Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, PA
Jeralyn L. Lawrence, Esq.
Specialty: Matrimonial/Family Law
Jeralyn L. Lawrence is dedicated to helping families navigate through some of life’s most difficult transitions. Chair of the Matrimonial and Family Law Practice for Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, PA, she is a trained collaborative lawyer, divorce mediator and arbitrator.
“We have large-firm resources to help families address any legal issue within a small boutique practice where clients always come first,” she says.
Lawrence has served clients in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including: divorce litigation, custody issues, alimony and child support, separation and property settlement, adoption and guardianship, domestic partnership, domestic violence and sexual abuse and palimony. Through her training in collaborative law, she assists families who want to resolve their matter without court intervention, but if the situation requires is also a seasoned litigator.
Lawrence is secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), where she is expected to become its president in 2022, and frequently serves as a speaker and panelist at divorce and family law programs and seminars.
“My father was a juvenile detective, and I have known I wanted to be a lawyer since the sixth grade,” says the mother of three. “When I got divorced, I experienced the stress of custody issues and the ending of a marriage firsthand, so I am sensitive to what my clients are going through and I help them navigate these significant transitions and in cases involving children, help them become the best co-parents they can be.”
"Jeralyn makes everyone feel extremely important; she truly cares about her client's needs. Jeralyn’s advice is realistic, fair and she makes it happen. It's my pleasure to endorse Jeralyn, and I'll continue to use her whenever the need arises."-D.S., Warren
"Jeralyn is brilliant, talented and devoted." -J.C., Warren
"Jeralyn is absolutely amazing–she truly protected my interests." -J.D., Warren
400 Crossing Blvd., 8th Fl., P.O. Box 5933, Bridgewater
This is an advertising profile from the April 2018 issue of New Jersey Family.