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John P. Paone, Jr.

John P. Paone, Jr.

Paone, Zaleski & Murray
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence...
  • New Jersey
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Mr. Paone, a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, is a founder and senior partner of the firm. With over 35 years of experience in family law, child custody and divorce, Mr. Paone has worked with hundreds of families, has leadership roles in a variety of professional organizations and has won many awards through the legal profession.

Mr. Paone is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Attorneys. The College is composed of the top 100 divorce attorneys in the United States.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Paone over the years to committees relating to the practice of divorce and family law. Locally, he is a member of the Monmouth, Middlesex and New Jersey bar associations. He is a Past President of the Middlesex County Bar Association and the Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New Jersey Chapter. He serves by appointment of the New Jersey Supreme Court as a member of the Supreme Court Special Committee on Attorney Ethics and Admissions. He is a past Chair of the Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification and a past member of the Supreme Court Board on Continuing Legal Education.


Nationally, Mr. Paone is a member of the American Bar Association, Family Law section.

Mr. Paone has received many accolades throughout his distinguished career in law, including The International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Outstanding Ability in Courtroom Advocacy, the Middlesex County Bar Association Family Lawyer of the Year, the New Jersey State Bar Association Distinguished Legislative Service Award, the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section 2002 Tischler Award, the Middlesex County Bar Association Family Law Section 2008 Schoifet Award and the 2010 Distinguished Service Award, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Paone has been selected by Best Laywers® as a 2015 Family Law Lawyer of the Year. He was also elected to Digital Press Int. as “One of the Top 10 Matrimonial Attorneys i

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Paone, Zaleski & Murray
- Current
Education
American University Washington College of Law
J.D.
Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
B.A.
Awards
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award
New Jersey Bar Association Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Edward Schoifet Award
Middlesex County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Top 10 Matrimonial Attorneys in Central New Jersey
Digital Press Int.
Tischler Award
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
Distinguished Legislative Service Award
New Jersey State Bar Association
Middlesex County Family Law Achievement Award
Middlesex County Bar Association
Top 10 Super Lawyers
New Jersey Monthly Magazine
The Best Lawyers in America
Woodward/White, Inc.
Award for Outstanding Ability in Courtroom Advocacy
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
American College of Family Trial Attorneys
Diplomate
Current
Monmouth County Bar Assocation
Member
Current
American Bar Assocation, Family Law Section
Member
Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
New Jersey Family Lawyer
Senior Editor
Current
New Jersey State Bar Assocation, Family Law Section, Executive Committee
Emeritus Member
Current
New Jersey Supreme Court, Special Committee on Matrimonial Litigation
Past Member
Current
New Jersey State Bar Association, Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee
Member
- Current
New Jersey Supreme Court, Board on Attorney Certification
Chair
- Current
New Jersey Supreme Court, Board on Continuing Legal Education
Member
- Current
New Jersey Supreme Court, Ad Hoc Committee for Code of Judicial Conduct
Member
- Current
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
President
-
Middlesex County Bar Association
President
-
New Jersey State Bar Association, Ad Hoc Committee on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
Chair
-
New Jersey Supreme Court, Complementary Dispute Resolution Committee
Member
-
New Jersey Supreme Court, Family Division Practice Committee
Member
-
New Jersey State Bar Assocation, Family Law Section # 016591982
Chair
-
Certifications
Certified Family Law Arbitrator
American Acaemy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Red Bank Office
120 Maple Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701
USA
Telephone: (732) 750-9797
Fax: (732) 741-3427
Woodbridge Office
146 Greet Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
USA
Telephone: (732) 750-9797
Fax: (732) 750-4398