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Jennifer M. Cornelius, Esq.

Jennifer M. Cornelius, Esq.

Family Lawyer NJ Jennifer M. Cornelius

New Jersey Divorce and Family Law Attorney


Hackensack, New Jersey
Whippany, New Jersey



A graduate of the Washington College of Law at The American University in Washington, DC, Jennifer has been practicing family law for eighteen years.  Admitted to practice in New Jersey in 1998, she is also a member of the New York Bar, as well as the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

She served as law clerk to the Honorable Maureen P. Sogluizzo, J.S.C. from 1998-1999 and has ever since been in the private practice of law.  She has served as a Matrimonial ESP Panelist since 2002 and practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 2004.  She was a member of the Hudson County Inn of Court from 2000- 2004 and the Barry Croland Family Law Inn of Court from 2004 – 2013.  She is currently a member of both the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Morris County Bar Association.

Ms. Cornelius joined this firm in August 2016 after previously working at firms in Bergen and Hudson counties.

Practices Areas:

  • Divorce, Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Modification
  • Removal
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Violence
  • DCPP (formerly DYFS)
  • Appeals
  • Guardianship/Chancery appointments.


  • Undergraduate: Pace University, New York City, 1995
  • Law School: Washington College of Law, Washington, DC, 1998

Bar Admissions

Bar Date
New Jersey 1998
New York 1999
US District Court – New Jersey 2003
US Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • NJ State Bar
  • Morris County Bar

Past Employment Positions/Career Experience:

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Maureen P. Sogluizzo, J.S.C., Hudson County Family Part, 1998-1999