Kristin M. Lis has practiced exclusively divorce and family law in southern New Jersey since 2010. She represents clients in a variety of legal matters including divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, child custody and other unique issues such as relocation, college expenses, emancipation of a child, and adoption in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem counties.
As a former special education teacher, Kristin brings a unique understanding of the needs of children in family matters. Kristin is also a trained mediator, conducting mediations conveniently by Zoom. Kristin is a Rule 1:40-12 qualified Family Part Mediator and available for economic mediation in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland Gloucester and Salem counties. Kristin is also available for appointment as a Guardian ad Litem.
Prior to joining Netsquire, Kristin operated her own law firm for a time and worked for a litigation firm based in Philadelphia. After her graduation from Rutgers Camden Law School, she clerked for the Hon. Max A. Baker, P.J.F.P. (Ret.) in Atlantic County, Family Part, from 2009-2010.
Kristin is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Atlantic County Bar Association, and the Gloucester County Bar Association. Kristin is the first attorney in South Jersey approved for membership in the Amicable Divorce Network. The ADN process is a civilized, transparent, and cost-effective alternative to adversarial divorce litigation. ADN members are vetted to ensure that they are leading, solution-oriented experts, committed to an amicable approach to divorce.
Throughout her career Kristin has continuously received recognition for outstanding legal representation from prestigious publications and legal organizations for her dedication and success as a family law attorney. She was named a New Jersey Super Lawyers” Rising Star” from 2017-2020. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. South Jersey Magazine has also repeatedly named Kristin to its Awesome Attorneys list. Kristin Lis was also recognized by NJ Business People as part of the Readers’ Choice Award for South Jersey’s Most Influential Law Firms. Kristin has been named a “Top 10 Attorney” in New Jersey by the American Institute of Legal Counsel and has been recognized by LawyerInc.com as among “The 20 Best Divorce Lawyers in New Jersey.”
In 2019, Kristin was recognized in New Jersey Family magazine as “New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families,” a list of attorneys who have been described as compassionate, knowledgeable, exceptional and attentive by the families who recommend them. Also in 2019, Kristin was a recipient of the Equal Justice Medal by Legal Services of New Jersey.
When not lawyering, Kristin can be found practicing Yoga, crossing national parks off her bucket list one at a time with her husband, grilling steaks, visiting Key West, Jeep-ing, taste-testing all the craft brews at Narragansett Brewery with her stepson, and reading Colleen Hoover and Elin Hildebrandt novels in her hammock.
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The NJ Family Magazine list does not imply endorsement by the magazine itself; it’s a parent-to-parent referral list, nominated by readers surveyed by New Jersey Family between November 2017 and November 2019.