Carrie Ayn Smith is a senior associate with the Lumi Law Firm, LLC where she represents clients in all aspects of family law matters, including, but not limited to, divorce, custody and parenting time, alimony, child support and post-judgment matters. Carrie Ayn is an experienced trial attorney and litigates not only divorce cases but domestic violence and non-dissolution matters as well. She is a fierce and dedicated advocate for her clients. From the outset, Carrie Ayn works with her clients to determine the most desirable path for his or her case and assists clients every step of the way, whether it is through litigation or an out-of-court process such as arbitration or mediation.
Prior to joining the Lumi Law Firm, LLC, Carrie Ayn was an associate with a boutique Monmouth County family law firm where she regularly appeared before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division – Family Part and represented clients in municipal court, including traffic violations and DWI/DUI cases, across the state. Carrie Ayn also gained civil and criminal litigation experience at an Ocean County law firm early on in her career.
Before entering into private practice, Carrie Ayn was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Lawrence R. Jones (Ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division – Family Part, Ocean County. Her judicial clerkship provided Carrie Ayn with a strong foundation for her transition to representing individual clients. While on the bench, Judge Jones was well-known for confronting unique and complex issues and rendering comprehensive opinions, which allowed Carrie Ayn to develop her analytical and strategic skills that she brings to her clients at the Lumi Law Firm.
Carrie Ayn graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law where she competed as a member of the Seton Hall Law Mock Trial Board. She is a member of the Ocean County and Monmouth Bar Associations and serves as an Early Settlement Panelist in Ocean County to assist divorcing parties in trying to resolve their case before trial.
Carrie Ayn was born and raised in Toms River, New Jersey and has lived in Ocean County all her life.
Areas of Practice
- Divorce including Litigation
- Divorce Mediation
- Collaborative Divorce
- Custody and Parenting Time
- Child Support
- Post-Judgment Issues
- Domestic Violence