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Jessica S. Swenson

  • Partner and Chair of Family Law Department

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Practice Areas:

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce Litigation
  • Custody and Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Alimony and Palimony
  • Grandparent’s Rights
  • Domestic Violence


Jessica S. Swenson is a Partner and Chair of the firm's Family Law practice. Ms. Swenson is a seasoned family law attorney. She has dedicated her career to all aspects of family and matrimonial law including divorce litigation, mediation and arbitration, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, separation and property settlment agreements, prenuptual agreements and domestic violence.

Ms. Swenson uses her skills as a trained mediator and years of litigation experience to assist clients in choosing the right path for them to achieve their optimal goals and ensure the client's and their children's long term emotional, physical and financial security. Ms. Swenson has the unique ability to handle each case with compassion while also fiercely advocating for her clients.

Ms. Swenson is a volunteer panelist for the Early Settlment Panel Program in Bergen and Morris County Family Court. She also volunteers for the Battered Women's legal Advocacy project a joint program with the Morris County Bar Association and the Jersey Battered Women's Service.

She is presently a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association. She is the Vice President of the West Essex Business Partnership.

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  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Rutgers University , New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 2004

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 2008

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Family Law)
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • West Essex Business Partnership, Vice President

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Panelist, Bergen and Morris County Family Court
  • Volunteer Attorney for the Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project

Past Positions

  • Townsend Tomaio and Newmark, LLC, Partner, 2018 to 2022
  • Cipriano Law Offices, P.C., Associate , 2011 to 2018


  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Gamma Phi Beta

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