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Joy A. Pearson

About me

We handle most family-related matters involving divorce, child support, custody, alimony, and modifications of existing Agreements based upon changed circumstances.  We also handle employment matters, sexual harassment, unemployment claims, employment discrimination and immigration issues with care and personal attention.  We attempt to respond to all telephone calls within 24 hours.  We also provide a FREE INITIAL TELEPHONE CONSULTATION!


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%
    16 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Retainer (always), Free consultation (10 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • James M. Carter

    I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer. Ms. Pearson strikes a balance between aggressively advocating on behalf of her clients while also being a true pleasure to work with.


    James Carter Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kelli M Martone

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Pearson was a courteous yet aggressive advocate for her client on an extremely difficult matter. She was a pleasure to work with.


    Kelli Martone Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info


59 North Broad St
Ste 2A
Woodbury, NJ, 08096


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2014
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2013
Awesome Attorney -- Family LawSouth Jersey Magazine2012
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2011
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2010
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBerg & Pearson, P.C.2003 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorTemple University School Of Law2015 - 2015
AssociateAHS2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
NOVAMember2011 - Present
District IV Ethics CommitteeN/A2010 - Present
Mercer County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Gloucester CountyMESP Panelist2006 - Present
Gloucester County Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Family Inns of CourtMember2002 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fox v. FoxPlaintiff
W.B. v. D.B.Affirmed
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Publication nameTitleDate
South Jersey MagazineStaying Fiscally Focused Through Divorce2015
Suburban FamilyAdvice from the Expert2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Pennsylvania State UniversityElementary EducationBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Temple University James E. Beasley School of LawLawyering & Mothering in Legal Industry2010