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Elizabeth Foster-Fernandez

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Elizabeth Foster-Fernandez, Esq. (“Liz”) is a Partner at Eveland & Foster, LLC, bringing with her to the firm vast experience in all facets of matrimonial and family law including, but not limited to, divorce, child custody and parenting time, alimony and pendente lite support, cohabitation, equitable distribution, drafting of premarital and post-nuptial agreements, post-judgment issues, and adoption.

Ms. Foster-Fernandez began her career in family law immediately following law school, serving as a law clerk to the Honorable James B. Convery, J.S.C. (Ret.), the lead dissolution judge in Essex County from 2008 to 2009. Thereafter, Ms. Foster-Fernandez held associate positions first with the law firm of Budd Larner, P.C. and thereafter Ziegler & Zemsky, LLC, where she was regularly confronted with complex divorce issues and developed her skills in handling both uncontested and highly contested cases.

Not only is Ms. Foster-Fernandez experienced in representing clients at the trial level, she is well-versed in appellate practice and is esteemed for her compelling brief-writing skills for which she was appointed to both the Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board and Eugene Gressman Moot Court Board during law school.

Ms. Foster-Fernandez holds her J.D. from Seton Hall University where she dedicated herself to public service as part of the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and through her role as Chair of the Women’s Law Forum, earning her the National Association of Women Lawyers Award. During law school, Ms. Foster-Fernandez further worked as a Legal Services of New Jersey Fellow for Partners for Women and Justice, a not-for-profit organization in Montclair, New Jersey for which she has continued to volunteer since obtaining her law degree in 2008.

Prior to attending Seton Hall, Ms. Foster-Fernandez attended New York University where she earned her B.A. in international relations, magna cum laude. Ms. Foster-Fernandez is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association. Like her partner, Mr. Eveland, Ms. Foster-Fernandez is committed to guiding her clients toward an amicable resolution and to moving forward with the next chapter of their lives.

Proficient in French, Ms. Foster-Fernandez has spent significant time traveling and studying abroad. She is a long-time resident of Morris County where she resides with her husband and two sons.

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    "Skilled & Compassionate"

    Jason Eveland is a skilled, compassionate lawyer who understands that for his clients, it's not just a case ... it's their family, and their future. He works tirelessly to make sure that his clients are cared for and supported.

    - Denise C.
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    Jason and Liz are an incredible team that provided me with invaluable advice, information on the law, and support when I just felt like giving up. They are not only experts, but they are passionate advocates for their clients. I trusted them fully.

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    While displaying sincere compassion, Evelyn & Foster, LLC, remained focused on the legal analysis... which included speaking patiently and plainly to me. Any client who hires them can be confident in their integrity.

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    Jay and Liz have been incredible to work with. They are aggressive when needed, but supportive and compassionate. I have always felt well-informed about the process and well-advised. They keep very regular and timely communication.

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    Eveland & Foster Family Law's legal team is highly professional and responsive. I received incredibly fair, transparent, and helpful advice as we worked through the process. Elizabeth digested complex legal matters for me.

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    Jay is professional, quick to answer phone calls, emails & questions, and a great guide during a difficult time. I can highly recommend Jay for his calm and cool, and ease to deal with a range of emotions!

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    Jason immediately understood our needs and was very compassionate and understanding. The entire firm at Eveland & Foster worked diligently to handle our needs. Our matter was resolved and we very satisfied with the results.

    - Dan K.
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    Jay and Liz are a remarkable team... they will walk you through the process with such ease and are excellent at communicating pertinent information. I felt comfortable working with them from the moment I met them.

    - Amita S.