Jamie K. Von Ellen

Jamie K. Von Ellen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Springfield, NJ

Wolkstein Von Ellen & Brown, LLC
 | 959 South Springfield Avenue, 2nd Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone: 973-376-1114
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

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Attorney Profile

Ms. Von Ellen's practice is devoted exclusively to family law.  Her goal is to assist individuals/ families in transitioning to happier, sucessful futures.  Although a seasoned litigator, it is her preference to "stay out of court" and she utilizes various techniques, such as mediation and the Collaborative Divorce Process to help resolve issues with the least amount of angst and expense.  However, if litigation is needed, Ms. Von Ellen is more than capable in this regard, as well.  With  30 years of experience, Ms. Von Ellen is certain she has the knowledge and expertise to assist client's to analyze the cost/ benefit of various alternative options and make good decisions on their own behalf.  Her goals are the goals of her clients.

Ms. Von Ellen has been a practicing attorney since 1986 and her practice is devoted exclusively to Family Law.   She received her B.A. at the State University of New York, University at Albany and her Juris Doctorate at Union University, Albany Law School. Ms. Von Ellen is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. She was named a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 11 years straight from 2005 through 2015.  In 2009, she was selected as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in New Jersey. In 2014, she was selected as one of the top 10 family lawyers in New Jersey by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.  Ms. Von Ellen has been appointed by Courts in Essex, Middlesex and Union Counties as arbitrator, mediator, guardian ad litem and law guardian. She has an extensive mediation practice and received her mediation Certification from the Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University Law School in 1996.  She is a current Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee; a Member of the Matrimonial Committee of the Middlesex County Bar Association; the Middlesex County Assignment Judge's Family Lawyers' Committee; and the Union County Bar Association Family Lawyers Committee. She serves as a panelist with the Early Settlement Program, Matrimonial Division, in both Union and Middlesex Counties; and was a member of the District XII (Union County) Ethics Committee for the term expiring August 31, 2004. She is a member of the Union County, Middlesex County, State of New Jersey and American Bar Associations.   Ms. Von Ellen has lectured extensively on various Family Law topics, both on the county level and statewide.

Certificates and Credentials

About Jamie Von Ellen

Admitted: 1986, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.wvblaw.com/attorneys/jamie_von_ellen.php

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014 TOP 10 Family Law Attorneys in New Jersey, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Trained/Certified in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law- New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • Trained in Divorce Arbitration- American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010
  • Certification in Mediation - New Jersey Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University, 1996
  • Panelist, Early Settlement Program, Matrimonial Division (Union and Middlesex Counties)
  • Former Member of District XII (Union County) Ethics Committee
  • Former Middlesex County Assignment Judge's Family Lawyers' Committee
  • Former Chair, Professionalism Committee NJ State Bar Association, Family Law Section (2013 - 2014 Term)
  • Lifetime Member of Worldwide Registry
  • Member of Middlesex County Bar Association 
  • Member of Union County Bar Association
  • Member of New Jersey Bar Association
  • New Jersey Collaborative Law Group
  • New Jersey Divorce Arbitrators' Association
  • Union County Bar Association Family Lawyers Committee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • 2015 Union County Professionalism Seminar Speaker. The Merits of Cooperation Negotiation in Family Law Matters
  • 2015 Hot Tips in Family Law 2015, Speaker, Transitioning Families vs. Getting Divorced
  • 2013 Speaker, Divorce and The Special Needs Child
  • 2013 Webinar, Divorce and The Special Needs Child
  • 2012 MCBA, Speaker, Distribution of Pensions, 401(K) Plans, IRAs and Other Retirement Plans
  • 2012 Published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, Volume 33, Number 2, Oct. 2012, p. 21, Co-author with Marc R. Brown, Esq. “To Scribe or Not to Scribe, That is The Question”
  • 2011 UCBA, Speaker, A Suggested Family Lawyer’s Creed of Professionalism
  • 2011 Hot Tips in Family Law 2011, Speaker, Analysis of Lerner v. Laufer, Esq., 359 N.J. Super. 201 (App. Div. 2003)
  • 2010 UCBA, Speaker, Arbitrating Matrimonial Disputes
  • 2010 Hot Tips in Family Law 2010, Speaker, How to Avoid the 10% Penalty
  • 2010 Family Law Symposium, Speaker, Calling The Adverse Spouse as Your Witness
  • 2010 Published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, Volume 31, Number 2, October 2010, p. 47, author, “Effective Technique or Minefield: Calling the Adverse Spouse as Your Witness”
  • 2009 Family Law Symposium, Speaker, Alimony Awards
  • 2008 Hot Tips in Family Law 2008, Speaker, Back to Basics
  • 2008 ATLA Boardwalk Seminar, Speaker, Domestic Violence
  • 2007 Hot Tips in Family Law 2007, Speaker, Factors, Grounds & Tests
  • 2006 ATLA Boardwalk Seminar, Speaker, “Top 10 Things Not to Put in Your Property Settlement Agreement”
  • 2006 Published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer, Volume 26, Number 7, June 2006, p. 183, Author “Files v. Exxon Mobil, How a DRO Becomes a QDRO”

Educational Background:

  • Collaborative Law Training, 2014
  • Arbitration Training - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010
  • Mediation Training - New Jersey Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University, 1996
Office Location for Jamie K. Von Ellen

959 South Springfield Avenue
2nd Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081

 

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Last Updated: 10/25/2016

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