues to practice in those areas.
Outside of the law, Ms. Bretz has been an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 25 years, an organization that supports veterans and children through community outreach. She also volunteers on her local Home and School Board, where she served as President for several years and aided the organization in revising their Constitution and By-Laws. In her spare time, Ms. Bretz enjoys spending time in her Catskill, NY home with her extended family. Ms. Bretz is married to her husband, Scott and they have three children.