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Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 20%
  2. Domestic Violence: 20%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%
  5. Family: 20%
    14 years



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Attorney endorsements

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    I have had numerous family cases with Mr. Murphy. He has all conducted himself in a professional manner. His knowledge of the law is second to none. He holds a great command of the courtroom when he is arguing on behalf of his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Damico Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David T O'Sullivan

    I have known Joe for several years and know him to be both an exceptional attorney and a true gentleman. As an attorney, Joe is knowledgeable and effective and as a gentleman, Joe recognizes the needs of his clients and always puts them first.


    David O'Sullivan Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Murphy & Cistaro, LLC

27 East Main Street
Mendham, NJ, 07945


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMurphy & Cistaro, LLC2013 - Present
AssociateWeinberger Law Group, LLC2011 - 2013
AssociateSkoloff & Wolfe, PC2007 - 2011
AssociateNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, PA2005 - 2007
AssociateSmith & Doran2002 - 2005
AssociatePerconti & Cook2001 - 2002
Judicial Law ClerkAJSE Ernest M. Caposela2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Morris County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Somerset County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Passaic County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2000