Nancy Heslin Reading - Attorney

Admitted to practice in New Jersey, 2001; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2002; United States Supreme Court, 2006


Law School

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Presidential Scholar, 1998-99, Faculty Scholar, 2000-2001


Prior Education

Yale University, M.Div. ‘81

Hampshire College - B.A., ‘76

State of Connecticut Scholar


Of Note

2013 Vivere Christus Award; 2009 Law Day Award Winner; Law Clerk, Appellate Division, Honorable Lorraine Parker, J.A.D.; Judicial Intern, the Honorable Katharine Sweeney Hayden, U.S.D.J.; Seton Hall Legislative Law Journal; Law Clerk,  Office of the Attorney General; Instructor  - New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and Worrall F. Mountain American Inns of Court.



Sussex County Bar Association (President, 2013-2014)

Sussex County Bar Association Probate Committee (Chair, 2013 to present)

Sussex County  Judicial and Prosecutorial Due Diligence Committee  (Chair, 2014 to present)

SCARC Guardianship Services Board (2014 to present)

Newton Medical Center Bioethics Committee – (2007 to present)

National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (2007 to present)

New Jersey State Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section (2002 to present).





Stephanie Bair – Paralegal & Bookkeeper

Stephanie has fifteen years of experience working in law firms in the areas of estate administration, death tax returns, estate final accountings and general paralegal work. At the Reading Law Firm, Stephanie assists with the management of estates that are in the probate and administration phase, and also handles general bookkeeping responsibilities.

Peggy Baty - Paralegal

Peggy comes to the Reading Law Firm with almost 20 years of experience in law firms and human resources. Here at our firm, Peggy manages the appointments calendar and assists with the drafting of all kinds of documents from cover letters to probate applications,  estate documents and litigation pleadings.

Emily Bair – File Clerk

Emily Bair is starting at Warren County Community College as a nursing student in the Fall of 2017 and works at the Reading Law Firm as her schedule permits, assisting with file management, assembling Powerpoint presentations and designs promotional material for the firm.