David F. Salvaggio

Senior Counsel

New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer

Senior Counsel

Lyons & Associates, P.C. was truly honored that David Salvaggio chose to join its team of professionals as Senior Counsel in September 2018, thereby adding his vast experience to the firm’s already premier group of attorneys.

Mr. Salvaggio received his law degree from Rutgers Law School, where he was selected to be a member of the prestigious Rutgers Law Review.

Mr. Salvaggio has been instrumental in developing alternatives to traditional litigation as a means of resolving legal disputes in Family Law matters. He has been elected President of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group on two separate occasions and is now a member of its Board of Trustees.  David also played a key role in the passage of the New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act in 2014. 

Collaborative Divorce emphasizes communication and cooperation, rather than conflict, and has as its goal a resolution of all issues which best meets each party’s individual needs as well as the needs of their children, without the intervention of the court system.

Through Divorce Mediation, David also helps divorcing couples determine their own destiny, rather than suffer the trauma and expense of seemingly endless litigation.

For several years, Mr. Salvaggio has also been a Team Leader for a group of attorneys who volunteer their time to represent alleged victims of Domestic Violence in Morris County who otherwise could not afford an attorney.   

Mr. Salvaggio has been selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for the past three consecutive years from 2022-2024.


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