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Elsie Gonzalez Esq.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Elsie Gonzalez was born in 1980 in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. Ms. Gonzalez obtained her Bachelor of Arts from New Jersey City University in 2008 and obtained her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2013. Ms. Gonzalez joined the firm in September 2014.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gonzalez gained experience in family law by clerking for the Honorable Lisa P. Thornton, A.J.S.C., (then presiding judge of the family part) in the Monmouth Vicinage. Additionally, she interned for the Honorable Alberto Rivas, J.S.C. in the family part of the Middlesex Vicinage, and she represented clients in the Family Law Clinic at Seton Hall University School of Law. Ms. Gonzalez is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey. Ms. Valera is a contributing author on the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's yearly publication, the Yudes Family Law Citator and a regular contributor to the law firm’s weekly Blog.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Associate
The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.
- Current
Law Clerk to the Honorable Lisa P. Thornton, P.J.F.P.
Superior Court of New Jersey
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Judicial Intern for the Honorable Alberto Rivas, J.S.C.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Legal Intern
State of New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Susan D. Wigenton, U.S.D.J.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Legal Intern
Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
Education
Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. (2013)
New Jersey City University
B.A. (2008)
Professional Associations
New Jersey Bar Association
Member
Current
Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Contributing Author
Yudes Family Law Citator
Contributing Author
Yudes Consumer Guide to a New Jersey Divorce
Regular contributor
New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.
80 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081
USA
Telephone: (973) 467-3700
Fax: (973) 467-9303