Carol J. Kernan

New Jersey Supreme Court | Certified Attorney | Seal of the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Carol J. Kernan

Of Counsel
Vineland, New Jersey
(877) 760-1031
(856) 692-4095

Carol J. Kernan is a New Jersey native and graduate of Rutgers University Camden, and Rutgers Law School, Camden, where she was a Dean’s list student every semester.   She graduated from law school in 1984.  Ms Kernan serves as Counsel to the firm.

Ms Kernan specializes in Divorce and Family Law and is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial  Law Attorney. That Certification is bestowed by the New Jersey Supreme Court on attorneys who meet the Court’s stringent standards of experience, continuing legal education and ethics. Fewer than 2% of attorneys in all of New Jersey have the certification. Carol is the only woman with the certification in Cumberland County and one of only 12 women (out of a total of only 26 in all) in all of Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, Ocean and Mercer Counties.

Her practice concentrates on Divorce, Separation, Property Settlement Agreements, Child Support, Custody and related matters. She is an experienced trial attorney.

Ms Kernan is also trained as a Civil and a Divorce and Family Law Mediator and is on the Superior Court’s list of approved Family Law mediators. She is uniquely qualified to assist clients in resolving their differences through negotiation, rather than court action, when the circumstances permit.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Accredited, Divorce & Family Law Mediation, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1984


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey - 1984
    • Honors: Dean's List all Semesters
    • Honors: Supervision of Student Participants, Law School Moot Court Program, 1984
  • Rutgers The State University Rutgers University of Arts and Science, Camden, New Jersey
    • A.B. - 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Practice Section, Member
  • Cumberland County Bar Association, Member
  • Matrimonial Early Settlement Panels, Superior Court of New Jersey, Cumberland County, Panelist