Carolyn N. Daly, Esq.

Founder & Managing Partner | Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator

Carolyn is a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney in New Jersey, a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a divorce mediator. She prides herself on a pragmatic, no-nonsense approach to resolving family law matters. She has a diverse legal background, focusing on family law after having practiced in several other areas, which helps Carolyn identify issues that are often overlooked in family law matters.

Carolyn graduated from the University of Notre Dame and Seton Hall University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the State of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Her memberships include the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section and the Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section. She is a Trustee of the Morris County Bar Foundation and the secretary of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Carolyn serves on the Morris County Child Support Partnership Committee and has been an Early Settlement Panelist in Morris County for many years. Carolyn is also a supporter of the Battered Women Legal Advocacy project where she volunteers as an attorney for domestic violence victims. She also serves as a volunteer attorney with the Partners for Women and Justice Clinic.

Carolyn has written an article entitled “College Contribution: A Contrarian View” for the New Jersey Family Lawyer and a chapter entitled “What To Do When Your Spouse Says “I’m Out of Here!” for a book entitled “How to Survive Your Financial Crisis.” She has lectured at continuing legal education courses on child support and college contribution.

Ms. Daly has been selected to Super Lawyers for the years noted below. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at SuperLawyers. She has also been selected to New Jersey Family Magazine’s Best Lawyers for Families for 2020 and 2021.  A description of the methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Professional Associations

  • Vice President, AAML NJ Chapter
  • Family Law Executive Committee
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
  • Cambridge Who’s Who, Lifetime Member

    2011 – Present

  • Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project Volunteer Attorney
  • Partners for Women and Justice Volunteer Attorney

    2010 – Present

  • National Association of Professional Women

    2010 – Present

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Treasurer, AAML NJ Chapter
  • American Bar Association

    2000 – 2020

  • Morris County Bar Association

    1997 – 2020

  • Trustee, Morris County Bar Foundation

    2011 – 2019


  • New Jersey Best Lawyers for Families
  • Super Lawyer Top 100 Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer Top 50 Women Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer
  • Avvo Top-Rated Lawyer


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyer

    2006 – 2010

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Morris County Early Settlement Panelist

    2004, 2006, 2010

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