Jef D. Henninger

Jef D. Henninger: Attorney with The Law Office of Jef Henninger, Esq.


Jef Henninger, Esq. is the senior partner at the firm. Jef is one of the few attorneys that has represented clients in all 21 Superior Courts in New Jersey. A dedicated and tireless advocate for his clients, Jef has been battle-tested in numerous successful trials. He has represented doctors, lawyers and executives as well as children, soccer moms and grandfathers. Besides representing clients and overseeing all of the lawyers in the firm, Jef also maintains a litigation consulting practice where he consults with other lawyers as well as clients across the country on a wide range of issues.

Jef's family law practice is focused on a complex divorce and custody matters including cases involving allegations of child abuse and neglect. As a result, Jef handles a large number of DYFS cases as well as family law cases where DYFS is involved. Likewise, Jef also handles criminal child abuse and domestic violence cases. Jef has a long track record of winning motions in the family part including motions regarding parenting time, alimony modification and child support termination.

Jef's work has received attention from local and national media. He has been interviewed by a number of organizations including: the New York Times,, the Newark Star Ledger, CNBC, Fox News,, the Asbury Park Press, the Philadelphia City Paper, NJ 101.5 FM, the Burlington County Times, ABS-CBN News, among others. Some of Jef's interviews have been reprinted in other outlets such as and the Boston Herald. Jef has also been quoted as an authority on a number of legal blogs and websites. He is a Barrister in the Haydn Proctor Inn of Court, a past Judge for the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition as well as an editor of several popular legal blogs. Finally, Jef has been recognized by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Computer Crime Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Computer Fraud
  • Forensic DNA
  • Sex Crimes
  • Bank Fraud
  • Check Fraud
  • Credit Fraud

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
833-868-2991  Phone
732-383-6242  Phone
University Attended:
Monmouth University, B.A., 2000
Law School Attended:
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
2004, New Jersey
Middlesex County Bar Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - New Jersey.
Birth Information:
Elizabeth, New Jersey, November 3, 1978
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Free Initial Consultation

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey

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