Sharon E. Johnson

Sharon E. Johnson

Florham Park, New Jersey
Sharon E. Johnson is a principal with the law firm of Johnson & Johnson and has been engaged in the practice of law for more than 20 years. Sharon concentrates her practice in the area of matrimonial/family law and related matters including divorce litigation, divorce mediation,  alimony, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements, domestic violence, grandparents' visitation, relocation and adoptions.

Sharon is an experienced divorce litigator and has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as an approved family mediator. Sharon handles numerous high conflict cases, highly complex financial cases and custody matters on a regular basis.

Sharon received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and attended Rutgers School of Law in Newark, New Jersey where is obtained a Juris Doctorate.

Sharon is a member of the Morris County Bar Association Family Law Section. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Sharon has served for more than 15 years as an panelist for the Family Law Early Settlement Panel in Morris County and now serves as a Blue Ribbon Panelist. She is a Court approved family mediator and serves as a Court-appointed mediator. She also handles private mediation for clients who seek alternative dispute resolution.

Sharon serves as a volunteer for the organization Welcome Home Vets providing family law assistance for United States Military veterans. 

Areas of Practice

  • Family
  • Custody and Parenting
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Adoption
  • Mediation
  • Grandparents' visitation
  • Relocation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, 1995


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • Juris Doctorate
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • B.A.
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member, 1998 - Present
  • New Jersey Collaborative Law Group, Member, 2017 - Present
  • International Association of Collaborative Practitioners, Member, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of John M. Johnson, Esq., Associate, 1995 - 1998
  • Urban Legal Clinic, Intern, 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Welcome Home Vets- Legal Counsel to Veterans, 2012 - 2016
  • Mendham Township Mock Trial Instructor, 2015 - 2016
  • Morris County Early Settlement Panel, 2000 - Present