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Jennifer Burgess, Esq.


Jennifer Burgess, Esq. has been practicing law in New York for two decades, serving clients throughout New York City and Long Island. Ms. Burgess received her Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law and began her legal career in Commercial and Insurance Defense Litigation. She has been practicing Matrimonial and Family Law for several years, including all aspects of divorce, child custody, child support and complex high net worth matters. She is a Certified Advanced Matrimonial Mediator and uses her negotiation skills in and out of the courtroom, zealously representing clients as they navigate the difficulties of divorce litigation.

In addition to her legal work, Ms. Burgess has been an unwavering patient advocate, as the Founder of a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a treatment and cure for a form of Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD). Ms. Burgess later expanded her patient advocacy work as a Director of Patient Advocacy and Public Affairs for a pharmaceutical company. She has worked with international leaders in the scientific community and helped to shape legislative policy in pharmaceuticals and rare diseases.

Ms. Burgess is a member of both the New York State Bar Association, Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations and is admitted in New York and New Jersey.

  • Adelphi University

Bachelor of Arts, English

  • St. John’s University School of Law

Juris Doctorate

  • Certified New York State Part 146 Advanced Matrimonial Mediator
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Emeritus Certificate in Drug and Medical Device Development