An associate at Paone, Zaleski & Murray, Ms. Murphy (formerly Ms. Ansello) focuses her practice in family law, child custody and divorce.
Ms. 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, serving as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Section for the 2016-2017 year. Ms. Murphy was also elected as a Trustee for the Monmouth County Legal Aid Society for the 2017-2018 year.
As Associate Editor for New Jersey Family Lawyer, Ms. Murphy’s article, “Cohabitation and the Amended Alimony Statute: Has the Economic Needs Standard Been Replaced?” was published in the June 2016 edition. Additionally, her article, “An Illustration of Changed Circumstances in the Shadow of Gonzalez-Posse,” was published in the April 2012 edition. She was chosen as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star for the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 years
Ms. Murphy 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 Young Lawyers Committee. Before joining the firm, she served as clerk to the Hon. Lisa Perez-Friscia, J.S.C., Family Part, Bergen County, and practiced divorce and family law at the firm of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti in Morristown.
Ms. 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 Doctorate from University of Maryland School of Law, cum laude, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class.
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