As an experienced litigator and an aggressive advocate, Ms. Padin has represented clients during her extensive legal career in civil, family and criminal law matters. Furthermore, Ms. Padin is bilingual in English and Spanish, and able to communicate directly and easily to Spanish-speaking clients.
Ms. Padin is the first Latina to serve as an officer of the New Jersey State Bar Association, an organization that has over 17,000 members. She currently holds the position of 1st Vice President of the New Jersey State Bar Association and also serves as a Trustee of the Hudson County Bar Association of New Jersey. She formerly served as a Municipal Court Judge of the City of Jersey City and also served as In House Counsel for the Office of Landlord Tenant Relations with the City of Jersey City. She is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, and is a founding member of the Justice Virginia Long Family Inns of Court. In addition, Ms. Padin sits on the Family Law Executive Committee as a Representative of Hudson County for the NJ State Bar Association and has served as a panelist on many continuing legal education seminars.
A notable case in 2006 that Ms. Padin worked on as a workers comp lawyer involved a construction worker who sued his employer for a 15’ fall that caused him to be paralyzed for the rest of his life wherein he recovered $4.275 Million dollars as published in the New Jersey Law Journal.