Michele graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Studies, and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. While in law school, Michele represented family law clients through Penn’s Civil Practice Clinic. After graduation, Michele joined Philadelphia Legal Assistance, where she represented clients in custody, child support, divorce and domestic violence proceedings. Fluent in Spanish, Michele represented immigrant victims of domestic violence in family law matters under a Violence Against Women Act grant from the Department of Justice. Michele also supervised students from Penn Law’s Custody and Support Assistance Clinic in their representation of family law clients. Subsequently, Michele worked for Northeast New Jersey Legal Services in Passaic and Hudson Counties, representing clients in housing matters. Michele has also worked for the School District of the Chathams, primarily assisting children with special needs.
New Jersey, 1997
US. District Court of New Jersey, 1997
University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD
University of Notre Dame, BA
Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile (semester abroad)
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
Philadelphia Legal Assistance
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Barry Croland Inn of Courts
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law
Morris County Bar Association
New Jersey Women Lawyers’ Association
LIFE OUTSIDE THE OFFICE:
Michele lives in Morris County with her husband and daughters. She has actively participated in her town’s Parent Teacher Organization, in the past serving as Vice -President for the district and President of the local elementary school. Michele currently serves as the Sailing representative for the Chatham Athletic Boosters Club, Treasurer for the Chatham Sailing Foundation, and is also a member of Chatham Twig, which provides volunteer and financial support to Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Michele enjoys spending time with her family at the Jersey shore, where she currently serves as Vice Commodore of the Avalon Yacht Club.
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Wilson Family Law LLC
667 Shunpike Road, Suite 5
Chatham, NJ 07928
Office: 973-520-4275 Fax: 973-378-0603