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Hon. Gerald J. Council, J.S.C. (Ret.)

Of Counsel

 Hon. Gerald J. Council, J.S.C.

With a distinguished career spanning over four decades, including a prominent role as a Family Court Judge in Mercer and Middlesex Counties, as well as serving as the Presiding Criminal Law Judge in Mercer County, The Honorable Gerald J. Council (Ret.) exemplifies a lifelong commitment to the pursuit of justice and the resolution of complex legal matters. With over 25 years dedicated to the Judiciary, Judge Council's unwavering dedication to his mission is epitomized by his guiding motto, "let’s get things done." This carries over to his mediation practice today.

During his tenure as a Family Court Judge, Judge Council presided over an extensive caseload that encompassed thousands of intricate family law cases, including those fraught with sensitive issues such as domestic violence, child custody disputes, and divorce proceedings. His comprehensive experience and profound knowledge of family law matters make him an exceptional choice for mediation and for helping guide individuals through the emotional and intricate terrain of Family Court.

Judge Council is a committed advocate of effective problem-solving and the pursuit of creative resolutions. As a highly skilled mediator, he artfully deploys alternate dispute resolution techniques, creating a harmonious and productive environment for the resolution of ongoing disputes. His ability to foster a conducive forum for dialogue underscores his commitment to facilitating equitable solutions.

Before embarking on his career in the judiciary, Judge Council enjoyed a highly successful 15-year tenure in private practice in New Jersey, as well as being the Assistant Counsel to former Governor Thomas, H. Kean. During this period, he adeptly represented a diverse clientele that included individuals, businesses, and municipal bodies. His legal acumen spanned various practice areas, including real estate, civil and criminal litigation, matrimonial law, land use matters, commercial law, estate planning, and probate cases.

Judge Council's remarkable journey, marked by decades of unwavering commitment to justice and his ability to navigate the complexities of the legal arena, continues to inspire those who seek his guidance and expertise.

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