Jamie K. Von Ellen

Gomperts McDermott & Von Ellen, LLC
Gomperts McDermott & Von Ellen, LLC
959 S. Springfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Park Place Legal Center, Springfield, NJ 07081 United States

Ms. Jamie Von Ellen is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and devotes her practice exclusively to helping clients resolve family-related issues, including divorce, dissolution, child custody, alimony, and equitable distribution. Ms. Von Ellen is also well experienced in prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements.


Ms. Von Ellen has been honored by 16 consecutive years (2005 to 2021) of recognition on the “New Jersey Super Lawyers” list and has four times been distinguished as one of Super Lawyers’ Top 50 Women Attorneys in New Jersey, most recently in 2021. Ms. Von Ellen has been recognized consistently in The Best Lawyers in America© from 2016 through 2021, and in 2014 she was selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as one of the Top 10 Family Lawyers in New Jersey.


Ms. Von Ellen has a thriving arbitration and mediation practice. She is a trained court-approved Family Law Mediator included on the roster of Mediators for Economic Aspects of Family Law Cases in multiple counties. She has been regularly appointed by the courts in Essex, Middlesex, and Union Counties as an arbitrator, mediator, Guardian ad Litem, parent coordinator, and law guardian in family law matters. Ms. Von Ellen is also an experienced Collaborative Law practitioner, having completed her training in 2014 through the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.


PRACTICE AREAS

Alimony/Spousal Support

Child Support

Collaborative Divorce

Custody and Parenting Time

Division of Assets/Equitable Distribution

Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Unions

Domestic Violence

Mediation and Arbitration

Modification of Orders or Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements


BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

New Jersey

U.S. District Court, New Jersey


EDUCATION

JD, Union University, Albany Law School

BA, State University of New York, University of Albany, cum laude


Special Training

Mediation – New Jersey Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University, 1996

Arbitration – American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010

Collaborative Divorce – New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014

Collaborative Divorce – New Jersey Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall


Professional Associations

Member, American Bar Association

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section Executive Committee

Member, Union County Bar Association, Family Lawyers Committee

Member, Middlesex County Bar Association, Family Law Section

New Jersey Divorce Arbitrators Association

Family Focused Divorce Group of New Jersey (Collaborative Practice Group)

Lifetime Member, Worldwide Registry

Former Chair, Professionalism Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2013-2014

Former Middlesex County Assignment Judge’s Family Lawyers’ Committee

Panelist, Early Settlement Program, Matrimonial Division (Union and Middlesex Counties)

Former Member, District XII (Union County) Ethics Committee

 

Awards & Recognition

NJ Monthly Magazine, Top 50 Women Attorneys in New Jersey (2009, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)

Super Lawyers (2005 to present)

Best Lawyers in America (2016-2017)

National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Family Lawyers in New Jersey (2014)

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