Stefanie is a Court-Approved Family Law Mediator and she is specifically trained to represent clients desiring a Collaborative Divorce. Stefanie is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, the Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section and the Hunterdon County Bar Association, Family Law Section. Stefanie C. Gagliardi, Esq. is also a member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group.
Stefanie holds a personal mandate that she will give back to the community not only throughout her career but throughout her life. This pursuit is evidenced in her Pro Bono work and civic work. She commenced her Pro Bono activities at the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project. From 2008 through 2014, she represented victims of domestic violence at Hearings and fought for the issuance of Final Restraining Orders. During the same period of time she rendered Pro Bono services to the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project, she also performed Pro Bono clinics for The Women's Center at Centenary College. She met with women and men faced with family-related legal disputes generally consisting of divorcing spouses with child custody, domestic violence, and financial issues. Stefanie also provided similar assistance to the Women's Center at the County College of Morris from 2008 through to the present as well as served as a lecturer for the group.
Stefanie has volunteered as an Early Settlement Panelist for the Morris County Early Settlement Program. Serving as a Panelist is a process whereby she and another attorney provide settlement recommendations to litigants in divorce proceedings. This work within Morris County was in addition to her work at the Morris County Self-Help Resource Program. In early 2014, Stefanie began offering her time as a volunteer on the CRISP committee at the United Way of Hunterdon County. In 2014 and 2015, she served as a volunteer coach for the Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition and as a volunteer on the committee for the Red Shoe Event, an annual fundraiser for the domestic violence shelter in Hunterdon County. In 2017, she was a Board Member of the United Way of Hunterdon County as well as a member of the Volunteer Center Committee. Over the years, her pursuit for justice has found its home in animal rights activities. She volunteers at her local animal shelter where she gets to care for and provide a foster home to displaced animals.
New Jersey, 2005
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2005
Stefanie C. Gagliardi, L.L.C. is of counsel to the law firm of Broscious, Fischer & Zaiter. Stefanie began her career as an associate at a law firm in Hunterdon County where she gained valuable legal hands-on experience. Thereafter, she honed in on her legal skills and practical application through her litigation of complex financial and custodial cases. She has handled countless cases, consisting of divorce, post-divorce disputes, real estate transactions, and municipal court matters.
Stefanie is a 2015, 2016 & 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star.
She was granted the honor of being named Top 10 Attorneys by the American Jurist Institute in 2017 along with being named a Distinguished Lawyer by the Expert Network. Stefanie was also presented with the award for New Jersey's 2015, 2016 and 2017 "10 Best" Attorneys and New Jersey's 2015 "10 Best" Law Firms by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.