Our Team

The Matus Law Group | Meet Our Team

The legal team at The Matus Law Group is dedicated to making a difference to the families and individuals we serve in estate planning and special needs matters. With a coordinated team approach, we offer the most beneficial and efficient service possible to our clients.

We are ready and able to assist you in getting the help you need. Each member of our law firm draws on a wealth of knowledge and deep compassion to provide personalized, attentive assistance to each of our clients.

Jennifer Martinez

Real Estate Paralegal and Office Manager

Jennifer Martinez is an integral member of the firm, serving as our real estate paralegal and office manager. Her energy and tenacity to get things done and her outstanding interpersonal skills, as well as her organizational skills, are vital to this firm.

She is an asset to the office because of her warmth and professionalism to meet the various needs of our clients. Jennifer is the paralegal in our real estate department and coordinates closings. Jennifer found that she has a skill for being able to resolve even the trickiest real estate issues.

Beyond the office, Jennifer loves spending time with her husband and kids. She and her family enjoy doing outside activities and spending time with family and friends. In the fall, Jennifer enjoys watching football with her family.

Bernadette Arceo

Estate Planning Paralegal and Administrative Assistance

Bernadette Arceo is our firm’s Estate Planning Paralegal and Administrative Assistant. She is a native Filipina. Bernadette, known as “Lithel”, began her legal career in 2012. With a meticulous nature and an eye for detail, Lithel plays an integral part of this firm. Her genuine good nature and constant smile is welcoming to our clients.



Julianna Abbattista

Client Relationship Coordinator

Julianna is our Client Relationship Coordinator. She will welcome you when calling the office and enthusiastically greet you at the office. She has a BA in Psychology and is a New Jersey licensed Real Estate agent. She traveled around the East and West Coast for the last 12 years with the Military and has recently moved back to New Jersey. Julianna grew up and went to school in South Jersey and now her two boys are doing the same. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also loves staying active and being outdoors – camping, hiking, going for a run, wine tasting, traveling, having bonfires, playing sports, and meeting new people. Any and all questions are welcomed. “If I do not know the answer I will find it out for you.”