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Jay R Atkins - River Edge, NJ

887 Kinderkamack RoadSuite 3 River Edge, NJ 07661

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Updated: 02/18/2024

River Edge Family Law Lawyer

About Jay R Atkins

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Zoning and Land use/Real estate development


  • 50%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Representative Clients

  • Bjork Builders, Inc.
  • Greenway Construction Company, Inc.
  • Harson & Johns Development Company, Inc.
  • Van Matta Mechanicals, Inc.


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Other Affiliations

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, 1969 - Present (Past Chairman)
  • New Jersey Bar Association, 1969 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1969 - Present
  • Past member of the Family Law Committee, Bergen County Bar
  • Former member of the Bergen County Ethics Committee


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968
    LL.B., Bachelor of Law
    Major: Former member of the Bergen County Ethics Committee.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1965
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: President of Graduating Class
    Honors: President of Senior Class
    Honors: Member of Student Counsel
    Honors: President of Junior Class Member of Varsity Baseball Team

Past Positions

  • Honorable Benjamin P. Galanti, Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division of Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County
  • Honorable William J. Arnold, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, Bergen County 1968-1969
  • Founding Partner of the Law Firm of Draesel, Sunshine, Atkins, now known as Atkins, Tafuri, Minassian, D’Amato & Beane; 1979 – Present
  • Partner in the Law Firm of Skiba Atkins, Hackensack, New Jersey, specializing in criminal law, family law, and personal injury work and land use law; 1972 – 1979
  • Partner in the firm of Goldberg & Atkins, Hackensack, New Jersey, specializing in criminal defense work; From 1972 – 1974
  • Associate in the Law Office of Lucille P. Russell, Esq. prominent attorney in North Arlington, N.J.; 1969 – 1971
  • Emerson, Rochelle Park, and Montvale and the former municipal attorney for Rochelle Park


Other Sources of Feedback About Jay R. Atkins

Included on the 2020 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jay R. Atkins on Super Lawyers


  • Selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine by his peers


Office Information


887 Kinderkamack RoadSuite 3 River Edge, NJ 07661


  • 201-967-8323

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