Daniel J. Lane

Top rated Family Law attorney in Somerville, New Jersey

Lane & Lane, LLC
Daniel J. Lane
Lane & Lane, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 2008

Education: Roger Williams University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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Lane & Lane, LLC

84 East Main Street
2nd Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876 Visit website


To offer personalized customer experience and timely case resolution, Daniel J. Lane co-founded the law firm of Lane & Lane, LLC, along with his father, Steven R. Lane, in 2009. Located in Somerville, New Jersey, he serves clients from Central New Jersey, Somerset County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, Union County, Morris County and Essex County in family law matters related to:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Domestic violence
  • Child support and visitation
  • Spousal support and palimony
  • Complex property division
  • Post-judgment adjustments

Adept at handling family law matters using diverse approaches such as collaboration, litigation and mediation, Mr. Lane guides his clients through the process and settles their nerves when they are anxious, all while protecting their rights and interests. Prompt, professional and compassionate, he cares about the human element in every case and upholds the parental rights with the child’s best interests at the forefront.

After graduating in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in history from Muhlenberg College, Mr. Lane attended Roger Williams University School of Law to receive his Juris Doctor in 2007. While working as a legal intern for the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, he argued a case before the Supreme Court of New Jersey on the state’s behalf in a municipal court appeal and drafted a reply appellate brief.

Mr. Lane is a significantly involved member of professional organizations such as the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Somerset County Business Partnership, the Somerset County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Committed to sharing his knowledge of family law, he has spoken at a variety of venues on many aspects of family law.

An Avvo “Superb” rated attorney, Mr. Lane has been named to many notable lists, including the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Advocates, the 10 Best by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and the Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine. He was awarded the Equal Justice Medal for his tireless work representing clients with modest incomes in divorce and domestic violence cases. 

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2008, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.njlanelaw.com/attorney-profiles/daniel-j-lane-es...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Somerset County Early Settlement Panel Panelist
  • Bernards Township Environmental Commission, Former Member
  • Bernards Township Zoning Board of Adjustment, Former Member
  • Volunteer, Legal Services of Northwest Jersey, 2009 - Present
Educational Background:
  • Muhlenberg College, B.A., Major: History, 1999-2003
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Benefits of Mediation in lieu of Litigation, Speaker, Somerset Hills Business And Professional Association, 2018
  • Hot Tips for Domestic Violence Trials, Speaker, Trial Hot Tips, Somerset County Bar Association, 2019
  • Super Lawyer Honoree, Super Lawyers, 2024
  • Super Lawyer Honoree, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • An honor limited to only 2.5% of attorneys in New Jersey who have demonstrated excellence in their field, 2018 - 2020, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Awarded for having an outstanding reputation among other members of the Bar, Lead Counsel Rating, Lead Counsel Review Board, 2015
  • Awarded for my commitment to providing legal services in family law matters for low income residents, Equal Justice Medal, Legal Services of New Jersey, 2010
  • Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service  , 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Awarded for achieving positive and satisfactory results for those who have retained my services, Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Successful completion of the school's Mediation program, Certification from Roger Williams School of Law
  • Equal Justice Medal for his pro bono representation of low income clients in Family Law cases
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney, 2024
  • Qualified Mediator, New Jersey Court Rules, 2014

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Daniel is a dedicated and experienced attorney with a deep knowledge and understanding of Family Law.”

Office location for Daniel J. Lane

84 East Main Street
2nd Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876

Phone: 908-441-8249


2 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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