Samantha F. Latif is a dedicated and relentless advocate. She takes the time to hear and understand the specific needs and wishes of each of her clients. She provides thorough and thoughtful counsel regarding the law and her clients’ rights and works diligently with clients to devise a legal strategy specifically catered to their unique circumstances. Samantha takes her clients’ trust in her very seriously and will leave no stone unturned when determining the best possible way to achieve their desired outcomes and overcome the challenges they are dealing with. She has the utmost respect for the practice of family law and the clients she works for.
Education and Professional Experience
Samantha earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from Rutgers University and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University. She is admitted to the New Jersey Bar.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Samantha worked as legal secretary and then as a paralegal. While she was in law school she interned in the Family Law Division of Essex County Legal Services and interned for Gregg Rubenstein. She also worked as a trainer and supervisor for the Courtroom Advocates Project, which was a program that allowed students to appear as student advocates in restraining order proceedings in New York Family Courts.
After graduating from Seton Hall, Samantha formally began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Christopher D. Rafano in the Middlesex County Family Court, where she gained invaluable experience and insight into the family court system. Upon completing her clerkship, Samantha began working as an associate for Gregg Rubenstein. During her time working for Gregg, she has expanded her knowledge of and commitment to the practice of family law.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Samantha Latif is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association and the Middlesex County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Middlesex County Bar Association.