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Attorneys & Staff

Our Team

  • Michael J. DeTommaso

    Founder & Managing Partner

    Michael DeTommaso is a family law and divorce attorney and founding Partner of DeTommaso Law Group, LLC in New Jersey. Since being admitted, Mr. DeTommaso has represented countless clients with family issues throughout the State of New Jersey including divorces, complex equitable distribution and support matters, child custody and parenting time. He is a […]

  • Taryn R. Zimmerman, Esq.

    Taryn R. Zimmerman


    The summer following her college graduation, Taryn began her legal career as a paralegal at a small matrimonial law firm. Under the tutelage of an esteemed colleague, she learned that practicing matrimonial law requires more than an extensive knowledge of the law; it requires helping clients identify realistic goals and navigating them through one of […]

  • John J. Hays, II


    For John Hays, the practice of Family Law seemed to come naturally. After graduating from Rutgers University in 2005, John chose to pursue a career as a lawyer at Boston University School of Law. While attending classes, John found the time to volunteer with Legal Services, which provides legal aid to Boston’s under served community. […]

  • Andrew M. Shaw

    Associate Attorney

    Andrew M. Shaw, Esq. is graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, which is one of the top law schools nationwide. While there, Andrew served as a board member of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy and published on the topic of civilian surveillance of the police. He also interned for prominent organizations including […]

  • Cara B. DeTommaso (Associate Attorney)

    Cara B. DeTommaso

    Associate Attorney

    Family & Matrimonial Law Attorney. Prior to focusing her practice in family law, Cara enjoyed a Superior Court clerkship with Hon. Michael K. Diamond, J.S.C. (Ret.) who was the Presiding Judge of the Family Part at that time. After her clerkship, Cara honed her litigation skills by representing large corporations as their private prosecutor and […]

  • Kevin J. Lauerman (Associate Attorney)

    Kevin J. Lauerman

    Associate Attorney

    Kevin J. Lauerman is an associate attorney with the DeTommaso Law Group. He joined the firm in September 2016. Prior to that, for the 2015-16 court term, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert G. Wilson, J.S.C., Chancery Division – Family Part in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. There, he gained exposure […]

  • Leonard A. Weitzman (Of Counsel)

    Leonard A. Weitzman

    Of Counsel

    Leonard A. Weitzman has been representing individuals in family law cases for more than 30 years, regularly appearing in courts throughout New Jersey in Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, Essex, Union and Middlesex counties. He has experience in virtually all aspects of family law, including divorce, parental rights, child custody and support, alimony, property distribution, business valuations, […]

  • James J. Moloughney

    Of Counsel

    Highly experienced, reputable, respected, and successful family law attorney and mediator with over 35 years of experience handling all types of family law matters statewide. He has handled landmark decisions at both the Appellate and Supreme Court levels. Currently concentrating in Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren and Middlesex Counties, Mr. Moloughney has achieved recognition for his work […]

  • Katrina M. Xyloportas

    Associate Attorney

    Katrina M. Xyloportas is an Associate Attorney at the DeTommaso Law Group. She joined the firm in September 2018 after completing a one-year judicial clerkship for two judges – the Honorable John G. Hudak, J.S.C. and the Honorable James Hely, J.S.C. Working for two judges gave Katrina invaluable exposure to all facets of family law […]

  • Susan Henderson (Office Manager)

    Susan Henderson

    Office Manager

    Sue Henderson has worked in the legal industry for over thirty years. Her attention to detail and dedication to her role here is unparalleled. She is a trusted adviser and an integral portion of our team at the DeTommaso Law Group.