Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Judith A. McDermott

Member

(973) 258-1440

jmcdermott@gpmfamlaw.com

Judith McDermott is the managing partner of Gomperts Penza & McDermott. Judi has devoted her entire career to matrimonial, divorce and family law. She has earned a well-deserved reputation as a strong advocate for her clients by blending her expertise with compassion and tenacity. In 2007, she was honored by being named to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character, which is tasked with reviewing and determining each New Jersey bar candidate’s admissibility and fitness to practice law in New Jersey. She continues to serve on the Committee and to play an active role. Judi also regularly volunteers as an expert panelist for the Union County Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel and has received multiple Certificates of Appreciation for her dedicated service. Judi is also a trained court-approved Family Law Mediator included on the rosters of Mediators for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases for multiple counties. In addition to her many years of litigation experience, Judi is also a trained Collaborative Law attorney.

Professional Associations

New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character

New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Union County Bar Association

New Jersey Collaborative Law Group

New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Reported Cases

Kiernan v. Kiernan, 355 N.J. Super. 89 (App. Div. 2002)

Awards & Recognition

Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Family Law practice area (2015)

 


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Bar and Court Admissions

Maryland

New Jersey

Education

JD, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC

BS, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland