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Megan Susan Murray

Family Attorney at Hazlet, NJ

5.0   5 reviews

also known as Megan S. Murray

  • State Years
    New York - NY 17 years
    New Jersey - NJ 18 years
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Megan

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Megan S. Murray is the Founding Parnter of the Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray.  She 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.  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 Co-Chair of the Legislation Subcommittee for the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee. She 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.

 

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.

Location

The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray
100 Village Court
Suite 204
Hazlet, NJ, 07701

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Posted by Susan | May 1, 2023
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Megan Murray is the best
Megan Murray was my divorce lawyer a dozen years ago and recently my lawyer for “post judgement issues” that arose with my ex-spouse. Ms Murray is a highly skilled lawyer who not only knows the law and its nuances but knows how to deal with a recalcitrant adversary in order to reach a fair settlement. She is always professional, no matter how the badly the adversary behaves. Her arguments are always well researched, beautifully written and to the point. Megan Murray genuinely cares about me as a person. She listened to me and what I wanted. She was always clear about what my options were and what she suggested we do and why. I trusted her judgement and was very satisfied with the outcomes in both cases. I recommend Megan Murray without reservation. She is simply the best.
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Posted by Stephen | November 10, 2020
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Thanks
I am very pleased with the end results of my divorce which Megan worked effortlessly to obtain for me. We were presented with some unusual obstacles during the negotiations such as the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fact that I was in the very early stages of recovery from a major life threatening trauma. Megan managed to work through all of this and obtain very comfortable results for me within a very reasonable time frame. Thanks again Megan.
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Posted by Rachel | February 21, 2020
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Grateful to have Megan advocate for my daughter's needs.
Megan assisted me during one of my most vulnerable of times. While trying to get the school to acknowledge my daughter's autism diagnosis I was also battling her father to recognize her needs in regards to custody and our divorce. Not having contributed to the household financially while we were together and not taking up financial or emotional fatherhood responsibilities while separated. Megan used her comprehensive and extensive knowledge of the law to legally enforce standards of custody to a child on the spectrum and to help finalize the divorce agreement. Her expertise and confidence made me feel at ease especially when the opposing counsel tried to intimidate myself and family with various tactics to get us to back down on the minimum law requirements, Megan assured us and gracefully handled the situation. I was so grateful to have her advocate for my daughter's needs.
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Posted by Harry | January 25, 2020
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Client
Megan is an excellent attorney who helped me navigate through a difficult long term case due to the constant litigation from my ex-wife. I always mantained joint custody of my child and although my ex-wife filed many motions over a 10 year period I never once had an adverse ruling. Megan is always on top of your case, keeps you informed and most importantly wins for you based upon the facts and how Megan represents your case. Megan is alway on the right side of the case and cares about you not only as a client but as a person also.
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Posted by Karin | February 13, 2019
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Top Notch Attorney
Megan was the best attorney to guide me through a most difficult situation. She is always extremely prepared and knowledgeable about my case. Megan is always listening about what is important to me and fights for those things I feel are important. I trust her instincts, her guidance and her intent. There is no one I would rather have working with me during settlement negotiations or in the courtroom.
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Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • The Family Law Offices of Megan S. Murray
  • 2019 - Present
  • Partner
  • Paone, Zaleski & Murray
  • 2013 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Paone, Zaleski & Brown
  • 2006 - 2012

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Boston University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2002

Associations

  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee
  • N/A
  • New Jersey Family Lawyer
  • Associate Managing Editor
  • N/A
  • Monmouth County Bar Association, Family Law Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2011 - 2012
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section, Family Law Division
  • Co-chair
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • New Leaders of the Bar
  • New Jersey Law Journal
  • 2015
  • Martin Goldin Award
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine
  • N/A
  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Unknown Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Megan is the epitome of professional and is emerging as a future bar leader. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Divorce and separation Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I strongly endorse this lawyer's exemplary work."
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Hazlet Family Lawyer Megan Susan Murray
Megan Susan Murray
Family Attorney
Hazlet, NJ
Licensed for 18 years