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Villanova University (B.S.)
Fairleigh Dickinson University (M.B.A.)
Rutgers University (J.D.)
Bar Admissions:
New Jersey; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Tax Court
Princeton Bar Association
Mercer County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
New Jersey Association of Trial Lawyers


John A. Hartmann, III

John A. Hartmann, III, is a managing partner of the law firm and Chair of the Family Law department. He joined the firm in 1979 and has exclusively concentrated his practice in complex family law matters. Most complex cases are settled through negotiation, however many require litigation. Mr. Hartmann has a state wide reputation for his litigation skills.

Mr. Hartmann is the author of numerous articles on family law issues, such as evaluating a spouse’s business for purposes of equitable distribution, the intricate nuances of going to trial and determining whether or not litigation is the proper course for a client’s case.

Raised in New Jersey, he graduated from Villanova University and received his law degree from Rutgers University. Mr. Hartmann also has an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The Court’s decisions in numerous matters handled by Mr. Hartmann have been published in judicial reporters. Those opinions include:

Supreme Court of New Jersey:

  • Fazilat v. Feldstein, 180 N.J. 74
  • Negrotti v. Negrotti, 98 N.J. 428
  • Cooper v. Cooper, 99 N.J. 42

Appellate Division – New Jersey:

  • J.E.V. v. K.V., 426 N.J. Super 475 (App. Div.)
  • Platt v. Platt, 384 N.J. Super 418 (App. Div.)
  • Mann v. Mann, 270 N.J. Super 269 (App. Div.)
  • Rampolla v. Rampolla, 269 N.J. 300 (App. Div.)
  • Orgler v. Orgler, 237 N.J. Super 342 (App. Div.)
  • Chiaccio v. Chiaccio, 198 N.J. Super 1 (App. Div.)
  • Mey v. Mey, 149 N.J. Super 188 (App. Div.), aff’d 79 N.J. 121
  • Skillman v. Skillman, 136 N.J. Super 348 (App. Div.)

Chancery Division – New Jersey:

  • Roberts v. Roberts, 2006 WL3026301 (N.J. Super. Ch. Div.)
  • Borchert v. Borchert, 361 N.J. Super. 175 (Ch. Div.)
  • Salerno v. Salerno, 241 N.J. Super. 536 (Ch. Div.)
  • Davis v. Davis, 182 N.J. Super. 397 (Ch. Div.)
  • Hann v. Hann, 175 N.J. Super. 608 (Ch. Div.)

Mr. Hartmann is admitted to practice law in New Jersey. He previously served as Municipal Prosecutor of Princeton Township. He is a member of the Princeton and ; Mercer County Bar Associations; New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section; American Bar Association, Family Law Section and New Jersey Association of Trial Lawyers.  He has been recognized in 2013 and 2014 by the Legal Network as a “Top Lawyer in New Jersey” for professional excellence.

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