Carl Taylor Law, LLC – NJ Divorce Lawyers

Aside from firm attorney Carl Taylor and firm attorney Lisa Stein- Browning, you may also interact with Firm Office Manager Dawn Augustine. Below is a bit more information about the firm’s team. Click on the links above to read our complete attorney bios.


Carl Taylor, Esq., Managing Partner

Carl has been quoted in the New Jersey Law Journal on the subject of changes to palimony law and has been published multiple times in both national family law magazines as well as the New Jersey Law Journal on the subject of divorce and family law. 

Carl clerked for Judge Picheca, J.S.C., of the Somerset County Superior Court, Family Division in the 2009-2010 term and has actively engaged in the representation of clients in all family law and divorce matters since that time seeking to efficiently and fairly represent clients through the difficult transition period of divorce so that they can go on to live “Happily EVEN After.” Carl volunteers as a Somerset County Early Settlement Panel member and has donated time to domestic violence education and causes.

Carl resides locally in Flemington, Hunterdon County with his wife, two daughters, and an overzealous rough collie. Carl is active in the community. In Carl’s rare downtime he enjoys learning instruments and hiking and backpacking, having section hiked over three hundred miles of the Appalachian Trail and every mile of the “A.T.” in New Jersey.C

Carl has been named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.*  Carl is ranked as a 10.0 attorney by Avvo.**

Lisa Stein-Browning, Esq., Partner

Lisa Stein-Browning is a partner with the firm having joined in March 2019. She is a collaboratively trained attorney and a mediator. Consistent with the firm’s mission statement her goal is to help people through one of the most difficult times of their lives, with kindness, compassion and expertise.

Lisa has been practicing since 2005 and her primary practice includes all aspects of Matrimonial Law. Lisa obtained a doctor of jurisprudence from Rutgers School of Law – Newark and holds a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jessica R. Mayer, family judge for the Superior Court Middlesex County. She sits on the Hunterdon County Family Practice Committee and serves as a Hunterdon County Early Settlement Panelist.

Lisa is active in the Hunterdon County legal community and is currently a Trustee of the Hunterdon County Bar Association. Prior to joining the firm as a Partner Lisa worked for other local firms assisting clients with divorce, divorce mediation, and all other areas of family law practice.


Dawn Augustine, Office Manager & Legal Assistant/Client Relations

Dawn joins us after 23 years of working as a court Administrator in Kingwood Township Dawn officially retired on December 31, 2018 after 10 years in Milford Borough, 7 years in West Amwell Township, and 23 years in Kingwood Township. Dawn has lived in Kingwood Township for the past 28 years and she and her husband have raised two sons. Both have graduated college. One is a civil engineer, living in Vermont and her other son lives in Texas and works in Mass communication.

Dawn and her husband of 26 years are in the process of building a house in Vermont and are looking forward to moving there in the next few years. They love to snowmobile, and they want to try kayaking. Dawn loves to read and always has a stack of books to read in her down time. She is looking forward to a “new Career” and seeing what the challenges are before matters get resolved in a court room. Dawn also assists with client satisfaction, reaching out to current and past clients to determine how the case is proceeding, if they have any questions, and how the firm can continue to improve its services.

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