Kristin Lis

Meet Kristin Lis, Family Law Attorney in New Jersey

Kristin M. Lis has been exclusively practicing family law for nearly a decade. She represents clients in a variety of legal matters including divorce, support, custody, and other unique issues such as relocation, college distribution, emancipation, and adoption.

Throughout her career Kristin has continuously received recognition for outstanding legal representation from prestigious publications and legal organizations for her dedication and successes as a family law attorney. She has been named in New Jersey Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list every year since 2017. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. South Jersey Magazine has also named Kristin to its Awesome Attorneys list every year since 2009. Kristin Lis was also recognized by NJ Business People as part of the Readers’ Choice Award for South Jersey’s Most Influential Law Firms.

Kristin began building a wealth of legal experience while earning her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law. She started as a legal intern within the Juvenile Division Habitual Offender Unit at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. She then interned for the Office of the Prosecutor in Camden County, working in the Grand Jury, Trial Team, and Motions Units. Following law school, Kristin clerked in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County for the Honorable Max A. Baker, P.J.F.P. from 2009 to 2010. After passing the New Jersey Bar, she worked as an associate for a general practice law firm.

An active member of her community, Kristin is a longtime pro bono volunteer with Volunteer Lawyers for Justice. She helped launch the organization’s Skype Family Law Clinic. In 2010, Kristin was a panelist at the Family Law Clerk Bootcamp and addressed the new class of law clerks on the responsibilities and challenges of clerking for the Family Part. In 2015, she began serving as a pro bono mediator for the Atlantic County Special Civil Part, assisting litigants in resolving matters by alternate dispute resolution.

Kristin works with individuals and families in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem Counties. Kristin is the Senior Associate at Petrelli Previtera’s Atlantic County office location. She is available by appointment. Click here to schedule a consultation.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Rutgers University School of Law, 2009

Professional Associations

  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Gloucester County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New Jersey

What Clients Say About Us

This firm is very good. They gave me good advice and so far I’ll still have custody of my grandchildren and with his help I shall maintain that custody. Superior.- A Family Law Client, Philadelphia, PA
Petrelli Previtera worked with me on case and he was great. His staff and lawyers are so friendly and helpful. You can tell they cared by how quickly they returned my calls. Even if Mr. Petrelli was unavailable to assist me, his associate was there to answer my questions. I am very happy with their work and their rates are reasonable. If you need a family lawyer, these are the guys to go to.- A Pennsylvania Client, Delaware County, PA