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Raquel Vallejo Profile

Raquel Vallejo, Esq.
Super Lawyers Rising Stars*

Email Address: raquel@wlg.com

Raquel Vallejo is a family law and divorce attorney at Weinberger Law Group in New Jersey. She received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Vallejo was chosen to be a member of the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice where she provided legal aid services in the areas of matrimonial and family law to Essex, Morris and Union County residents. After Ms. Vallejo's graduation from law school she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C., Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County Family Part for the calendar year 2004-2005.  Prior to attending law school Ms. Vallejo, as a Henry Rutgers Scholar, received an undergraduate dual degree with Honors in Political Science and Spanish from Rutgers University in 1999. 

Ms. Vallejo has experience with all facets of family law litigation, including complex contested issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony and equitable distribution of assets.  Ms. Vallejo has also served as a volunteer attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter through its legal advocacy program where she represented clients in numerous domestic violence proceedings. She continues to zealously advocate for victims and the wrongfully accused today.

Ms. Vallejo was recognized as a "New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2014*.

Ms. Vallejo is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Child Support
Mediation
Alimony
Division of Assets - Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Adoption and Kinship Legal Guardianships
Emancipation
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or Termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Paternity
Grandparent's Rights
Domestic Violence Matters
Post Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2004
U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2004
District of Columbia, 2012

Education:

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 2004
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
Family Law Section

American Bar Association
Family Law Section

Morris County Bar Association
Family Law Section

Union County Trustee
Hispanic Bar Association

Union County Bar Association

Essex County Barry I. Croland, Family Law Inns of Court

Past Employment:

Garces & Grabler, P.C.
Counsel (2012 - 2013)

Law Offices of Michael L. Resnick
Associate Attorney (2005 - 2011)

Honorable Thomas P. Zampino, J.S.C.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Family Part
Judicial Law Clerk (2004-2005)

Media Coverage:

Television appearance on CNN Español

Television appearance on Telemundo

Professional Recognitions:

The Latino American Who's Who

Pro Bono/Volunteer Activities:

Experienced Panelist, Morris County Family Court in the Early Settlement program

Volunteer Attorney for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter

Languages:

Fluent in Spanish
Conversational in Portuguese

Information on Raquel Vallejo in Spanish:

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