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Title: Important Facets of Family Law Cases Involving Children with Disabilities

Recorded 07/21/2021

Francesca O’Cathain

Francesca O’Cathain from Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC is a divorce lawyer in Hackensack, NJ who helps clients get through difficult times. She works exclusively on cases related to family law, such as asset division, asset preservation, divorce, support, child custody, parental abuse or neglect accusations, and prenuptial agreements. She resides in Hillsdale, New Jersey with her husband and two adopted children from China. Francesca’s education and experience include:


  • Serving as Of Counsel for Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Rodd, LLP
  • Treasurer and Founding Member of Irish American Bar Association of NY
  • Board Member for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of NJ
  • Graduate of American Bar Assoication Section of Family Law National Institute for Trial Advocacy Institute
  • Graduate of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ‘Summer Institute’ for Training Associates (beginner and advanced programs)
  • Graduate of Bachelor of Arts at Claremont McKenna College (2001)
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Connecticut School of Law (2004)


Because of her legal eminence, she has received numerous awards and acknowledgements. She was honored by Irish Voice as one of its Legal 100 in 2010, named as a “New Jersey Rising Stars Super Lawyer” in 2012 and on, named as one of “New Leaders of the Bar” by New Jersey Law Journal in 2015, named as a “Top Lawyers in Bergen County” by 201 Magazine in 2013, named “Best of Bergen” by Bergen Magazine, and an Award of Merit from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for her work on Hague Convention Cases. 


Francesca is a reputable and qualified lawyer with years of seasoned legal experience, contact her today at Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC for assistance with your case.l