Elissa A. Perkins, Esq.

Freehold, NJ
732.409.1144 ext.270

Since her entry into private practice more than a decade ago, Ms. Perkins has dedicated her career exclusively to the practice of family law.  She has wide-ranging experience in matters including, but not limited to, divorce, custody and parenting time, international child custody and jurisdiction disputes, alimony, child support, equitable distribution, appeals, and prenuptial agreements.  

Ms. Perkins began her legal career in 2009 as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph P. Quinn, J.S.C., in the Family Part in Monmouth County.  After completing her clerkship, she practiced family law with a Monmouth County firm before joining LaRocca Hornik Rosen Greenberg & Crupi, LLC, in March 2020.

Ms. Perkins is proud to maintain active involvement in the local and state family law community.  She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC), and has served as co-chair of the FLEC Young Lawyers Subcommittee for two years.  She is a member of the Monmouth Bar Association (MBA), serves as co-chair of the MBA Mock Trial Committee, and previously served as the MBA Young Lawyers co-chair.  

She is a Barrister with the Aldona Appleton American Inns of Court, has served as a Monmouth County Early Settlement Panelist, and has lectured numerous times on behalf of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Monmouth Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, and NJ ICLE.  She is also an undergraduate mentee for students enrolled in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts.

In June of 2020, Ms. Perkins was awarded the Justice Daniel J. O’Hern Pro Bono Award by the Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County.  She was selected to the 2019, 2020, and 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list published by Thomson Reuters in the area of Family Law. For selection methodology, visit www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

Mr. Perkins graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Journalism, with distinction, from the Pennsylvania State University.  She her Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was a Presidential Scholar, a member of the Seton Hall Circuit Review, and was awarded Best Brief in both her Appellate Advocacy class and as part of the Eugene Gressman Moot Court Competition.  


  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, 2009
  • The Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A. Journalism, with distinction, 2006
    • B.A. Political Science, 2006


  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Subcommittee
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Member
  • Co-Chair, Monmouth Bar Association, Mock Trial Committee 
  • Barrister, Aldona E. Appleton Inns of Court


  • Honorable Joseph P. Quinn, J.S.C., Family Division, Superior Court – Monmouth County, Judicial Law Clerk, 2009 – 2010


  • Panelist, Monmouth County Early Settlement Panel 


  • Hot Tips in Family Law, NJ ICLE, November 2019
  • Super CLE Family Law Seminar, Monmouth Bar Association, December 2019
  • POWER Act Domestic Violence Representation, US District Court for the District of New Jersey, September 2020
  • Hot Tips in Family Law, NJ ICLE, November 2020
  • Third Party Issues in Family Law, NJ ICLE Winter Conference, November 2020
  • What is Comingling and Transmutation Anyway?, NJ ICLE Family Law Symposium, NJ ICLE, January 2021