LaDonna M. Cousins is a Partner at the Williams Law Group specializing in all aspects of Family Law, including pre-nuptial agreements, separation, divorce, alimony, post-judgment matters, issues related to custody, parenting time, child support, grandparents’ rights, stepparent and adult adoptions, domestic violence, mediation, child welfare (DCPP), preparation of simple Wills, and related family matters. LaDonna recognizes the importance of these matters in her clients’ lives and strives to provide her clients with zealous advocacy and service.
LaDonna achieved her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English and Spanish from Georgetown University where she graduated cum laude. LaDonna achieved her Juris Doctor (JD) from Temple University, Beasley School of Law. While attending law school, LaDonna was trained in the Trial Advocacy program and participated in the Domestic Relations Mediation Clinical, where she was trained in mediation skills and conducted mediation sessions with parties referred by the Family Court. After LaDonna’s graduation from law school and prior to entering private practice, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Susan F. Maven, J.S.C. in the Atlantic County Superior Court of New Jersey in the Chancery Division, Family Part and briefly in the Atlantic County Appellate Division of the Superior Court.
LaDonna has extensive litigation and trial experience and is a skilled litigator if settlement cannot be reached. LaDonna serves as an Early Settlement Panelist in Essex County, where she analyzes pending divorce matters and provides her professional recommendation regarding settlement. LaDonna is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the Essex County Bar Association. She is honored to be a member of the Family Law Executive Committee for the New Jersey State Bar Association for the 2023-2024 term.