Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Veronica Norgaard


(973) 258-1440


Veronica R. Norgaard is a member of Gomperts McDermott & Von Ellen, LLC. She is a skilled and recognized trial attorney and has successfully tried cases before judges in both New York and New Jersey. Ms. Norgaard became certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, a title held by only 2% of statewide attorneys and devotes her practice exclusively to helping clients resolve family-related issues.

Ms. Norgaard started her legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. Foster, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey. As a graduate of Syracuse University Law School, she is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey. Ms. Norgaard has represented countless clients with family issues throughout the State of New Jersey ranging from divorces (simple and complex), complex asset division, domestic violence matters, child custody and parenting time, as well as alimony and child support matters. She is also familiar and has litigated countless matters involving Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP), formerly known as DYFS, when children are removed from their parents’ custody.

Ms. Norgaard has earned a reputation throughout New Jersey for her zealous, aggressive, strategic, and well thought out representation in divorce and family matters. She has appeared in family courts across New Jersey and utilizes her transactional and financial knowledge to ensure her adversaries are unsuccessful in hiding money and assets. In addition, Ms. Norgaard is a sought-after commentator, having appeared on television to discuss divorce and family law issues, and has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Paralegal Studies Program for Family Law and Legal Research and Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Ms. Norgaard has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Star for 10 years, which is an honor limited to 1.5% of the lawyers in the State. In 2008, she was also published in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine. She has been named by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the 10 Best Client Satisfaction for Family Law in New Jersey and was selected as New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families, 2021. In addition, she has been selected as a Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyer in the State of New Jersey by the American Society of Legal Advocates, which is an honor held by less than 1.5% of national lawyers.

Veronica R. Norgaard

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Bar Admissions

New Jersey – 2004

New York – 2004


University of Washington, Seattle, 2000

Syracuse University College of Law, 2003