Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Judith Margulies Knopf


Springfield (973) 258-1440

Red Bank     (732) 268-7141


Judith Knopf was born and raised in Springfield, New Jersey and has skillfully represented clients in a variety of legal matters for over 30 years. Ms. Knopf represents clients using a problem-solving approach. She analyzes their particular circumstances to determine the best method to satisfy their specific objectives. Additionally, by being flexible and creative, she uses her experience to formulate a resolution that is specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the particular client. She has been selected by her peers as one of the “10 Leaders” of matrimonial attorneys in both Northern New Jersey and Central New Jersey. She is a court approved mediator and a trained and experienced collaborative law attorney. She is a frequent speaker regarding divorce mediation.


Completion of course and internship at Institute of Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University, School of Law on Divorce Mediation

Completion of course with Dr. Kenneth Kressel on Visitation and Custody Mediation

Completion of course on collaborative law with the Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group

Professional and Community Involvement

Lecturer, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE)

Lecturer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers-New Jersey

Lecturer, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Lecturer, Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group

Developer, moderator and lecturer for the NJICLE 40 Hour Divorce Mediation Training Program and the Advanced Divorce Mediation Program for over 14 years.

Member of New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Member and Former Director of the New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section

Member Somerset County Bar Association

Member of New York State Bar Association

Former Trustee and founding member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Former member of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section

Former member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Family Practice Committee.

Member and former Master Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Participant on the Somerset County Early Settlement Panel and former member of Hudson County and Monmouth County Early Settlement Panels

Participant in the Guardianship Monitoring Program (GMP) in Somerset County

Member New Jersey Collaborative Law Group

Member International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Former member New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)

Appointed by the Court as a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in contested matters.

Qualified Mediator under the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Presumptive Civil and Divorce Mediation Programs pursuant to New Jersey Rule 1:40-10

Bar Admissions

New Jersey


New York

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals


Honorable Lawrence Weiss, Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County

Education and Training

B.A. cum laude Tufts University

J.D. cum laude Suffolk University School of Law in Boston Massachusetts.