Katrina Vitale is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She focuses her practice on family law and estates.
In addition to serving family law clients at all levels of litigation, from trial through appellate practice, Katrina also serves in the capacity of a Mediator having completed the training in May 2012. She also possesses a seasoned background in estate planning and estate administration.
Katrina currently serves as a Board Trustee of the Gloucester County Bar Association. She is a member of the NJ State Bar Association and Camden County Bar Association as well. Katrina also serves as a Panelist for the Matrimonial Early Settlement Program and is a recent appointee of the District IV Ethics Committee for the NJ Supreme Court. Katrina is a former Barrister of the Thomas Forkin Family Law Inn of Court. She has taught Family Law and Elder Law at Gloucester County College's paralegal program.
Katrina is a recent recipient of the SJ Magazine “Rising Star” and “Top Lawyer” awards. She is also a recipient of the distinguished E. Henrietta Roesler Women in Law Award presented by the Gloucester County Bar Association’s Women in Law Committee.
Katrina graduated in an excelled three-year program with honors from Rutgers University in 1994 with a B.A. in Political Science, and she earned her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law in 1998.
Areas of Practice: Family Law - Estate Planning - Estate Administration
Bar Admissions: New Jersey 1998; Pennsylvania 1999; US Supreme Court 2012.
Education: J.D. with Honors from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Camden, New Jersey, 1998;
B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, 1994 (Major: Political Science).
Classes/Seminars Taught: Family Law, Gloucester County College, 2005 – 2009; Elder Law, Gloucester County College, 2005 – 2009.
Honors and Awards: Selected as a “Rising Star” by SJ Magazine 2010. Selected as a “Top Lawyer” by SJ Magazine 2009.
Recipient, "E. Henrietta Roesler Women in Law Award" presented by the GCBA Women in Law Committee, 2006.
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member effective 9/1/2012 – District IV Ethics Committee, NJ; Member - New Jersey State Bar Association, 1999-present; NJSBA Family Law Section Executive Committee, 2012; Former District Representative for Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties – NJSBA Young Lawyers' Division; Trustee (and Past President year 2009-2010) - Gloucester County Bar Association Board of Trustees, 2000-present; Chairperson - Young Lawyers' Committee of the Gloucester County Bar Association, 2001-2007; Chairperson - Gloucester County Bar Association Mentor Program, 2004-2009; Member, Family Law Committee of the Gloucester County Bar Association, 1999-present; Member - Gloucester County Bar Association Probate Committee, 2003-present;
Member - Camden County Bar Association, Family Law Committee;
Member - Camden County Bar Association, Probate Committee; Rutgers School of Law Alumni; Former Barrister,
Thomas S. Forkin Family Law Inn of Court; Former Panelist - District IV Fee Arbitration Committee, NJ.
Birth Information: 1973, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.