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Thomas S. Durst

also known as T. Sandberg Durst, Sandy Durst

About me

I continue to practice family law because I truly care about families who find themselves facing divorce.  By combining a thorough understanding of the law with zealous advocacy and common sense I hope to bring some order to an otherwise chaotic and scary set of circumstances for my clients.



Practice areas


  1. Alimony: 20%
    16 years
  2. Child Support: 20%
    16 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    16 years
  4. Family: 20%
    16 years
  5. Divorce: 20%
    16 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Durst Firm, LLC

186 South Broad Street
2nd Floor
Trenton, NJ, 08608


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 1 Percent of Attorneys in the countryNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
NJ Rising Star in Family LawSuperLawyers2010
NJ Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers2009
NJ Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers2007
NJ Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney / OwnerThe Durst Firm, LLC2013 - Present
PartnerLynch, Osborne, Gilmore, & Durst LLC2008 - Present
ShareholderFlaster Greenberg, P.C.2007 - 2008
N/AStark & Stark, A Professional Corporation1999 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mercer County Bar AssociationTrustee2014 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1999 - Present
American Association for Justice (New Jersey chapter)N/A1999 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeAttorney Member1999 - Present
Mercer County Bar Association FoundationBoard member and past PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Middlebury CollegeAmerican LiteratureB.A1994
The Pennington SchoolN/AH.S.1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NJAJ Boardwalk seminar in Matrimonial LawProgram co-moderator2012
NJAJ - Boardwalk Seminar in Matrimonial LawProgram co-moderator2011
Sandy has spoeken at the ATLA-NJ Boardwalk seminar in 2006, 2007 and 2008Domestic violence and various other topics2010
NJAJ - Boardwalk Seminar in Matrimonial LawProgram co-moderator2010
Hot Tips in Family LawPrenuptial Agreements2009