April 16, 2017

Professional Credentials




"Knowledge is Power."



~   Enrolled Agent – Federally licensed tax practitioner –January 1991 - present

~   Licensed by US Treasury to represent clients in Federal Tax Court-January 1991- present

~   Series 6 Mutual Fund Broker-December 1999-2006

~   Title Abstractor Certificate – Deed and Mortgage Research

~   NJ & FL Life Insurance Producer June 2000-2006

~   NJ & FL Health Insurance Producer-June 2000-2006

~   ABA Accredited Paralegal Studies Program Fairleigh Dickinson University

~   Divorce & Family Mediation - NJ Association of Professional Mediators



~   FDA – Divorce Financial Specialist  

~   Divorce and Family Mediation Fairleigh Dickinson University

~   Paralegal Studies  Fairleigh Dickinson University
      Lambda Epsilon Chi National Honor Society Honors Certificate GPA 3.9

~   Self-Study/Preparation – NJ & FL – Life & Health Insurance Licenses

~   Self-Study/Preparation NASD Series 6 Mutual Fund Registered Representative

~   Self-Study/Preparation – US Treasury Enrolled Agent Tax License

~   B.S. Cum Laude Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
      Phi Omega Epsilon Honor Society



~   Estate Planning                                                                                                ~   American Taxpayer Relief Act 

~   2016 Income Tax Update                                                                                  ~   Education Tax Benefits

~   Health Care Savings Plans                                                                               ~   Earned Income Tax Credit

~   Protecting Americans From Tax Hike Act (PATH)                                             ~   Charitable Contributions

~   IRS Circular 230                                                                                                ~   Federal Income Tax Changes

~   Ethical Responsibilities for Enrolled Agents                                                      ~   Home Office Deduction Issues

~   2015 Income Tax Update                                                                                  ~   Business Expenses and Schedule C

~   Divorce and Taxes: Common Issues                                                                 ~   Taxation of Life Insurance and Annuities

~   Estates Enforcing Your Wishes at Death                                                          ~   Investment, Retirement and Benefit Income

 ~   Introduction to Pensions and Annuities                                                            ~   Affordable Care Act



NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Sponsor NJ Bar Association


~   NJICLE Avoiding Will Writing Mistakes                                                            ~   NJICLE Family Law Summer Institute

~   NJICLE Collect that $$$ for Your Clients                                                          ~   NJICLE May It Please (The Family) Court

~   Lawline CLE Mortgage Foreclosure Defense                                                  ~   NJICLE Recent Developments-Family Law

~   NJAPM 40 Hour Divorce Mediation Training                                                    ~   NJICLE Family Law Symposium

~   NJAFCC Domestic Violence Conference                                                         ~   NJICLE Family Law 101

~   NJICLE Hot Tips in Family Law                                                                        ~   NJICLE Family Law 102




Preparation and filing/service of Divorce documents:

Complaints, Case Information Statements,

Interrogatories & Document Demands with Replies,

Early Settlement Panel submissions,

Position Statements, Economic

Mediation submissions,

Custody Mediation submissions,

Marital Settlement Agreements and

Pendente Lite & Post Judgment Motion Practice.





Analysis of documents: Case Information Statements, Income tax returns, Answers to Interrogatories and Depositions

Evaluations established lifestyles, physical custody and time sharing status quo, adversary’s financial discrepancies, and support utilizing the state child support guidelines.

Coordination and implementation of Divorce Mediation and negotiations resulting in comprehensive settlement agreements.

Extensive motion practice experience assisting clients with Certifications and Exhibits, with associated pleadings, filed by attorneys.

Child Support Collection, including Writs of Execution and Motions to Turn Over Funds

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Ellen is a Women’s Financial Specialist and has been a federally licensed tax practitioner for more than 25 years. She has expanded from the divorce specialty to a broader financial practice, helping women in many stages of life set up their finances on autopilot. She is also the author of the popular e-book "Divorce Starter Tools Women Need."