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Joseph A. DiPiazza

Throughout his career, Joseph DiPiazza, Esq. has devoted his legal practice to family law and real estate transactions. He has represented clients in courts throughout the State of New Jersey who have been involved in complex matrimonial litigation with issues pertaining to child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution of assets, asset valuation and protection, relocation, emancipation, emergent appeals, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, post-divorce practice, and same-sex divorce. Joseph has also handled all aspects of various residential real estate transactions from start to finish.

Following graduation from law school, Joseph served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bonnie J. Mizdol, A.J.S.C. (former Presiding Family Court Judge of Bergen County) in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Prior to opening his law practice, Joseph worked for both a large New Jersey law firm and a boutique matrimonial practice. Joseph also devotes significant time to academic legal writing as an Associate Editor of the New Jersey Family Lawyer.

Honors and Accolades

  • “New Jersey Rising Star,” Super Lawyers, 2017 – 2020*
  • “Top 40 Under 40,” The National Advocates, 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association


  • “Retirement as Deferred Compensation: What the Divorce Lawyer Needs to Know Regarding Qualified and Nonqualified Plans,” ABA Family Advocate, 2018
  • “The New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act,” New Jersey Family Lawyer, 2014
  • “Opinion: New Alimony Law Leaves Room for Judicial Discretion,” The Record, 2014
  • “Settlement: The Client’s Prerogative,” New Jersey Family Lawyer, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • Rutgers University, B.A., 2004, Dean’s List

*The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Awards & Associations

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Avvo

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