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© 2016 - New Leaf Divorce

Melissa Delis Barth – 
Founder & Executive Director

Melissa Barth founded New Leaf Mediation Group in 2003 to help couples resolve their divorce by using mediation. When you work with Melissa, you are getting a highly qualified attorney and divorce mediator with extensive training. Her clients benefit from Melissa's vast experience and expertise in this highly sensitive and complex area of practice. 


Ms. Barth received her B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and her law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law in Rhode Island.  She received her certification training in divorce mediation from The Institute for Dispute Resolution in Montclair, New Jersey.

As a former trial attorney, Melissa understands the importance of mediation and has seen the devastating effects that litigation can have on a family both emotionally and financially.  As an impartial mediator, Melissa will facilitate a peaceful and stress free open discussion between divorcing couples while establishing an atmosphere of trust and cooperation.  Ms. Barth encourages creative problem solving, assists in making issues clear and intervenes when emotions hinder the process.

Cindy Hyman is a licensed clinical social worker and holds a master’s degree in social work from New York University. Since 1997, she has provided individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents, adults and families struggling with all life issues, including divorce and family preservation.


She will help you draw on the positives while guiding you in managing the difficulties you face, to create a plan for balance and for achieving emotional well-being of you and your children.


She offers an empathetic approach, unique to each client and family, to help you understand your feelings and needs, and get the support and clarity you deserve.

Cindy Hyman – 
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Marina Ginzburg concentrates her practice on family law and divorce mediation. Prior to forming her own practice, Ms. Ginzburg spent four years working for the Family law Unit of Northeast New Jersey Legal Services. While at NNJLS, Ms. Ginzburg handled complex matters involving divorce, custody, child support and domestic violence matter.  Ms. Ginzburg is skilled and experienced mediator having handled numerous mediation matters as a court appointed mediator and as a divorce mediator. 

Ms. Ginzburg is a graduate of New York University and Pace University School of Law. She is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association. Ms. Ginzburg is admitted to both the New York and New Jersey Bar.

Marina Ginzburg – 
Family Law & Divorce Mediation
David Thompson

David is an experienced divorce mediator and has mediated family law cases in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


Before joining New Leaf Mediation Group he was a mediator for a large family mediation practice in Monmouth County.


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Zachary utilizes his background in law and litigation to help divorcing clients mediate their differences and reach their goals quickly while reducing stress and preserving family resources. Zachary's years of experience in both litigation and mediation greatly enhances a mediating couple’s ability to effectively and efficiently divide property, allocate debts, develop a parenting plan for any minor children, and devise appropriate support amounts.


Zachary is dedicated to providing mediating couples with personalized and professional problem-solving options and alternatives. He will do everything possible to make clients feel valued and respected while keeping them on track towards their goals.

Zachary received his training in divorce mediation from the Center for Mediation & Training in New York.  He received his Juris Doctor degree from Roger Williams University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College.

Zachary M. Barth -
Divorce Mediator
Nicole L. Wagner, CPA