Pamela M. Copeland has practiced family law for more than 40 years. A graduate of Rutgers-Newark Law School, she is a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, a Mediator on the Court referral lists for Somerset, Hunterdon and Union Counties, and practices Collaborative Family Law. She has been named a Super Lawyer in the field of Family Law by “New Jersey Monthly Magazine.”
Over the years, Pamela has been appointed to various task forces and committees by the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Supreme Court, including the Family Division Practice Committee and the Committee on Character. She is a former Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, served twice on the NJSBA Family Law Section’s Executive Committee, is a past president of the Somerset County Bar Association, and a past Chair of the NJSBA Women’s Rights Section, now known as Women in the Profession. She has lectured for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education and county bar association family law committees.
Pamela is committed to providing you with the highest quality family law legal services. She will be your trusted lawyer, coach, and ally throughout the frequently difficult journey of your divorce or other family law matter. You can always depend her for:
Extensive Legal Knowledge and Experience: She has an extensive understanding of matrimonial and family law, built on her 40+ years of experience both inside and outside the courtroom.
Ability to Create a Fair Resolution: With her uncompromising attention to detail, she will help you build a fair and equitable resolution that fits your unique needs, goals and expectations.
Mediation and Collaborative Law Expertise: These dispute resolution options can avoid the expense, stress and uncertainty of court.
Courtroom Readiness: She has the proven ability to litigate your matter competently if that’s the only way to achieve a fair resolution.
Certified Ability and Competence: The New Jersey Supreme Court bestowed the Certified Matrimonial Attorney status on her after a rigorous application and examination in 1998. She has been re-certified every five years since then by completing a thorough disclosure of all the cases she handled during that time.
Credibility with Family Lawyers and Judges: She has an excellent reputation with judges and family lawyers across many counties in New Jersey.
Empathy, Personal Care and Understanding: She is sensitive to the fear, anger and confusion that you may be feeling – because she has gone through the divorce process herself. Yet, she will always tell you what you need to know instead of what you want to hear.