Megan S. Murray, Esq.
Divorce & Family Law Attorney in New Jersey
A partner at Paone Zaleski & Murray, Ms. Murray focuses her practice in all matrimonial matters, including but not limited to divorce; child custody; and domestic violence.
Ms. Murray is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, which includes less than 100 fellows in the State of New Jersey. She is also certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney.
In 2018, Ms. Murray was selected for inclusion into the Best Lawyers in America, ranking her among the top 5% of attorneys in private practice nationwide, as determined by her peers. See her profile by clicking here.
Ms. Murray was named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Ms. Murray received the 2013 Young Attorney of the Year Award for Middlesex County. She also received the 2012 Martin Goldin Award for excellence in the practice of family law. She is Co-Chair of the Legislation Subcommittee of the Family Law Executive Committee. She is also an associate managing editor for New Jersey Family Lawyer and served as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee of the Family Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Murray is a past Chair of the Monmouth County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee. Ms. Murray previously served as a managing editor for Dictum Magazine, the newsletter for the New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Ms. Murray has authored numerous articles and has been featured in publications, including but not limited to, the New Jersey Family Lawyer; the New Jersey Law Journal, the Middlesex County Advocate, and New Jersey Lawyer Magazine. She is also co-author of the book, Divorce in New Jersey. Ms. Murray has also spoken in seminars across the state on issues relating to family law, including appearances at the annual Family Law Hot Tips Seminar, the annual Family Law Symposium, and the annual meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Ms. Murray has also been a featured guest on the WOBM radio program Inside the Law.
Ms. Murray is a member of the Middlesex County, Monmouth County and New Jersey State (Member, Family Law Section and Young Lawyers Division) bar associations. Before joining the firm, she served as clerk to the Hon. Judge Paul Kapalko, Presiding Judge, Family Part, Monmouth County.
Ms. Murray earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Boston University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University, where she served as editor of the law school newspaper.