Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Padraic F.X. Dugan


(973) 258-1440


Padraic F.X. Dugan, Esq. is admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court of the District of New Jersey, the Bar of the State of New York and the Bar of Washington D.C.  Mr. Dugan has a reputation for fierce advocacy, tireless preparation and an ability to make cohesive arguments in all areas of family law with a specialization in complex financial and child custody matters. Mr. Dugan prides himself on treating his clients with great patience and dignity during what can be an exceedingly difficult time in their lives.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Dugan began his legal career as the Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert A. Coogan, J.S.C., in the Division of Equity and Chancery, Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Part.  Prior to beginning his judicial clerkship, Mr. Dugan received the degree of Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Mr. Dugan graduated law school with a concentration in Litigation and was also awarded the Certificate of Merit in Jurisprudence. Prior to law school, Mr. Dugan graduated Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Dugan is also a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy and lifelong resident of New Jersey. He regularly appears in courtrooms throughout the entire Garden State. He is an active member in the Justice Virginia Long American Inns of Court and serves as a Barrister in the organization.

Professional Associations

New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section

Justice Virginia Long American Inns of Court

Hudson County Bar Association

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

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Bar and Court Admissions

New Jersey

New York

Washington, D.C.

U.S. District Court, New Jersey


J.D., Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, 2009

B.A., Providence College, 2005