John A. Patti

John A. Patti

Freehold, New Jersey

John A. Patti is Certified by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and is Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. John also possesses exceptional academic credentials, strong community ties, and is passionately committed to the pursuit of excellence in the practice of family law and has been practicing law nearly twenty (20) years.

John understands the difficulties divorce can impose upon a family. He is dedicated to working with you to develop custom-tailored legal solutions for issues such as child custody and support, division of assets and debt, and visitation schedules that work for you and your family. He spends the time to get to know you and your family so he can make the recommendations that are right for you.

As an experienced litigator, John will never allow anyone to take advantage of you. If reasonable agreements cannot be reached without the need of trial, he will vigorously advocate for you in court. John has also recently appeared before the Honorable Chief Justice John Roberts of the United States Supreme Court and is admitted to practice law in that Court. John's application for the Certified Matrimonial Trial Attorney was accepted and John recently sat for the Certification test in Trenton.

If you have questions about how John can serve you and assist you during this trying time, contact him anytime to schedule an appointment.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Matrimonial Law, The Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1998
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2006


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1991
  • William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1987
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • New Jersey Divorce Law: What to Expect From a Divorce

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey Super Lawyer , 2012 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Jersey Family Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey Chapter, Member
  • Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, Member
  • Union County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Monmouth-Ocean Family Law Inns of Court, President-Elect, 2010 - Present
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Patti & D'Alessandro, LLP, Managing Partner, March 27, 1997 - December 4, 2003
  • Patti & Policastro, PC, Managing Partner, March 6, 1995 - March 26, 1997
  • Donnington, Karcher Salmond, Associate, February 18, 1994 - March 5, 1995
  • Giblin & Combs, Associate, September 1, 1992 - February 17, 1994
  • Hon. Anthony J. Sciuto, JSC, Bergen County, Former Law Secretary, September 1, 1991 - August 31, 1992