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With more than 10 years of experience representing individuals and families with all types of legal issues, Mr. Nachlinger has dedicated his professional career to providing top-notch legal services at reasonable prices. His professional and personal history illustrates his commitment to excellence.
Mr. Nachlinger was born in Amarillo, Texas and raised in a suburb of Houston, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he majored in Political Science and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. Mr. Nachlinger continues to be interested in politics and political theory. Additionally, Mr. Nachlinger studied music in college, where he was a classically trained clarinetist.
Prior to entering law school, Mr. Nachlinger distinguished himself as a leader. From leadership positions in student government and serving as a founding member of student organizations in both high school and college, to his selection as drum major of a 350-member marching band in high school, Mr. Nachlinger’s peers agree that his ideas and energy make him an astounding leader.
Immediately after completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Nachlinger relocated to New Jersey to pursue a career in law. He attended law school at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark. During his studies, he interned at the LGBT Community Center in New York City, where he helped write a report on how the reproductive rights community and the LGBT community could work together toward achieving common goals. Mr. Nachlinger was also a research assistant for Professor Tristin Green, contributing to Discrimination in Workplace Dynamics: Toward a Structural Account of Disparate Treatment Theory, 38 Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review 91 (2003).
While at Seton Hall, Mr. Nachlinger was a member of the Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board, where he was responsible for developing a case on appeal for second year law students to argue. He was President of the Lambda Law Forum. Finally, he was a member of the Family Law Clinic, where he represented people who could not afford legal counsel in divorces, custody, and support cases. Upon his graduation from Seton Hall, Mr. Nachlinger was named the Family Law Clinic Student of the Year, and received the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, New Jersey Chapter, Student of the Year Award.
After graduating from Seton Hall, Mr. Nachlinger accepted a judicial clerkship with the Hon. David A. Rosenberg, J.S.C., Middlesex County (now deceased). During his clerkship, Judge Rosenberg became sick, and he was transferred to Hon. Frank M. Ciuffani, J.S.C. Working in the family part for both jurists, Mr. Nachlinger received an intimate education on the workings of the court system and honed his legal and analytical skills. After his clerkship, Mr. Nachlinger accepted a position with Romanowski Law Offices, where he practiced family law exclusively. He established himself as an aggressive advocate who effectively settled cases. Admired by adversaries and judges, and loved by clients, Mr. Nachlinger set himself apart from his peers as a rising star in the legal community.
In December 2014, Mr. Nachlinger formed Previte & Nachlinger, P.C., with fellow attorney, and former adversary, Christina Previte, Esq. Mr. Nachlinger continues to devote his practice to all areas of divorce and family law, with a special emphasis on complex divorces and LGBT law, as well as estate planning and legal malpractice.
Mr. Nachlinger is extremely active in the New Jersey State Bar Association, where he is an at-large Trustee on the Board of Trustees. He is also a past Chair of the LGBT Rights Section, as well as a long-time Editor-in-Chief of that Section’s newsletter. Mr. Nachlinger is a member of the Family Law Section, CLE Advisory Committee, and Young Lawyer’s Division.
Mr. Nachlinger is also a member of the American Bar Association, LGBT National Bar Association-Family Law Institute, Middlesex County Bar Association, and Monmouth County Bar Association. Mr. Nachlinger regularly lectures and writes scholarly articles. Since 2011, he has moderated the annual LGBT Update, which is an all-day seminar on all areas of LGBT law attended by more than 100 attorneys and judges. He also lectured on civil rights at the Middlesex County Bar Association dinner in February 2013. Mr. Nachlinger wrote “QDRO Pitfalls” in the December 2011 edition of the New Jersey Family Lawyer. He is also the coauthor of “Adventures in Equitable Distribution: Division of Assets and Liabilities in Long-Term LGBT Relationships” in the June 2013 addition of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine.
Mr. Nachlinger is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the State of New Jersey, and the State of New York.
Mr. Nachlinger resides in Jackson with his husband, their daughter, and their beagle.