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Marilyn J. Wenz, Esq.

Marilyn Wenz, Esq. , received her Juris Doctor from New York Law School in June 1998 and was admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York in July 1999. Since she was admitted, she has devoted her energies to the practice of domestic relations law in Suffolk County Supreme Court and Family Court. She is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, Appellate Practice Committee, Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association and Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association.

Her experience includes numerous intricate and involved matrimonial and custody actions, as well as post-divorce enforcement and modification proceedings, including relocation. She has also handled numerous successful appeals, many of which have been reported cases of significant interest and have appeared in continuing legal education course books for the matrimonial bar. In addition to managing the firm and supervising all client matters, her primary responsibilities include consultations, case strategy, negotiating and drafting stipulations of settlement, motions and pleadings.

Prior to becoming a solo practitioner, she was an associate attorney with Christine Grobe, Esq. from June 1996 until January 2005 and a partner in the law firm Grobe and Wenz, L.P. from January 2005 until August 2010 where her primary function was to conduct legal research and prepare all motions, pleadings, petitions, and written submissions for all client matters, including appeals.

Marilyn J. Wenz, Esq.

Marilyn graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook Magna Cum Laude in June 1993 and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha and Golden Key National Honor societies.

She is an active member of the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce where she has been a Director since May 2010 and the Chairperson of the annual Memorial Day Parade since 2011. With her golden retriever, Buddy, she was a Patchogue Rotary Animal Assisted Therapy (PRAAT) volunteer for many years, providing therapy for children and the elderly at various local hospitals, nursing homes, special education classes, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck and the Patchogue Library reading program until Buddy’s passing on Christmas Day in 2014.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Marilyn was employed as a Suffolk County Legislative Aide for the 2nd L.D. in Shirley and held various administrative positions at the Town of Brookhaven Community Development and Economic Development programs, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, USV Pharmaceuticals, the Suffolk County Clerk’s office and the Bank of the Hamptons.

Marilyn has resided with her husband in Holbrook since 1973. Over the past 45 years, she has been very active in the community, including local government, civic associations, election campaigns, student exchange programs, Girls Scouts of America and religious education at Good Shepherd Church, and providing alternate careers for dogs released from the Smithtown Guide Dog Foundation.

She has three children, 7 grandchildren and 3 dogs.

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