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Cassie Murphy, Esq.

Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney in New Jersey

A Partner at Paone, Zaleski & Murphy, Ms. Murphy focuses her practice in family law, child custody, and divorce. Ms. Murphy is admitted to the bar in New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia.

Ms. Murphy is a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney. Attorneys may be designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as “certified attorneys” if they: are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skill in a specific area of law or practice; have passed a rigorous examination; and have been recognized by their peers as having sufficient skills and reputation in the designated specialty. Fewer than 200 lawyers in the State of New Jersey are certified matrimonial law attorneys.

Ms. Murphy is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys. The Academy is the most prestigious divorce and family law bar association in the nation. Ms. Murphy is one of only approximately 60 family law attorneys in New Jersey selected.

Ms. Murphy is a long-standing voting member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She will be the Secretary of the Executive Committee for the 2024-2025 term, thus serving as one of six Officers of the Executive Committee. She has served in various appointed roles on the Executive Committee over the years, including currently serving as Chair of the General Legislation Subcommittee for the 2023-2024 term.

Ms. Murphy is an appointed member of the Amicus Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Murphy is also currently serving a three-year term as an appointed member of the Monmouth County Family Law Committee.

Ms. Murphy is an Associate Editor for New Jersey Family Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Section. Several articles written by Ms. Murphy have been published in that periodical, including “Cohabitation and the Amended Alimony Statute: Has the Economic Needs Standard Been Replaced?” which was published in the June 2016 edition.

Ms. Murphy is a regular speaker at seminars addressing issues relating to family law. Ms. Murphy also co-authored the second edition of the book titled “Divorce in New Jersey” with named partner John P. Paone Jr.

Ms. Murphy is a member of the Middlesex County, Monmouth County, and New Jersey State (Family Law Section) Bar Associations. She presently serves on the Middlesex County Family Law Committee.

Ms. Murphy earned her Bachelor’s Degree at University of Maryland, where she graduated summa cum laude as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her Juris Doctorate from University of Maryland School of Law, cum laude, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class.

Ms. Murphy has received the honor of being included in the Super Lawyers list published by Thomson Reuters for 2020-2024. She was previously included in the Super Lawyers Rising Star list published by Thomson Reuters for the years 2013 through 2019*. In January of 2018, Ms. Murphy received the Martin Goldin Award for excellence in the practice of family law.

Listen to Ms. Murphy’s latest seminar titled “Domestic Violence and the Law: Know Your Rights!”

Paonezaleski · Domestic Violence and the Law: Know Your Rights!


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