Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Welcomes New Matrimonial & Family Law Associate

Posted on March 18th, 2015

The Bridgewater-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome two new associate, Kristyl M. Berckes.  Berckes joins the firm’s Matrimonial Group.

Berckes, a resident of Bedminster, represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including all stages of divorce litigation, mediation and arbitration, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support, separation and marital settlement agreements, post-judgment litigation, domestic violence, grandparent visitation rights, palimony, and domestic partnership matters under the Domestic Partnership Acts.

Berckes earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from Boston College. She completed her law degree while also serving as a New Jersey public high school English teacher. After law school, Berckes held a judicial clerkship with the Honorable James G. Troiano, J.S.C., in the Essex County Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part. She currently serves as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the paralegal studies program, teaching family law and legal research and writing.