Education

University of Delaware, B.A.

Seton Hall University School of Law, Juris Doctor

Honors & Awards

New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 2014-2022

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, “10 Best Female Attorney – Client Satisfaction,” 2019-2021

Best Lawyers for Families, 2020

Professional Associations

New Jersey State Bar Association

Bergen County Bar Association

Hudson County Bar Association

President of Justice Virginia Long Inn of Court

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

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Ashley Manzi

Ashley Vallillo Manzi is a partner of MELD Divorce and Family Law. Ashley is an experienced family law attorney, advocating for her clients with the utmost practicality and professionalism. Ashley is an experienced litigator and her practice areas include prenuptial agreements, divorce, custody, child support and post judgment matters. She is also a trained mediator and serves to help clients resolve their differences through alternative dispute resolution.

Ashley started her legal career by clerking for the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C. (Ret’d). Following her clerkship, Ashley went on to practice commercial litigation at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter until she commenced her career in the family law sector.

Ashley received her B.A. from University of Delaware, with a degree in English and a minor in Spanish. At the University of Delaware, Ms. Manzi was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma, and she served as the President of the Panhellenic Council.

Ms. Manzi lives in Hudson County with her husband and her two children. When she isn’t in the office, Ms. Manzi enjoys day trips to the beach, a good spin class (with the really loud dance music), spending time with her family, and occasionally catching up on a good book. Ms. Manzi is an author herself. In her book, Balance is Bullsh*t, she describes her life as a working mom and how she manages her hectic schedule. She also runs her own blog, Working Mom, as well as being a contributor to the Little Hoboken Blog.

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