O’Neill graduated from Rutgers Law School in 2014 and has practiced law for over six years. For the past four years, she has been a member of Super Lawyers, an appraisal service for outstanding lawyers who achieve a high level of peer recognition and professional success. Initially, O’Neill was interested in focusing her efforts on international law and human trafficking, but soon realized that her true calling was family law. “When it comes to family law, I’m especially passionate about being able to help clients through the difficult divorce process. In particular, anything related to custody and time spent with family. grew up with a single mom and saw firsthand how she struggled with custody and parenting issues, ”says O’Neill.
O’Neill has been a partner at Bozanian McGregor, LLC for a year, but she met the firm’s other two partners, Elton Bozanian and Matt McGregor, a year and a half before joining the firm at a New York bar association. Jersey. conference in Atlantic City. “From the moment we met, the three of us clicked and they wanted me to be a part of their business,” O’Neill shares.
Bozanian and McGregor were looking to grow the firm and wanted to train new lawyers, as well as expand into other areas of expertise such as mediation. They knew O’Neill would be the perfect fit. The decision to later promote O’Neill as a partner was an easy one. Bozanian and McGregor knew she would be the perfect candidate to take on more responsibility within the firm and could help guide and mentor new lawyers.
“I’m young and it’s exciting to be in this role at this point in my life. A lot of lawyers don’t become partners until later in their careers.” O’Neill said. “Being young and a woman is often looked down upon, especially in this profession,” but O’Neill’s age is a strength, not a weakness.
Being of a young generation, O’Neill brings a lot to the table as she can help the company adapt to changing technologies, especially in the days of COVID-19. Also coming from diverse backgrounds, she understands many perspectives of clients and really strives to identify with them on a personal level.
Bozanian and McGregor knew that “promoting Stephanie as a partner was an easy decision for us, from the start the value and benefits she could bring to the firm were clear and we look forward to seeing more amazing things than she can do from here. “
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