Attorney Patricia L. Veres
Ms. Veres has built her career on an extensive trial and appellate practice
with an emphasis on family law issues including divorce, custody, support,
domestic violence, and related matters. Ms. Veres enthusiastically represents
her clients from the most straightforward of matters to the most complex,
high conflict, high asset cases, involving valuation of corporate interests,
and the employment of custody and other experts. She takes pride in her
keen attention to detail, tempered by the ability to strategically identify
the more critical issues. A determined litigator, Ms. Veres is also empathetic
to the clients’ goals, financial realities, and their peace of mind.
The clients’ needs and attainable goals are always the highest priority.
Ms. Veres has been licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey
since 1995. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court
for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals
for the Third Circuit. From December of 1995 to March of 1999, Ms. Veres
was employed as an associate attorney by the firm of Colquhoun & Colquhoun,
P.A. in Morristown, New Jersey, where she gained valuable experience,
including jury trials and appellate advocacy. From March of 1999 to August
of 2003, Ms. Veres was employed with the firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher,
Barbarito, Frost & Ironson, P.C., devoting her time exclusively to
family law matters, including extensive appellate and trial advocacy.
From August of 2003 to the present, Ms. Veres has been engaged in the ongoing
practice of family law, including, her own solo practice which has since
grown to a four-attorney firm, where she continues her work as the senior
partner with the law firm of Veres & Riordan, LLC. The firm specializes
in family law matters, including
contested and uncontested divorce matters,
domestic violence matters, DCP&P matters, and
other family related matters and appeals.
Patricia L. Veres graduated from Rutgers University, Douglass College,
with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Certificate
in Criminology. Ms. Veres graduated from New York Law School with a juris
doctorate degree in 1995. She passed both the New York and the New Jersey
bar exams in 1995, however, she chooses to practice exclusively in New Jersey.
Professional/Civic Activities, Honors & Certifications
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Writing
- Moot Court Association - Served as Executive Editor
- NYLS Award for Outstanding Editorial Contribution