Star of Bravo TV’s “Untying the Knot;” Founder & CEO of DivorceDating, Author, Attorney, Television Personality, Volunteer, and Divorce Success Story
Vikki S. Ziegler, Esq., partner and co-founder of Ziegler & Zemsky, LLC, is one of New Jersey’s most well-known and sought after legal authorities in the fields of matrimonial and family law.
A standout among her peers, Ms. Ziegler was named for three years in a row during 2010, 2011, and 2012 as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers Magazine and in 2015 and 2016 as a “Super Lawyer.” She was also ranked among the “Top 50 Women in Business” by New Jersey Business News in 2010, recognized for her professional excellence and commitment to her community by New Jersey Business News in 2008, and in 2006 was cited as one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Ms. Ziegler has also been featured in Image Magazine as the “Local Spotlight” for her achievements in New Jersey, in the Star Ledger as an “Active Advocate” in June 2008, and in many other publications throughout the United States.
Taking a compassionate and empathetic approach to divorce advocacy while displaying unparalleled skill in the courtroom litigating complex matters, Ms. Ziegler combines her practical and personal experience both as a divorce lawyer and child of divorce to bring clients a fresh and realistic perspective that not only de-stigmatizes divorce but makes it an empowering force in her clients’ lives.
As part of her family law practice, Ms. Ziegler offers informed and unabashedly honest guidance to clients by providing them with concrete pre-marital tips to help them avoid many of the common pitfalls that can lead to divorce. For those seeking dissolution, Ms. Ziegler offers her step-by-step impact-management guide, affording clients the tools they need to prevent emotional and financial devastation when the dust finally settles post-divorce.
A nationally known and seasoned public speaker, Ms. Ziegler has lectured extensively on a wide range of topics including First Amendment rights, the law clerk’s role, and divorce-related financial strategy and litigation tactics. Ms. Ziegler brings that same talent and energy to the classroom as both an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and a Continuing Legal Education instructor.
Ms. Ziegler is frequently called upon by television, radio, and print outlets for her expert advice and commentary on high-profile cases and has authored, co-authored, and been quoted in some of the country’s most prestigious publications. For more information about Ms. Ziegler’s writing credits and media presence, including her current starring role on Bravo TV’s hit series, “Untying the Knot,” please click here.
Admitted to practice in 1999, Ms. Ziegler is a member in good standing of the New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia bars. She is also a member of the New Jersey, New York and District of Columbia bar associations, the Passaic County and Essex County bar associations, and a member of the Northern New Jersey and Family Law Inns of Court.
Ms. Ziegler holds her B.A. in political science, sociology, and Spanish from the University of Rhode Island, and her J.D. from Quinnipiac College School of Law.