Carrie Lumi, Lumi Law Firm,LLC., is experienced in the diverse areas of matrimonial and family law litigation, including divorce and dissolution, custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements and post-judgment matters. Carrie’s practice also encompasses the representation of clients in domestic violence proceedings and matters involving the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. In addition, she has a wealth of experience in handling matters before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court. Carrie has participated in several pivotal appellate decisions, including Division of Youth and Family Services v. J.L. and T.L., in the Matter of O.L., a Minor, which modified the burden-shifting approach in certain Division of Child Protection and Permanency matters and State v. Laura Moran, in which the New Jersey Supreme Court established guidelines for determining whether license revocation is appropriate for particular motor vehicle violations. Her breadth of appellate experience allows her to seamlessly guide clients through the entire litigation process, even when the matter continues beyond the trial court level.
Carrie is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She received her B.A. from Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania and earned her J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She served as law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Mellaci, Jr., J.S.C. (Ret.) when he was assigned to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division – Family Part, Monmouth County. Prior to opening her own boutique family law firm, Carrie is founder of the Lumi Law Firm, LLC. n a prominent Monmouth and Ocean County law firm.
Carrie is also active in numerous professional endeavors. She is active in the collaborative divorce arena as member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and New Jersey Collaborative Divorce Professionals. She belongs to the New Jersey State Bar Association, where she is a member of the Family Law Section as well as the Ocean County and Monmouth Bar Associations. She is a member and former co-chair of the Family Law Committee of the Monmouth Bar Association and serves on the Family Law Committee of the Ocean County Bar Association. Carrie is a R. 1:40 qualified mediator and is an Early Settlement Panelist in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. She is also a former Associate Editor for the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication.
- New Jersey – 2001
- New Jersey State Bar Association (Appellate Practice Committee, Family Law Section)
- Ocean County Bar Association (Family Law Committee)
- Monmouth Bar Association (Former co-chair, Family Law Committee)
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
- Collaborative Divorce Professionals