Jane Ellen Doran

Jane Ellen Doran

Partner
Location:
Morristown, New Jersey
Phone:
973-292-0016
Fax:
973-292-9168
Email:
Jane Ellen Doran is a founding partner of Smith & Doran, P.C. She is a graduate of Providence College, where she received her B.A. (cum laude) in 1979. She earned her J.D. from the New England School of Law in Boston in 1983. Ms. Doran is AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, which recognizes professional excellence. The focus of Ms. Doran's practice is family law, including:

Divorce
Custody disputes
Premarital agreements
Grandparent rights
Domestic relations
Mediation

Ms. Doran clerked for the Hon. Herbert S. Friend, Judge, Superior Court, Morris County, in 1983 - 1984. She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1984, the New York Bar in 1984, and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, in 1984.

Professional associations and memberships include:
Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 1994 - 1996
Morris County Bar Association, Member, Early Settlement Panel Committee, 1984 - 2010
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Central New Jersey Inn of Court, Master, 1996
District X Ethics Committee, 1997 - 2000
Morris County Bar Foundation, Trustee, 2003 - 2008
New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2014
Representative Cases:

In Re Adoption of a Child by T.W.C. and P.C, 270 N.J. Super. 225 (App. Div. 1994)

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984
  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1984

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. cum laude - 1979
    • Major: English

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 1994 - 1996
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member, Early Settlement Panel Committee, 1984 - 2010
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Central New Jersey Inn of Court, Master, 1996
  • District X Ethics Committee, 1997 - 2000
  • Morris County Bar Association, Former Trustee

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Herbert S. Friend, Judge, Superior Court, Morris County, Clerk, 1983 - 1984

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trustee, Morris County Bar Foundation, 2003 - 2008