Mediator's Profile

Gary Borger

Business Name: BorgerMatez, P.A.
Phone: 856 424-3444

Mr. Gary Borger has developed a reputation as one of the most respected family law attorneys in South Jersey, having practiced family law in NJ since 1977. Throughout that time, Gary has represented both men and women in simple and complicated divorces. Gary has 45 years of trial and negotiating experience handling all aspects of New Jersey family law cases including:

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Parenting time/visitation
  • Relocation of children from NJ
  • Child support
  • Alimony
  • Post-divorce disputes
  • Drafting of pre-marital, cohabitation, and divorce settlement agreements
  • Mediation of divorce cases
  • Collaborative divorce

Having been trained in mediation at Harvard Law School, and recognizing that contentious, litigated divorces often cause more harm than good, and benefit no one. Gary has been approved under New Jersey Court Rule 1:40 as a Post-ESP Economic Mediator in the State of New Jersey.

Gary also has been trained in and, is a founding member of South Jersey Collaborative Divorce Professionals (, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and practices and is committed to Collaborative Divorce in appropriate cases. This is a more civil, less expensive, quicker, confidential, and better way to resolve legal issues between divorcing spouses. Resolution is accomplished by the spouses reaching an agreement through a series of meetings with both the parties and their attorneys present, often with a divorce coach from the mental health field to assist in overcoming emotional barriers to settlement, with all working collaboratively to reach a mutually agreeable and beneficial settlement achieving the most important goals of each spouse.


  • Trained in Collaborative Divorce, 2010
  • Harvard Law School mediation training, 2002
  • Temple Law School (now the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University), J.D. 1976
  • Rutgers University, Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in psychology, 1972

  Bar Admissions:

  • 1976 U.S. District Court, District of NJ
  • 1976 State of New Jersey
  • 1977 Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (now inactive)
  • 1981 Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
  • 1982 Supreme Court of the United States


  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section;
  • Former New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section member (former member of the Executive Committee)
  • Camden County (NJ) Bar Association, Family Law Bench-Bar Committee
  • Burlington County (NJ) Bar Association, Family Law Bench-Bar Committee
  • Gloucester County (NJ) Bar Association, Family Law Bench-Bar Committee
  • Early Settlement Panel (ESP) member – Gloucester County
  • The New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) and a member of its Matrimonial Committee;
  • A founding Master in the Thomas Forkin Family Law American Inn of Court

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