Vikki S. Ziegler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Livingston, NJ

Ziegler Zemsky & Resnick
 | 651 Old West Mount Pleasant Ave, Suite 150
Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone: 973-533-1100
Fax: 973-533-1144
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law


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Attorney Profile

Vikki S. Ziegler is an attorney and co-founder of Ziegler & Zemsky, LLC, in Livingston, New Jersey. Ms. Ziegler devotes her practice to family law and represents clients in a variety of counties in New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Union.

Ms. Ziegler earned her law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. During her education, she clerked for a New York State Supreme Court judge and worked in the Rhode Island Public Defender’s Office in the domestic violence unit. She has been admitted to practice law since 1999.

Nationally recognized in the area of family law, Ms. Ziegler has appeared on various television and radio programs to discuss family law topics. She also appears on the Bravo television network show “Untying the Knot,” and her quotes have been featured in media publications such as the New York Times, the New York Post and the Washington Times.

Ms. Ziegler’s further recognition within the legal profession includes being named one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the New Jersey Law Journal and one of the “Top 50 Women In Business” by the New Jersey Business Journal. She has also been recognized in various publications including Image Magazine and the Star Ledger.

Dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the legal realm with others, Ms. Ziegler is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law. She has spoken for groups including the New Jersey chapter of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the American Bar Association.

Ms. Ziegler is also an active member of various bar associations and American Inns of Court and regularly takes on pro bono work. She works with Partners for Women and Justice and has been involved with several other charities and causes.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

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About Vikki Ziegler

Admitted: 1999, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40”, New Jersey Law Journal, 2006
  • "Top 50 Women in Business", New Jersey Business News, 2010
  • Nominated and appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey to the District XI Ethics Committee for Passaic County, 2010
  • Active Advocate, Star Ledger, 2008
  • Local Spotlight, Image Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Northern New Jersey and Family Law Inns of Court Bar Association, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • Passaic County Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia bars
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • A Brand New Day
  • Chai Life Line
  • Catherine’s Closet
  • Toys for Tots
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • Partners for Women and Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Fordham Law School, Adjunct Professor, Legal Education Instructor
  • Author, one chapter in “Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom” by Carol Pepper and Camilla Webster (March 2012)
  • Writer, foreword for “Mediation vs. Litigation” by Richard Kent (December 2011)
  • Co-author, New Jersey Law Journal, “Know Your Limits”
  • Co-author, NY Divorce Magazine, “How Can I Keep My Legal Fees Down During My Divorce?”
  • Author, “The Pre-Marital Planner: A Complete Legal Guide to a Perfect Marriage”
  • Keynote, Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit, 2015
  • Speaker, American Bar Association. Spoke about social media and divorce
  • Speaker, State Bar Convention. Spoke about social media, 2011
  • Speaker, two-day family law practice seminar for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education with the Honorable Michael K. Diamond
  • Speaker, CPA convention. Spoke about litigation tactics when facing forensic accountants in the context of trial
  • Speaker, various accounting firms (including Merrill Lynch). Spoke about divorce related money matters
  • Speaker, Institute of American and Talmudic Law. Spoke about First Amendment rights at continuing legal education seminar
  • Speaker, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (New Jersey Chapter). Spoke about how to cope with the pressures of working for a judge at a boot camp seminar
  • Teacher, Marino Legal Group. Educates new attorneys on family law basics for CLE credit
  • Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School. Teaches “The Art of Drafting Prenuptial Agreements and Same Sex Marriage”
  • Contributing Author for the following: People Magazine, Ok!, US Weekly, Life and Styles, The Huffington Post, Hollywood Life

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Featured in Major News Publications, such as: “The New York Times,” “US Weekly, Marital Expert,” “Fox News, Marital Expert,” and “Hollywood Life, Marital Expert”
  • Moot court judge for Rutgers University Law School
  • Starring role on Bravo TV’s hit series, “Untying the Knot”
  • Quoted by Major News Publications, such as: The New York Times, The National Enquirer, The Washington Times, Momlogic, E! News, Yahoo!, New York Post, New York Daily News

Educational Background:

  • University of Rhode Island, B.A. in Political Science, Sociology and Spanish
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Office Location for Vikki S. Ziegler

651 Old West Mount Pleasant Ave
Suite 150
Livingston, NJ 07039

Phone: 973-533-1100

Fax: 973-533-1144

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