Patricia Roe

Toms River, New Jersey

The Honorable Patricia B. Roe, J.S.C. is former Presiding Judge, Family Part, Ocean County and sits in Toms River, New Jersey. She is currently assigned to the Criminal Division. Prior to her appointment to the bench she was a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney and a partner in the firm Louis, Roe & Wolf, P.C., a practice limited to family law.

Judge Roe is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee and the Ocean County Bar Association.  Past President of the New Jersey Council of Juvenile and Family Judges, she served on the National Council’s Family Violence and Domestic Relations and Curriculum Development Committees. She currently serves as a Director for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Judge Roe is Vice-Chair of the Supreme Court Family Law Practice Committee and a member of the Supreme Court Committee on Evidence.

A founding faculty member of the Ocean/Monmouth Family American Inns of Court, Judge Roe has lectured for ICLE, the Judicial College, the Comprehensive Judges Orientation Program and the Newly Appointed Judge Orientation in New Jersey. She is the recipient of ICLE’s Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the family law field.

Judge Roe received her B.A. cum laude, and M.A., magna cum laude, from Montclair State University. She received her J.D. from Seton Hall Law School.