Ms. Colgan graduated from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 2001. Ms. Colgan’s career began at the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office, in Staten Island, NY, where she worked as an Assistant District Attorney and prosecuted domestic violence cases. After having two children, she went into private practice as an associate at a matrimonial firm. In 2007 she began her own practice and is the sole practitioner in the law firm of Erin K. Colgan, P.C., located in Staten Island. Ms. Colgan concentrates her practice on Family Law, Divorce and Mediation. She has served on the 18b panel, providing quality legal services to indigent persons. She also serves as an Attorney for the Child in Richmond County.
-Richmond County Bar Association Member and Committee Co-Chair
-Staten Island Women’s Bar Association Member and Committee Chair and Liaison
-Staten Island Economic Development Corporation Women’s Council and Business Council member.
-Family and Divorce Mediation Council Member
Ms. Colgan is a member of the Richmond County Bar Association and Staten Island Women's Bar Association and serves as the Matrimonial Committee co-chair of the Richmond County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Staten Island Women’s Bar Association, and Staten Island Economic Development Corporation.
In addition, Ms. Colgan is active on the Collaborative Committee for Richmond County for Child Protective matters through the Office of Court Administration for the State of New York.
Ms. Colgan is also co-founder of a Legal Services/Consulting business in the NYC area. Northstar QDRO, a company that assists attorneys with drafting orders to divide pension benefits following their clients’ divorce. Northstar was developed in 2016, and is a rapidly growing company.
CE/CLE Presenter Panel Experience
“A New Practitioner’s Guide to Handling a Custody Case: From Client Interview to Trial” Law line October 6, 2016
Hot Topic in Child Custody and Guardianship for New York Practitioners; May 24, 2016
Co-Presented Continuing Education to Family and Divorce Mediation Council, entitled “Mediating with Retirement in Mind, at NYC Bar Association April 16, 2018
Both Matrimonial and Family law require a specific set of legal skills and counseling abilities. Ms. Colgan is dedicated to providing the best representation to all of her clients and ensuring that they are able to move forward after a divorce, and helping families fit their specific needs.
Establishing short-term and longer-term goals is difficult for many people involved in divorce and other challenging family law matters. Fear and uncertainty about relationships with your children, finances and other important concerns can make clear thinking very difficult.
Our dedicated staff of both paralegals and law clerks will always be available to discuss your needs and concerns throughout each specific case.
With nearly 20 years of experience, the Law Office of Erin K. Colgan should be your first call for your legal needs. Our team is experienced in mediation, divorce and family cases, and will fight for our clients. We approach each case with our full attention and dedication, we aim to protect your interests and exceed your expectations.
We guarantee effective and knowledgeable representation for you and your family Our reputation and history of success with our clients needs speaks for itself. There's no substitution for the best.
Mediation, Divorce and Family law can be extremely difficult and emotional. Ms. Colgan along with her dedicated staff will be there to guide and support you move forward with your life.
At our law firm, we offer caring and personalized legal advocacy. We listen to your concerns and take the time to understand your family situation. No matter what you want we will be dedicated to helping you achieve all of your goals.
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