Tessa Wagoner received a B.A. in English Literature and Political Science from Florida State University. Tessa received her Juris Doctor as well as her Master’s Degree of Public Administration from Florida State University College of Law in 2020. While in law school, Tessa was active with the Public Interest Law Clinic’s Children’s Advocacy Clinic, President of the Public Interest Law Students Association, Treasurer of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Treasurer of the Democratic Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Tessa had a career in public administration.
Before joining Goldstein & Mignogna, P.A., Tessa was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Nocella, P.J.F.P. in Burlington County during which she assisted the Court with numerous cases relating to divorce, custody, child and spousal support, domestic violence, and juvenile delinquency. Tessa was also certified to resolve cases by the New Jersey Administrative Offices of the Courts, allowing her to conduct settlement conferences and resolve many cases during her clerkship.
Tessa’s practice area involves all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, equitable distribution, relocation, child and spousal support, domestic violence, and juvenile delinquency. She practices in Atlantic County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cumberland County, Gloucester County, Mercer County, Monmouth County, and Salem County.
Tessa is an active member and participant in the Burlington County and Camden County Bar Associations.
Tessa finds a great deal of meaning and purpose in practicing family law. She is passionate about helping clients navigate the court system during a difficult time in their lives. It is her goal to reach a fair and enduring outcome for her clients.
Tessa was raised in Mount Holly, New Jersey, and she now resides in Collingswood, New Jersey.