For these important and highly personal matters, you need an experienced attorney you can trust. At Fecak & Williams, P.C, you won't be shifted to another attorney after you hire us or get the run-around when you have questions. You will work with an accessible and responsive attorney. We are a firm that strives to help their clients through one of the toughest times in their lives. Divorce can be painful, but you do not need your attorneys causing more stress. Both Melissa Fecak, Esq. and Pegeen Comeford Williams, Esq. are trained mediators and can assist you with mediating your case or representing you in litigation.

Our attorneys are collaborative practitioners and can offer clients a more reasonable, fresher and more economical approach to getting divorce.

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Melissa Fecak, Esq.


Born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Melissa Fecak grew up in central New Jersey. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Toy Design, she interned with Tyco Toys. Ms. Fecak became one of the first graduates of FIT to go on to study law. She attended Seton Hall University School of Law at night, while working full time at Educational Testing Service and Prudential Insurance.

Ms. Fecak worked for ten years at a small firm in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 2011, she decided she needed a change and relocated to Philadelphia. It was shortly thereafter, that Ms. Fecak decided to start her own firm where she could practice family law the way she thought it should be done. After speaking with her former coworker, Pegeen Williams, Esq., together they decided to start Fecak & Williams, P.C in early 2012.

Melissa Fecak, Esq. is a collaboratively trained attorney and is qualified as a Rule 1:40 Mediator. Ms. Fecak has attended numerous advanced trainings in Collaborative Law. She has also completed the training for the Court Pilot Program permitting Economic Mediation in certain Dissolution Matters where there is an Domestic Violence Restraining Order.

Since starting her own firm, Ms. Fecak has been actively involved in several organizations. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and is a representative on the New Jersey Council of Collaborative Practice Groups. Ms. Fecak is the Vice President of the Mid-Jersey Collaborative Law Alliance and the President of the South Jersey Collaborative Law Group.

Pegeen Comerford Williams, Esq.


Pegeen Williams is a founding member of the law firm Fecak & Williams. Pegeen is experienced in handling all facets of matrimonial and related family matters, including but not limited to, adoption, divorce, custody/parenting time, alimony, equitable distribution and post-judgment issues. It is Pegeen’s belief that no two situations are exactly alike and therefore, she prides herself on providing her client’s with personalized attention and helps them to obtain the results that work best for their family.

She is trained mediator and collaboratively trained attorney and therefore able to provide alternative forms of dispute resolution. She also routinely represents clients in court and aggressively advocates on their behalf. Pegeen also serves on the Board and co-chairs the educational committee for the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group.

Ms. Williams received her B.A. in History from Rutgers University and her J.D./M.B.A. from Quinnipiac University School of Law. After law school she served as a law clerk in the Family Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Williams was employed as a paralegal for the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services.

In addition to practicing law, Pegeen is an adjunct professor at Davenport University and has also previously taught at Kean University in the areas of Business Law and Accounting. She is also active in her community by serving on the Livingston Township Vision 20/20 committee and by chairing the Leadership Development Institute for the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills.