• Amy Kriegsman

    OVERVIEW

    Ms. Kriegsman is a seasoned litigator who has practiced matrimonial law for over twenty-five years, in both New Jersey and New York. She is passionate about helping victims of domestic violence. She is a clear, confident and persuasive communicator and a highly effective litigator. Ms. Kriegsman has handled multiple divorce, custody and support matters from commencement to conclusion, be it resolution by settlement or litigation when required. She strives to find creative solutions to difficult matters. Ms. Kriegsman has argued several matters at the Appellate level and has both published and unpublished decisions.

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

    Ms. Kriegsman graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She received the prestigious Woman of Promise Award. She received her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Barristers; she was an Executive Member of the Moot Court Association, and a Notes and Comments Editor on the New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law. Ms. Kriegsman was admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1992. Ms. Kriegsman spent the first half of her career practicing family law in New York City and Westchester New York. Ms. Kriegsman has been at Riordan and Associates, LLC, since inception and before that its predecessor, Veres & Riordan, LLC.

    REPORTED CASES

    • L.C. v M.A.J., 451 N.J. Super. 408 (2017)
    • UNREPORTED CASES
    • Brocken v. Brocken, 2010 WL 153300
    • Coleman v. Coleman, 2010 WL 2867915
    • N.J. Div. of Youth and Family Servs. v. C.P., 2015 WL 2458016
    • N.J. Div. of Youth and Family Servs. v. K.S.S., 2016 WL 1418114
    • N.J. Div. of Youth and Family Servs. v. A.M., 2016 WL 456609
    • N.J. Div. of Youth and Family Servs. v. B.K.L., 2017 WL 393940 remanded and affirmed,
    • 2017 WL 4287859
    • Sowa v. Sowa, 2017 WL 6014920 (2017)

    PUBLISHED ARTICLES

    • “Stretching the Boundaries of Parental Rights and Responsibilities.” New Jersey Family Lawyer p., 29,February 2018.

    PROFESSIONAL/CIVIC ACTIVITIES

    • District X Fee Arbitration 2019-Present
    • Battered Women Legal Assistance Project 2015-Present
    • Volunteer Panelist for the Morris County Early Settlement Program 2015-Present
    • Parent Advisory Committee, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Goryeb 2013-Present
    • REACH Committee 2012-Present
    • Parent’s Night Organizer, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Goryeb 2013-2015
    • PTO Scholarship Chair, Randolph New Jersey 2015-2016
    • Chair of the Governance Committee, Adath Shalom Synagogue 2014-2015
    • Executive Board Liaison to Adath Shalom Synagogue Education Committee 2014-2015
    • Parent Teacher Organization, Scholarship Committee 2014-2015
    • Volunteer Morristown Soup Kitchen 2013-2015
    • Chair of the Legal and Bylaws Committee
    • Adath Shalom Synagogue 2013-2014
    • Executive Board Liaison to Adath Shalom Synagogue Sisterhood 2013-2014

    PERSONAL

    • Ms. Kriegsman enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
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