Steven R. Lane Esq.

Steven R. Lane Esq.

Managing Partner
Partner
Location:
Somerville, New Jersey
Phone:
908-524-0788
888-533-9154
Fax:
908-253-9339
Email:

Steven R. Lane created the firm of Lane & Lane, LLC, with his son, Daniel in 2009. Previously, he founded Steven R. Lane, P.C. in 2000 after practicing as a partner in the firm of Lane & Mantell for 11 years and Lane and Perl for 7 years. Throughout his career, spanning over 30 years, Steven R. Lane has been an active Attorney providing clients throughout New Jersey with legal representation. Steven R. Lane is admitted to practice in New Jersey as well as the United States District Court of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.

Steven R. Lane graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall Law School in 1977 after attaining an M.B.A. in Corporate Finance from New York University in 1975 and a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University in 1969. Having advanced degrees in both law and finance, Steven R. Lane has provided his clients with legal representation from a unique educational background, combining business, finance and law.

In addition to having significant litigation experience, Steven is also a qualified Rule 1:40-12 approved mediator for matrimonial and family law matters.  For more information regarding the mediation services provided by us, please visit The Lane Mediation Center at www.lanemediationcenter.com.

Steven R. Lane has also been an active volunteer in New Jersey including:

  • Early Settlement Panelist for Somerset, Hunterdon and Union Counties
  • Custody and Parenting Time Mediator in Somerset County
  • Fee Arbitration Committee Member for the New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII
  • Ethics Committee Member for the New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII
  • Resource Center for Women and Their Families Trustee
  • Family Law Committee of the Somerset County Bar association

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Etc.
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Wills
  • Municipal Court
  • Mediation, Civil Unions, Dissolutions of Civil Unions, Palimony

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. cum laude - 1977
  • New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, New York
    • M.B.A. - 1975
    • Major: Corporate Finance
  • Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: Economics

Classes/Seminars

  • Matrimonial Law / Modification, Jointure for Community Adult Education

Honors and Awards

  • Supreme Court of N.J., Certificate of Meritorious Public Service for sitting on the District Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Superior Court of N.J., Somerset County Certificate of Appreciation for Service as a Panelist for Matrimonial Early Settlement Panels
  • Superior Court of N.J., Somerset County Certificate of Appreciation for Service as a Panelist for Custody and Parenting Time Panels
  • Superior Court of N.J., Union Vicinage, Certificate of Appreciation for 20 Years of Service on the Union County Early Settlement Panel

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1977 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 1977 - Present
  • Somerset County Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Somerset County Bar Association, Past Co-Chairman, Family Law Section

Past Employment Positions

  • Steven R. Lane, P.C., President, 2000 - 2009
  • Lane & Mantell, P.C., Shareholder/Member, 1989 - 2000
  • Lane & Perl, Partner, 1981 - 1989
  • Gem, Steiber, Dunetz Davison & Weinstein, Assoc. Attorney, 1980 - 1981
  • Smith, Stratton, Wise & Heber, Assoc. Attorney, 1977 - 1978
  • Chemical Bank, Credit Analyst, 1971 - 1976

Pro Bono Activities

  • Fee Arbitration Committee Member for the New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII
  • Ethics Committee Member for the New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII
  • Early Settlement Panelist, N.J. Superior Court Somerset County
  • Early Settlement Panelist, N.J. Superior Court - Hunterdon County
  • Early Settlement Panelist, N.J. Superior Court Union County
  • Custody & Parenting Time Mediator, N.J. Superior Court Somerset County
  • Family Law Committee Member, Somerset County Bar Association
  • Chairman, N.J. Supreme Court District XIII - Fee Arbitration Committee Appointment
  • N.J. Supreme Court District XIII - Ethics Committee Appointment
  • Past Trustee to the Resource Center Somerset County Domestic Violence Agency