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Donna S. Levinston Braff, Esq.

A well respected Somerset County family lawyer and trusted legal advisor, Donna Levinston Braff is passionate about helping people through difficult times and obtaining the best results for her clients. She is dedicated to building strong professional relationships with her clients as well as with opposing counsel, judges, and court staff in order to facilitate an efficient resolution of each case.

Donna Levinston Braff remains committed to providing the highest quality of legal services at reasonable fees across a broad range of practice areas. Donna is trustworthy, resourceful, and highly skilled as both a negotiator and a courtroom litigator. She possesses detailed knowledge of divorce and family law, but still maintains a general practice helping clients navigate the range of legal issues they may encounter over their lifetime.

Education

Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, 1983
Juris Doctorate

Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1980
Bachelor of Arts, Politics and Urban Studies
Honors: Cum Laude

Institute for Dispute Resolution, Montclair, New Jersey, 1999
Certified Divorce Mediator

Divorce Mediation Clinical Training 1999-2000

Certified as a Collaborative Divorce Attorney, 2010

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1983
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1983
United States District Court of New Jersey, 1983
Supreme Court of the United States, 1990

Professional Associations & Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association
Somerset County Bar Association
Somerset County Early Settlement Panel (Family Law), 1995-2003
Hunterdon County Early Settlement Panel (Family Law), 2000-2004
Family Law Inns of Court, 2008-Present
State of New Jersey District XIII Ethics Committee, 1991-1992
Flemington Borough Municipal Court, Assistant Prosecutor, 1997-2006

Mediation Experience

Donna Levinston Braff is a skilled and experienced mediator who is dedicated to assisting couples resolve their family law dispute

Accredited Divorce Mediator since 1999

Court Appointed Mediator for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases in Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County 1999-Present

Mediation in Private Practice, 1999-Present

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Adoptions
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Domestic Violence
  • Prenuptial Agreements   
  • Wills, Estate Planning and Probate
  • Guardianships
  • Commercial, Retail, Office, and Professional Leases
  • Employment Contracts for Physicians
  • Negotiation of Severance Agreements
  • Municipal Court Traffic Cases
  • Real Estate Purchases, Sales and Refinances
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Mental Health Law and Advocacy

On a Personal Note

Donna Levinston Braff is married with two adult children. Although she loves practicing law, when Donna is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, entertaining, and attending live theater productions as well as magic and stand-up comedy shows.

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Nancy A. Myskosky, Legal Assistant, Paralegal

Having worked with Donna Levinston Braff for over 17 years, Nancy Myskosky is the pulse of the office and an integral member of the team. Her intelligence, reliability, and unwavering professionalism are attributes that benefit the firm and clients alike. Nancy has significant experience providing paralegal support in divorce, juvenile delinquency cases, adoptions, estate planning, as well as real estate purchases, sales, and refinances.

Nancy is involved with all aspects of the litigation process, including meeting with clients, preparing litigation pleadings, corresponding with clients, adversaries, witnesses, and the courts, as well as requesting discovery, summarizing evidence, and preparing litigation exhibits. Clients always benefit from Nancy’s knowledge and support.

On a Personal Note

Nancy grew up locally and graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s Academy in Watchung. She graduated from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Politics. After graduation, Nancy remained in the D.C. area and worked for Washington Post Newsweek Interactive, before returning to New Jersey and joining the Law Office of Donna Levinston Braff.

Nancy spends her free time with her longtime boyfriend and a large group of friends she has known since high school. She also enjoys spoiling her extended nieces and nephews, as well as her two dogs and pet turtle. Nancy loves photography, music, and cooking too.

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