Dennis W. Winegar Esq.

Dennis W. Winegar Esq.

Managing Partner
Location:
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Phone:
908-454-3200
Fax:
908-454-3322
Email:
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Dennis W. Winegar - "Certified by NJ Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney"

Mr. Winegar is the Managing Partner of Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma, and specializes in Family Law, Wills and Estates, and Real Estate Law. He is admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Winegar has been selected as a Super Lawyer by his peers every year since 2012. He is also certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Winegar has primarily focused his practice in the area of Family Law. However, as a young attorney, Mr. Winegar engaged in the general practice of law and represented clients in various criminal, municipal court, personal injury, and real estate matters. Ever since concentrating his practice in Family Law, Mr. Winegar has been involved in numerous matrimonial trials and appearances before the Trial Courts and Appellate Courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Prior to starting the Law Firm in 1995, Mr. Winegar worked as an associate in a firm from 1988 to 1992 and subsequently became a partner in 1992. After three years of partnership, Mr. Winegar began building the law firm known today as Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma, P.C.

Mr. Winegar received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Rutgers University School of Law in 1988, where he continually made Dean's List. During law school, Mr. Winegar also served as a law clerk for both a general practice law firm in Belvidere, NJ, as well as a personal injury law firm in Cherry Hill, NJ. He received a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from Rutgers University in 1985. Mr. Winegar made the Dean's List six out of eight semesters while attending college, and was selected as a Scholar for Independent Study.

Mr. Winegar has also been involved in teaching and lecturing. From September 1997 through May 1999, Mr. Winegar was an Adjunct Professor in Business Law at Centenary College, located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. He has given many lectures to a wide variety of audiences, appeared as a guest on a local radio station to discuss family law matters, and was even a repeated featured guest on WFMZ-TV's "Law Journal" television program to discuss family law matters.

Simply put, Mr. Winegar is a seasoned litigator who enjoys appearing before the Court. He is patient and very considerate of his client's needs. Mr. Winegar derives significant satisfaction from helping his clients get through very difficult times in their lives, and he is very proud to be an attorney.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Divorce/Division of Marital Assets
  • Child Custody/Adoption
  • Visitation/Parenting Time
  • Child Support/Alimony
  • Domestic Violence/Restraining Orders
  • Estate Planning/Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Transactions

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney
  • Certified as a Child Custody and Abuse Attorney, National Center for Protective Parents, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1988
  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Cook College/Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ, 1997 - 1999
  • Panelist, Vicinage XIII Partition Cases, Superior Court of New Jersey
  • Lecture Seminar “What every attorney should know about NJ law in PA” held at Northampton County Bar Association and Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Peoples Law School Program (Lecturer), Northampton Area Community College
  • Family Law Inn of Court (Vicinage XIII), Presenter

Honors and Awards

  • Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, Warren County, NJ, 2010 - Present
  • Pro Bono Award, Northampton County, PA, 2015 - Present
  • NJ Super Lawyer, 2012 - 2017
  • Moot Court Judge, 2001 - 2003
  • Featured Guest Panelist on WFMZ-TV’s “Law Journal” television program (3 Episodes)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warren County Bar Association, President, 2003 - 2004
  • Warren County Bar Association, Trustee, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President, 1996 - 2003
  • Northampton County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Member
  • Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2015 - Present
  • Family Law Executive Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2009 - Present
  • Warren County Family Law Committee , Chairperson, 1995 - 2005
  • Family Law Inn of Court, 2007 - Present
  • Vicinage XIII Professionalism Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Northwest New Jersey Legal Services, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2004
  • Warren County Legal Services, Board of Directors, 1997 - 2002
  • Municipal Mayor and Councilmen Candidates, Campaign Manager
  • Belvidere Area Jaycees, President, 1993 - 1994

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Award, Northampton County, PA, 2015 - Present
  • Panelist, Warren County and Hunterdon County Early Settlement Panels
  • Board of Directors, Family Promise of Warren County, 2011-2012, 2015-Present
  • Northwest New Jersey Regional Women's Center, 1996 - Present