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Your Opticians

We offer a full range of frames and lenses for clients of all ages - all with personalized attention and a smile. Our clients are treated warmly. Individualized attention is the foundation of our service, to ensure that your vision remains clear.

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Our Opticians

The optical staff at Lawrenceville Optician have been providing Lawrence Township with quality eyewear services for many years and we're dedicated to providing this care in an atmosphere of compassion and respect.

The team at Lawrenceville Optician aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's vision needs. By offering the latest designer frames and high-quality lenses, we can ensure that each patient sees and looks their best.

Our Opticians

Christine Maddalena
Licensed Optician, Practice Manager, Licensed Ophthalmic Technician

Christine Maddalena is a Licensed Optician and Licensed Ophthalmic Technician with over 25 years of experience in the fitting and fabrication of prescription eyewear.  She joined Lawrenceville Optician in June of 2020 and is an expert eyewear stylist, always keeping up on the latest fashion trends.  Christine speaks some Spanish and is great with children.  She is also a musician and when she's not spending time with her family or her dog, she enjoys singing and plays the piano.  Christine loves helping people and her expertise combined with her friendly personality keeps people coming back to see her year after year!

Jakob Weingart
Licensed Optician

Jakob "Jake" Weingart has been a Licensed Optician since 1978. He joined Lawrenceville Optician in January, 2022.  Jake was drawn to the profession as an Optician because he enjoys helping people see and look their best.  He speaks Ukrainian and brings decades of experience in fitting, fabrication and repairing eyewear.

Jim Murray

Leo Menard is the founder, CEO, CFO, and President at Menard Management LLC and HSJ Capital, Inc. Leo launched HSJ Capital, Inc. in 2010 to open a Great Clips salon in Easton, Pennsylvania while still working his “day job” as a corporate Chief Financial Officer. Leo took the opportunity to buy Lawrenceville Opticians in 2020, which former owner, Jim Murray, created and ran for 40 years with Leo’s same values, customer service and employee appreciation.

Leo’s business practices reflect his personal values in that all people are to be treated with respect. He has been married for 30 years to his lovely wife and is the proud father of three amazing children and grandfather to one awesome granddaughter. Family and faith are very important in his life. He is a member of the Helping Hands Ministry at his church. He works tirelessly to help run many outreach programs such as the food pantry, school supplies forchildren, Thanksgiving dinner baskets, Easter dinner baskets and many others. He and his wife enjoy their family but also love spending time together traveling to wonderful places in the good ol’ US of A, wherever they can find a hockey game, concert, comedy show or a historical site to explore.

James Murray
Licensed Optician, Former Owner

James "Jim" Murray is a Licensed Optician and Fellow member of the National Academy of Opticianry.  Although he retired at the end of 2021, after over 40 years as the Owner of Lawrenceville Optician, he remains a revered member of the team and valuable resource due to his talents and years of experience!