Catherine (Cassie) Murphy is a partner with the law offices of Paone, Zaleski, & Murphy, which has offices in Red Bank and Woodbridge, New Jersey.
Murphy is a certified matrimonial law attorney. Lawyers 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. Only 186 lawyers in the State of New Jersey are certified matrimonial law attorneys.
Murphy is admitted to the bar in New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia. She is a voting member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Murphy was also elected as a Trustee for the Monmouth County Legal Aid Society for the 2017–2018 and 2018–2019 terms.
She is an associate editor for the New Jersey Family Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Section. Several of her articles have been published in the publication. Murphy has also spoken at several seminars on issues relating to family law.
She is a member of the Middlesex County, Monmouth County, and New Jersey State (Family Law Section) Bar Associations. She presently serves on the Monmouth Bar Association Family Law Committee.
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 doctor, cum laude, from University of Maryland School of Law; she also served as an associate editor of the Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class.
She has been included in the Super Lawyers Rising Star list published by Thomson Reuters from 2013–2019. In 2018, Murphy received the Martin Goldin Award for excellence in the practice of family law.
Murphy may be reached through her firm’s website at:
Titles by this author:
Divorce in New Jersey, Second Edition