Deena L. Betze Appointed to Board of Trustees of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mercer/Burlington Counties, New Jersey

CHERRY HILL, NJ, April 20, 2016 – The law firm of Borger Matez is pleased to announce that Deena L. Betze, Esq. has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mercer and Burlington Counties, New Jersey. CASA “provides a voice for abused and neglected children by empowering a statewide network of county-based CASA programs. Working through community volunteers, these programs advocate on behalf of children in foster care and out-of-home placements to ensure their well-being and ultimate placement in safe and nurturing permanent homes.”

Ms. Betze, one of Southern New Jersey’s most widely respected family and matrimonial lawyers, is beloved by her clients and is known for making huge and positive changes in their lives. For over 24 years, she has represented men and women in divorce, mediation, custody, adoption (including agency, private placement, domestic, re-finalization of foreign adoptions and contested placements), domestic violence, pre-marital agreements, civil union agreements and other family law related matters. Ms. Betze is collaboratively trained, a mediator, and practices Collaborative Divorce. She is also a member of the South Jersey Collaborative Law Group and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. During the course of her career, Ms. Betze has been interviewed by radio, television, and print media about her expertise in adoption and family law matters. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, where she previously served on the Family Law Executive Committee, and serves on the Family Law Committees of the Camden County Bar Association, the Gloucester County Bar Association and the Burlington County Bar Association. Ms. Betze previously served as the President of the Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of Court, one of only 20 Inns nationwide to achieve the Platinum level of Excellence. American Inns of Court are “designed to improve the skills, civility, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar.” An American Inn of Court is an amalgam of judges, lawyers, and in some cases, law professors and law students. She is also a past volunteer of the Cape Atlantic Legal Services pro bono program. A graduate of S.U.N.Y. StonyBrook (B.A. 1987), Ms. Betze received her law degree in 1990 from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden.

Borger Matez is one of Southern New Jersey’s top family law and divorce firms and is a leader in bringing Collaborative Divorce to the region. Located in Cherry Hill, NJ, Borger Matez, PA concentrates its practice in all aspects of divorce and family law, mediation, and Collaborative Divorce. For more information, call (856) 424- 3444 or visit http://www.njfamilylaw.net.

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Deena Betze ESQ. Bio