KAREN P. SAMPSON
P. Sampson graduated with honors from the State University of New York at
Albany and received her Juris Doctorate which included Tax Honors with Distinction from
Rutgers University School of Law. Since 1996 she has been licensed to practice
law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This firm was established in
In 2005, Ms. Sampson successfully completed Mediation Training for
Family Matters through New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal
Education. She has served as a mediator on the New Jersey Roster of Economic Mediators for
family law matters. Ms. Sampson is an Accredited Professional Mediator with the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM).
2010, Ms. Sampson became one of the first collaboratively-trained attorneys in
the South Jersey area, after successfully completing Basic Interdisciplinary
Collaborative Law Training sponsored by Practical Collaborative Solutions, LLC
in Wall Township, NJ. Since then she has completed many additional
hours of advanced Collaborative Law training. Ms. Sampson is an advocate
of the Collaborative Divorce process and recommends it to clients when
appropriate. She believes the overall benefits provided by the
collaborative process to the divorcing couple and their families are
significant when compared to litigation.
Ms. Sampson is a Founding Member
and Past-President (2013) of South Jersey Collaborative Divorce
Professionals (SJCDP) (formerly known as the South Jersey Collaborative Law
Group). Ms. Sampson is also a Founding Member of the New Jersey Council of
Collaborative Practice Groups and a Member of the International Academy of
Collaborative Professionals. She has
authored and co-authored several articles on Collaborative Divorce and
Mediation, including an article co-authored with psychologist Erin von Zuben,
Ph.D., entitled "What's New: Collaborative Divorce" was
published by the New Jersey Psychological Association in the New Jersey
Psychologist, Summer 2013 edition.
Ms. Sampson is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the
Burlington County Bar Association and the Camden County Bar Association.
She has also served as a Matrimonial Early Settlement panelist for the
Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington Vicinage, where she helped litigious
divorce parties settle their matters prior to trial.