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Valerie Jules McCarthy


Valerie Jules McCarthy



Valerie Jules McCarthy is an associate in the Firm’s Family Law practice.

Valerie’s practice is primarily devoted to family law. Prior to joining Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, Valerie was a family law associate at Kozyra & Hartz, LLC. She is committed to successfully representing her clients in a proactive and cost-efficient manner. She handles a variety of family matters involving marital dissolutions, spousal support, equitable distribution of property, civil union dissolutions, post-marital disputes, child custody, child support, domestic violence issues and guardianships.

After law school, Valerie served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth J. Grispin, P.J., Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Division, Union County.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, ACLU-NJ Board of Trustees
  • Member, Barry Croland Family Law Inn of Court
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Member, Haitian American Lawyers Association
  • Member, Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Women Lawyers in Bergen County

Bar/Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • B.A., Lehigh University, 2004
  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2008