Andrew J. Economos (“Andy”) is “of counsel” to our firm and devotes his practice exclusively to all aspects of Family Law. The practice includes all aspects of divorce; such as custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, and equitable distribution of assets and liabilities. Also included in this practice area are all aspects of post-judgment litigation, including modifications of alimony, child support, parenting time, and custody. Andy also represents individuals involved in domestic violence disputes, both those seeking to obtain a restraining order, and those defending against one. Andy has appeared before Judges in virtually every county throughout the State, and appears in the following counties on a regular basis: Passaic, Essex, Union, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean.
Andy is certified by the Superior Court of New Jersey to handle mediation and conciliatory matters and enjoys serving in the role of Mediator to assist parties in resolving their marital disputes in an amicable and expeditious fashion. Andy has also volunteered as an expert panelist at the Middlesex County court in the Early Settlement Panel program. The ESP program enlists experienced, qualified family law attorneys to volunteer their time to assist litigants and their attorneys to help reach resolution of their divorce litigation.
For several years, Andy has been named a “New Jersey Rising Star” as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in New Jersey. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.
Andy received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he participated in the Center for Social Justice Pro Bono Program, volunteering his time at the Essex County Public Defender’s Office. After serving as a judicial intern in the Essex County Family Court, Andy served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Richard C. Camp, J.S.C (Ret.), Chancery Division, Family Part, Essex County. Upon the completion of his judicial clerkship, Andy has gone on to devote the entirety of his career to the practice of divorce and family law, where he regularly delivers lectures and seminars in this area.
Andy is a member of the Union County Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as the Jamesburg-Monroe Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a volunteer on the Juvenile Conference Committee in Woodbridge Township. This committee hears cases involving juveniles charged with delinquencies under the jurisdiction of the Family Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Andy is also an instructor, teaching several courses in the Paralegals Studies program for the Institute of Paralegal Studies.
Most proudly, Andy is the husband of a special education teacher and the father of two young children who make him laugh and smile every day.