Melissa L. Mignogna

Melissa L. Mignogna


Named a “New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star” as voted by her peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly Magazine and a “Top Attorney” in the area of Adoption by SJ Magazine, Ms. Mignogna has broad experience in all aspects of family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, separation agreement, business and other asset valuations, custody and visitation, child support, alimony, DYFS cases, adoption, equitable distribution, annulments and domestic violence.

Ms. Mignogna received a B.S from Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey where she majored in Finance. She received her Juris Doctor from Widener University, located in Wilmington, Delaware in 2006. During law school, she volunteered at the Burlington County Courthouse where she assisted many family law judges and attorneys. After completing law school, she secured a judicial clerkship with the Honorable John L. Call, Jr., now the presiding family law judge in Burlington County.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE. Juris Doctorate.

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ.
Bachelor of Science.

Professional Awards & Honors

“Super Lawyer”, Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly.

South Jersey’s “Top Attorneys”, SJ Magazine.

Selected to New Jersey Rising Stars (2011-2019) – 2.5% of attorneys under age 40 or in practice for 10 years or less are selected to Rising Stars.

“Outstanding Lawyer”, New Jersey Monthly.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Burlington County Bar Association, 2007 – Present

CASA of Burlington and Mercer Counties, Fundraising Committee

Camden County Bar Association

Forkin Family Inns of Court

New Jersey Association for Justice, Member

New Jersey State Bar, Family Law Section Executive Committee (FLEC), Member, 2013 – Present

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Southern New Jersey, Volunteer, Offering Free Legal Consultations

Classes & Seminars

A Lawyer’s Guide to New Jersey Family, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Education, 2014.

Powerful Motion Practice In Family Law, New Jersey Institute For Continuing Education, 2013.

Evaluating QDROs, ATLA Boardwalk Seminar, 2007.