Amy R. Weintrob
- Family and Criminal Law
Born in Atlantic City, N.J. May 3, 1970. Ms. Weintrob was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey in 1997 and 1996 Florida Bar; 2004 U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: Temple University (B.A., 1992); St. Thomas University (J.D. 1996); Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Employment Law. Admitted to the bar, New Jersey (1996); Florida (1996); United States District Court, District of New Jersey (1997); United States Court Third Circuit of Appeals (2004); United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida (2016); United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida (2016) and United States Supreme Court (2004).
In 1996, Ms. Weintrob commenced her legal practice in Florida with the Broward County Public Defender's office. Ms. Weintrob spent her first year in the Public Defender Offices, Misdemeanor division, wherein she was named the Misdemeanor Attorney of the Year. For the next two years Ms. Weintrob handled thousands of felony criminal matters. During her tenure with the Public Defender's Office, Ms. Weintrob tried over 50 jury trials.
In 1999, Ms. Weintrob returned to Atlantic County and began working at the prestigious law firm of Jacobs & Barbone, P.A. where in addition to continuing her career as a criminal practitioner also began handling matrimonial matters, domestic violence and child custody matters. In 2005, Ms. Weintrob was the first female ever elevated to a partner at Jacobs & Barbone, P.A.
In 2007, Ms. Weintrob joined the Hankin Sandman and Palladino Firm and was responsible for establishing the Matrimonial and Criminal Departments. In 2015, the firm's name was changed to Hankin, Sandman, Palladino & Weintrob. Once again, Ms. Weintrob was the first female attorney to be recognized as a partner in the firm.
In 2012, Ms. Weintrob was appointed as the Ventnor City Solicitor. During her time with the City of Ventnor City, Ms. Weintrob was instrumental in handling all post Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on behalf of the City.
Ms. Weintrob is the Chair for the Family and Criminal Practice and continues to practice in all areas of matrimonial and criminal litigation including but not limited to, divorce, custody, relocation, grandparent rights, domestic violence, municipal court and all indictable offenses including homicide matters.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND RECOGNITION
Ms. Weintrob enjoys a Distinguished Peer Rating by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. Weintrob was recognized as one of Atlantic County's "Top 40 Under 40" by Atlantic City Weekly in February 2005; Named one of New Jersey's up and coming minority and female attorneys by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2005. Ms. Weintrob is a member of the Atlantic County Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Association.
Ms. Weintrob is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Alcove Center for Grieving Children and their Families and serves as Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee. Ms. Weintrob served on the Board of Directors of the South Jersey Aids Alliance (2005-2006). Ms. Weintrob volunteers her time as pro bono counsel for the Atlantic County Domestic Violence Program; sits as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist in Atlantic and Cape May County and was the attorney coached for Egg Harbor Township High School Mock Trial competition from 2008 through 2013. Ms. Weintrob is a mentor in the Atlantic County Bar Association.
Ms. Weintrob has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Member of the District I Ethics Committee. Ms. Weintrob has been appointed to act as Law Guardian in the Superior Court, Atlantic County. Ms. Weintrob regularly sits as a Blue Ribbon Panelist.