Mary Cay Trace


Smedley & Lis, LLC


Smedley & Lis, LLC
58 Euclid Street
Woodbury NJ, 08096
Phone: (856) 251-0800
Fax: (856) 251-0662


Practice emphasizes Mediation, Collaborative Law and Litigation


Legal Organizations

New Jersey Bar Assn., Family Law Section, 1985 to present; Gloucester County Bar Assn., 1985 to present; Camden County Bar Assn., 1985 to present; Salem County Bar Assn., 2007- present; New Jersey: Ethics Committee, 2003 to present, Family Law Executive Committee, 1999-2003, 2007 to present; Supreme Court Special Committee on Matrimonial Litigation Member, 1996-1998, Fee Arbitration Committee, District IV Chair, 1995-1996, Member 1993-1997; Gloucester County: Court Facilities Project, Member 1999-2000, Family Law Committee, Member and Past Chair 1988 to present; Thomas S. Forkin, Family Law American Inn of Court, Master 1998-2000, 2004-present; Camden County Family Law Committee, Member 1988 to present; ATLA-NJ’s, Family Law Section Executive Committee, 2002 to present; Founding member of the South Jersey Collaborative Law Group 2010-present.


2004 recipient of the E. Henrietta Roesler, Esquire, Women in Law Award

2009 recipient of the Joseph M. Nardi, Jr. Award

CLE Presentations

Gloucester County College, 1988 to present, “Laws of Separation and Divorce”; Gloucester County Family Court, 1995 to present, “Putting Children First”; Gloucester County Family Law Committee, 2006 to present, New Attorney Mentor Program; Gloucester County Bar Assn.., 2007, “Retirement Plans and Proper Orders for Distribution. To QDRO or not QDRO- That is the Question”; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, “On Your Feet Trial Tactics and Techniques for Winning matrimonial Cases”, 2005, “Hot Tips in Family Law: Ineffective Cross Examination”, 2006, “More Hot Tips in Family Law: Social Security Earnings Statements- Are They Admissible?, 2006, “Car Expenses for Teenagers-Are they included in Guidelines or should they be treated separately?”, 2006, “Family Court Rules: Overview and Update”; Pro Bono Cases through Camden County Regional Legal Services, 1985 to present; Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of Court, “The State of the Civil Union in New Jersey”, 2007.