G. John Germann was born in Newark, NJ and raised in South Orange, NJ. He attended Seton Hall University, graduating cum laude in 1992. Mr. Germann continued on to Seton Hall University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 1995. Following law school, Mr. Germann obtained of unique rotating judicial clerkship with the Ocean County Superior Court wherein he clerked for three different Judges, specifically the Honorable Vincent Grasso, J.S.C. in the Criminal Part, the Honorable Bernard Cannon, J.S.C. in the Civil Part, and the Honorable James Citta, J.S.C. in the Family Part. This clerkship provided invaluable experience and insight in those three separate Divisions, expanding Mr. Germann’s knowledge beyond the sphere of his principal practice area.
Following the completion of the judicial clerkship, Mr. Germann joined the firm of DeNoia & Tambasco, LLC in 1996. Mr. Germann has practiced with the firm continually since that time, becoming a partner of the firm now known as DeNoia Tambasco & Germann.
Mr. Germann concentrates his practice on family law matters, including but not limited to divorce, custody, parenting time, support, equitable distribution and domestic violence. Mr. Germann has also had experience in civil litigation matters and continues to handle worker’s compensation matters and Municipal Court representations. Mr. Germann is also responsible for all of the domestic violence litigation in the office, and has handled hundreds of domestic violence actions from inception to conclusion. Mr. Germann’s experience gained in other practice areas has provided him with a unique skill set, providing an advantage in connection with family law matters, including an extensive knowledge of the Rules of Evidence and knowledge concerning various aspects of commercial law and disability which are often directly implicated in divorce actions.
Mr. Germann has over 24 years of experience and is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the Federal District Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Germann is a certified mediator. He has volunteered his time to serve as an Early Settlement Panelist for the Ocean County Superior Court, assisting others to settle their divorce litigation through the Court sponsored Early Settlement Program.
Mr. Germann is an active member of the Ocean County Bar Association. He is a member of the Ocean County Bar Association Family Law Committee, and has chaired the Subcommittee for the Ocean County Early Settlement Program. Mr. Germann is also an active member of the Ocean Monmouth Family Inns of Court.
Mr. Germann has given multiple seminars and lectures over the years on various issues involving family law for both the Ocean County Bar Association as well as the Ocean Monmouth Family Law Inns of Court.
Domestic Violence, Civil Litigation, and Family Law
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Seton Hall University , B.A., 1992