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Megan S. Murray devotes her practice entirely to family law issues, including but not limited to divorce, alimony, child support, equitable distribution, domestic violence, emancipation and all other matrimonial-related issues.  Ms. Murray is one of a minority of family law attorneys who has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney.  Ms. Murray manages her firm's Red Bank office.


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 a voting member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, where she serves as a co-chair of the Legislative Subcommittee. 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 the New Jersey Family Lawyer; the New Jersey Law Journal, the Middlesex County Advocate, and New Jersey Lawyer Magazine. 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 with Bob Novy.

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.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
  2. Child Custody: 33%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 33%

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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  • Andrew A Bestafka

    Megan is the epitome of professional and is emerging as a future bar leader. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Paone, Zaleski, Brown & Murray

120 Maple Avenue
P.O. Box 8699
Red Bank, NJ, 07701


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Young Attorney of the YearMiddlesex County Bar Association2013
Martin Goldin AwardMiddlesex County Bar Association, Family Law Section2012
Super Lawyers - Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly MagazineN/A
Certified Matrimonial Law AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney CertificationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociatePaone, Zaleski & Brown2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Monmouth County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeCo-chair2011 - 2012
New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section, Family Law DivisionCo-chair2009 - 2010
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive CommitteeVoting MemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
New Jersey Family LawyerAssociate Managing EditorN/A
Dictum Magazine, Newsletter for New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPast Managing EditorN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Boston UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2002