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The Law Office of Jordan A. Stern provides clients personalized attention and a carefully developed approach to each case. Our mission is to efficiently resolve your family law matter with focused advocacy and without acrimony. Our starting point is to seek equitable, non-litigious solutions, but we will not hesitate to bring your case to court, if that's what the fair resolution requires.

No matter what, our guiding principle is to protect our client, always.

We take pride in counseling our clients with focus, discipline and professional responsibility, and we treat them with patience, empathy and understanding.

Jordan A. Stern is a 2004 graduate of Rutgers University-Newark School of Law. In addition to his private practice, Jordan is a pool attorney for the Office of Parental Representation of the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. Jordan serves on the Boards of Trustees of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of New Jersey, Inc and of The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison and Florham Park. He is a member of the Solo and Small Firm Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Family Law Committee of the Morris County Bar Association.  Jordan is proud to serve as a volunteer attorney for the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project and for the Self-Help Resource Center of the Superior Court of New Jersey/Morris.

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 30%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Abuse: 20%
  5. Real Estate: 10%



Hourly ($275-325/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Jordan is an expert in issues regarding children. His experience and knowledge make him a valuable resource for me and as asset to his clients.


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Contact info

Law Office of Jordan A. Stern LLC

244 Green Village Road
Madison, NJ, 07940


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Certificate of Appreciation for Pro Bono Service to the CourtSuperior Court of New Jersey - Morris Vicinage2014
Completion of NITA 3-day Child Welfare Trial Advocacy ProgramChildren In Court Improvement Committee2013
Certificate of Appreciation (for Pro Bono Service)Hon. Thomas L. Weisenbeck, A.J.S.C. (Morris/Sussex)2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberMadison Borough Parks Advisory Committee2015 - Present
TrusteeAdult School of the Chathams, Madison and Florham Park2012 - Present
Attorney OwnerLaw Office of Jordan A. Stern LLC2011 - Present
TrusteeConsumer Credit Counseling Services of New Jersey, Inc.2007 - Present
Associate AttorneyGreenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis, LLP2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyPepper Hamilton LLP2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Child Welfare Law SectionVice Chair2015 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm SectionN/AN/A
Morris County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Battered Women's Legal Advocacy ProjectVolunteer AttorneyN/A
Self-Help Resource Center of the Superior Court of New Jersey/MorrisVolunteer AttorneyN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association Child Welfare Law SectionSecretary2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Divorce SettlementSettled
$30,000 Lump-Sum Alimony BuyoutUncontested Divorce
Obtained Final Restraining Order.FRO granted.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Dictum, Vol. 4, No. 1Is GPS Tracking an Invasion of Privacy?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers UniversityN/AHenry J. Raimondo Legislative Fellow2004
Syracuse University College of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NJ Institute for Continuing Legal EducationNJ DCPP Investigations2016
PIB ConferenceComponents of 2014 Alimony Reform Bill2015
PIB ConferenceHow to respond when DCPP (DYFS) gets involved with your family.2014
Partners in Business ConferenceCollecting receivables via the Special Civil Part of the Superior Court2014
Partners in Business ConferenceModifications of Matrimonial Agreements2013