Angela Halverson

Angela Halverson, Esq.

Angela Halverson Morristown Divorce and Family Lawyer
Angela Halverson Morristown Divorce and Family Lawyer

New Jersey Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Associate

Location:
Morristown, New Jersey
Hackensack, New Jersey
Phone:
973-840-8970
866-957-2982 (Toll Free)
Fax:
973-539-4151

Angela Halverson joined Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC in April 2019. After earning her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, Ms. Halverson also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael Paul Wright in the Morris County Superior Court, Family Division, assisting with the FM (pre- and post-judgment), FD (non-dissolution), FJ (juvenile delinquency), FA (adoption), and FC, FF, FG, FL, and FN (Children in Court) dockets. Ms. Halverson then practiced family law for a firm in Manhattan, representing New Jersey and New York clients in divorce, child custody, and child support matters. Prior to joining Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, LLC, Ms. Halverson worked as Assistant Prosecutor in Union County, New Jersey, where she prosecuted adults and juveniles. She is skilled in both written and oral advocacy, having appeared in court almost daily, completed numerous bench and jury trials, and written countless motions and briefs.

While attending Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Halverson earned a Pro Bono Award for her work related to child abuse. She also acted as student attorney in a year-long clinic assisting indigent tenants with their landlord-tenant matters. Ms. Halverson grew up in Wisconsin and graduated magna cum laude from Ripon College in 2003, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology-Anthropology. She went on to earn her Master of Science degree, cum laude, in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she focused on victimology and criminal justice policy.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (Juris Doctor) 2011
    • Pro Bono Award
    • Research Assistant
    • Georgetown Student Bar Association, Elections Committee Chair
    • D.C. Law Students in Court Clinic, Student Attorney
    • Home Court Charity Basketball Game for the Homeless, Legislative and Faculty Recruitment
    • William B. Bryant American Inn of Court
    • National District Attorneys Association, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse, Law Clerk
  • Northeastern University, College of Criminal Justice (Master of Science, cum laude) 2005
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Criminal Justice Policy Coalition, Intern
    • Boston Police Department, Strategic Planning & Resource Development, Intern
  • Ripon College (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude) 2003
    • Sociology Department Assistant
    • Oshkosh Correctional Institution, Sex Offender Treatment Program, Intern
    • Montgomery County Pre-Release Center, Intern

Past Employment

  • Union County Prosecutor’s Office (Assistant Prosecutor) 2014-2016
  • Spar & Bernstein, P.C. (Associate) 2013-2014
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael Paul Wright, J.S.C. 2012-2013
  • New York City Law Department, Family Court Unit (Special Assistant Corporation Counsel) 2012
  • United States Attorney’s Office, District of Columbia, Appellate Division (Legal Assistant) 2010-2011
  • Department of Justice, United States Parole Commission (Law Clerk) 2009
  • Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (State Policy Advisor) 2007-2008
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety, Programs Division (Grants Manager) 2005-2007

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Jersey (2011)