Christine C. Fitzgerald is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney and has been practicing family law for over 11 years. Christine combines her experience with complex family law case with compassion and empathy to help her clients navigate the divorce process.
Admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey, the State of New York and before the United States District Court of New Jersey, Christine is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a former Co-Chair of the Young Lawyer Family Law Subcommittee. She is currently serving as the Chair of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s District VI Ethics Committee and a trustee with the Hudson County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Bergen County Bar Association, where she serves as an Early Settlement Panelist, a member of the Family Law Committee of the Hudson County Bar Association and a former Recording Secretary of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Hudson County Bar Association. In 2014, Christine became a graduate of the Family Law Trial Advocacy Program, a specialized matrimonial litigation training given by the American Bar Association’s Section of Family Law and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (“NITA”).
Christine received her Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hall University in 2002 and her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 2006. Prior to entering private practice, Christine served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C. (retired) of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Chancery Division, Family Part from 2006 to 2007. After her clerkship, Christine further honed her experience and legal skills at several prominent family law firms in Bergen, Hudson and Morris counties.
Christine has been selected by her peers as a Super Lawyer Rising Star* every year since 2012. She is frequently selected to lecture throughout the state with the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Hudson County Bar Association and has written numerous articles, including “Right to Parent Versus Right to Privacy”, which was published in the New Jersey Family Lawyer. In December 2017, Christine became licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States.
*The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process_detail.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey