Karolina Dehnhard Named to Investors Bank Southern New Jersey Advisory Board

Posted on September 24th, 2019

Karolina A. Dehnhard, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its New Jersey Matrimonial & Family Law Practice Group, has been named to the Southern New Jersey Advisory Board for Investors Bank.

“I am thrilled to be named to the Advisory Board. As an advocate for the bank, I look forward to using my knowledge of financial issues to provide insight into Investors Bank’s services and products,” Dehnhard stated.

Investors Bank has three Advisory Boards, each comprising roughly 50 individuals, located in Northern New Jersey, Southern New Jersey, and New York City respectively. These members come from a broad range of backgrounds and companies and include professionals such as attorneys, CPAs, and business owners.

About Karolina Dehnhard

Dehnhard devotes her practice to matrimonial law including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child custody, parenting time, alimony, child support, and domestic violence issues.  She assists with complex financial issues, including valuation of businesses both domestically and abroad; international custody rights; the impact of immigration status on divorcing spouses and their children; enforcement of foreign divorce decrees; and the complexities of alimony rights and post-judgment cohabitation.

Dehnhard has appeared on various TV shows and news programs.  She has published articles on family law topics in numerous print publications, including North Jersey Woman Magazine, Industry Magazine, VUENJ, and various Polish publications.  In addition, she co-authored a chapter in “Understanding the Legal Issues Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage.”  She is also the co-host of two radio shows, “The Law Matters” on WMTR Radio and “There’s Always a Way Out,” hosted in Polish, on Radio RAMPA.

Dehnhard has been a featured presenter at numerous women in business events on topics including women protecting their assets, becoming the CEO of your home, planning for the future, and promoting financial awareness before and during divorce.  She has also taken part in U.S. delegations to Ireland, Cuba, and Spain, to develop international business relations among women in business.  Dehnhard was recognized by the Trade and Investment Section of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland for her influence and leadership in integrating women-owned businesses in both Poland and the United States.  In 2018, Dehnhard launched the Polish-American Chamber of Commerce, North-East, covering Maine to Florida, with a focus on creating business opportunities for both American and Polish businesses.  She is also the Ambassador of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs Short Hills Leadership Lounge, a platform dedicated to the advancement of women globally.

Named to the “Top Women in Law” in 2018 by the New Jersey Law Journal, Dehnhard was also recognized in 2016 as one of the “Top 25 Leading Intrapreneurs in New Jersey.” She has also been selected as a “Rising Star” by New Jersey Super Lawyers® and received the 2018 Leadership Award presented by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, a charity she has supported for more than a decade.

Dehnhard received her J.D. from New York Law School in 2009, and her B.A./M.A. in Psychology from the College of St. Elizabeth in 1999. Before entering private practice, Dehnhard clerked for the Honorable Rosemary E. Ramsay, J.S.C., in Morris County Superior Court, Family Part and Civil Part. While in law school, she interned for the Honorable Michael Ambrecht, J.S.C., in the Supreme Court, Criminal Part, Manhattan, and the Honorable Raymond T. Lyons, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.

About Norris McLaughlin

Our matrimonial and family law attorneys have a vast amount of experience in all facets of matrimonial and family law including adoption and guardianship advice, divorce litigation and mediation, domestic violence and sexual abuse, custody and parenting time issues, visitation rights including those of grandparents, palimony suits, post-judgment enforcement and modification applications including alimony and child support, prenuptial agreements, and separation and property settlement agreements.

Norris McLaughlin is a full-service, mid-sized regional law firm of 130+ attorneys with offices located in Bridgewater, Short Hills, and Montclair, NJ; New York, NY; and Allentown, Easton, and Pennsburg, PA. For more information, including a full practice area listing and attorney biographies, please visit