Megan S. Murray

Megan S. Murray

The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • New Jersey, New York
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Megan S. Murray is the founder of The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray. Megan founded her practice with a singular goal in mind: to provide quality, hands-on services to her clients. Megan has earned a reputation among her peers, colleagues and clients as a zealous advocate of the highest integrity, who achieves the best results for her clients through an intimate knowledge of the unique facts of each case and extensive knowledge of the law.

As the result of her dedication to the practice of family law, Megan has received numerous awards, honors and distinctions during the course of her career. Megan was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers of America, ranking her among the top 5% of practitioners in the nation. Megan is an affiliate of the Matrimonial Lawyers Alliance, whose membership is limited to 50 family law attorneys in the State of New Jersey.

Megan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, where she serves on the Board of Managers. Megan is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney. In 2015, Megan was named a New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. In 2012, Megan received the Martin Goldin Award for excellence in the practice of family law. Megan is an Officer (Secretary for the 2019-2020 term) of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Prior to becoming an Officer of the Family Law Section, Megan served as the Co-Chair of the Legislation Subcommittee for the Section. Megan is also an associate managing editor for the New Jersey Family Lawyer. Megan is a past Chair of the Monmouth County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee.

Megan is the co-author of the book, Divorce in New Jersey. She has authored numerous articles and has been featured in publications including the New Jersey Family Lawyer, the New Jersey Law Journal, the Middlesex County Advocate, and New Jersey Lawyer Magazine.

Wake Forest University School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
Honors: • Editor in chief for Hearsay, the law school’s newspaper (Fall 2004-Spring 2005) • Assistant Editor for Hearsay (Fall 2003-Spring 2004) • Student Bar Association Representative (Fall 2003-Spring 2005) • Winner of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award
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Boston University
B.A. (2002) | Broadcast journalism; French
Honors: Summa Cum Laude • Summa Cum Laude • Gardner Foundation Scholar (Fall 1999-Spring 2002) • University Scholar (Fall 1999-Spring 2002) • Blue Chip Award recipient (Spring 2002) • Golden Key National Honor Society (Spring 2000-present) • Chosen participant in Boston University’s Conversazione (October 2000) • Published in Granite magazine (Spring 2000) • Speaker for Boston University’s semi-annual Great Debate (November 1999)
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray
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Paone, Zaleski & Murray
Paone, Zaleski & Brown
Law Clerk to Hon. Paul A. Kapalko, P.J.F.P.
New Jersey Superior Court, Monmouth County, Family Part
Speaking Engagements
Matrimonial Law's 40 Most Important Cases
Domestic Violence
Basics in Family Law
Updates on the Alimony Reform Law
Child Custody Round Table
Legislative Update
Effective Motion Practice
Updates in Palimony Law
New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Hot Tips In Family Law
Annual Family Law Symposium
Leader of the Bar
New Jersey Law Journal
Martin Goldin Award for Excellence in Family Law
Middlesex County Bar Association
Young Attorney of the Year
Middlesex County Bar Association
Rising Star, Super Lawyer
New Jersey Monthly
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
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Family Law Executive Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association
Chair of Legislative Committee
- Current
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New Jersey Family Lawyer
Associate Managing Editor
- Current
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Family Law Executive Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association
Voting Member
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Activities: Co-Chair, General Legislation Committee Prior Co-Chair Domestic Violence Legislation Committee Prior Co-Chair Young Lawyer's Committee
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New Jersey State Bar  # 018052005
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Family Law Executive Committee
Chair of Domestic Violence Subcommittee
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Monmouth County Family Law Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
  • English
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray
100 Village Court
Suite 204
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Telephone: (732) 847-9896
Fax: (732) 737-8137