Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • New York Law School, J.D.
  • Rutgers University, B.A.

Kelley M. Rutkowski, Associate

973.364.5215 · 973.618.5917 Fax ·

Kelley Rutkowski concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and trust and estate litigation, and also handles other complex civil matters such as commercial and employment disputes. She represents clients in federal and state courts throughout New Jersey and New York, and has also successfully settled many cases through mediation and other methods of alternative dispute resolution. She is a strong, compassionate advocate who is committed to efficiently delivering positive results for all of her clients.

Prior to joining Brach Eichler, Kelley served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Tober, J.S.C. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Division (Somerset-Hunterdon-Warren Vicinage) for an extended term. While attending law school, Kelley worked as a law clerk at the Law Offices of Harold B. Beeler where she assisted a former New York Supreme Court Justice in both litigation and mediation of a wide range of matrimonial/family law disputes.

She was named to New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2021.

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Professional Activities
  • Associate, Barry Croland Family Law Inn of Court
  • Associate Leader, BEWISE (Brach Eichler’s Women’s Initiative for Success and Excellence)
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
icon Press Releases, March 23, 2021
17 Brach Eichler Members Included in 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers

Twelve Attorneys also Named to New Jersey Rising Stars List This Year

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Lawline CLE Presentation

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icon Articles, January 22, 2018
To Divorce or Not to Divorce in the Age of #MeToo and ‘Time’s Up

New Jersey Law Journal, (co-author)

icon Articles, January 22, 2018
Divorce and the #MeToo Movement: Soranno, Stollen, and Rutkowski in NJLJ

New Jersey Law Journal, (co-author)

icon Articles, January 16, 2018
Proceed with Caution When Handling Retirement Assets in a Divorce

New Jersey Law Journal, (co-author)

icon Articles, July 24, 2017
Client’s Needs vs. Attorney’s Integrity: An Ethical Tug of War

New Jersey Law Journal, (co-author)

icon Articles, January 23, 2017

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