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Mary Cay Trace, Esq.
Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. 1978
Widener University, The Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Del., J.D., 1984
Ms. Trace is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey,the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Trace is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Associate Family Law Section as well as the Camden, Salem and Gloucester County Bar Associations. She is a member and Past Chair of the Gloucester County Family Law Committee and a member of the Camden County Family Law Committee, and serves as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist for Camden and Gloucester Counties. She also serves as a Blue Ribbon Panelist in Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland and Burlington Counties as well as a divorce mediator. She serves on the New Jersey Family Law Executive Committee, served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Special Committee on Matrimonial Litigation and was a member and former Chair of the District IV Arbitration Committee. She is a member of the District IV Ethics Committee.
Ms. Trace has lectured for ICLE, Gloucester County College and other professional and community groups. She is a Master, Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inns of Court. Ms. Trace is a certified divorce mediator and is also licensed in collaborative law.
Ms. Trace is a partner at Trace and Jenkins and focuses on both simple and complex divorce litigation, mediation and collaborative law. Ms. Trace also concentrates in the areas of motion practice and trial litigation in divorce, custody, domestic violence and other related matters.
Thomas Jenkins, Esq.
Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., BA, 1972
Rutgers Law School, Camden, N.J., JD, 1983
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney Qualified Divorce Mediator
Mr. Jenkins is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.
Mr. Jenkins is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Gloucester County Bar and Camden County Bar Associations and Association of Trial Lawyers of America - NJ. Mr. Jenkins serves on the Early Settlement Panel of Gloucester, Camden, Cumberland and Salem counties as well as being appointed to Blue Ribbon Panels. Mr. Jenkins is a certified divorce mediator and is also licensed in collaborative law.
Mr. Jenkins brings a broad range of experience and skills to family law, and he has been central to the success of Trace and Jenkins. By most estimations their practice is one of the fastest-growing matrimonial firms in Southern New Jersey, and Jenkins has been central to the firm's success.
AllynMarie Smedley, Esq. (Ali)
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ
– Bachelor of Arts in Business 1998
Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE
– Juris Doctor 2004
New Jersey 2005
New Jersey State Bar Association – Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Division
Gloucester County Bar Association – Family Law Committee, New Lawyer Trustee Chair
Camden County Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Gateway Community Action Partnership – Member, Board of Directors
Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist – Gloucester County, Salem County, Cumberland County
People in Transition, Gloucester County College – Speaker
Publications and Awards
Importance of Knowing Your Financial Future – Gloucester County Woman June/July 2008
South Jersey Magazine - Awesome Attorney 2009
South Jersey Magazine – Featured Awesome Attorney 2010
South Jersey Magazine – Awesome Attorney 2011
South Jersey Magazine – Awesome Attorney 2012
South Jersey Magazine – Awesome Attorney 2013
Come Out and Play – SJ Magazine May 2010
Divorce and the Automatic Stay – What You Need to Know – NJ State Bar Association – Dictum, October 2011
Super Women – South Jersey Magazine October 2012
Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2012, 2013, 2014
South Jersey native Ali Smedley joined Trace and Jenkins in September 2006 where her practice is dedicated exclusively to family law. Prior to joining the firm she was a law clerk to the Honorable Harold U. Johnson, Jr., J.S.C., Chancery Division, Family Part, Cumberland County, New Jersey from September 2005 to August 2006. She is admitted to both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Bars. She received a B.A. in Business from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1998 and her Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 2004. She is a graduate of Lenape Regional High School, Medford, New Jersey, graduating in June 1994.
Angie Gambone, Esq.
Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, B.A. with high honors, 2007
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2010
Honors and Awards
Deborah Michael Richards Memorial Family Law Scholarship, 2010
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award for Excellence in Family Law, 2010
Awesome Attorneys 2012-2013
New Jersey State Bar Association;
American Bar Association;
Thomas Forkin Family Law American Inns of Court;
National LGBT Bar Association;
Pennsylvania Bar Association
A New Jersey native, Angie Gambone joined Trace and Jenkins in 2010. Her practice is dedicated exclusively to family law, with an emphasis on nontraditional families. She has worked as a law guardian representing children in DYFS cases and has spent time in Washington, D.C. working on state and federal policy initiatives aimed at nontraditional families. She is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the Pennsylvania State Bar.