Marisel Lopez Chin joined Epstein Ostrove, in March of 2021, as a Senior Workers’ Compensation Attorney. Marisel enjoys a passion for protecting the rights of injured workers and advocating for her clients and their right to treatment, benefits, and just compensation. Marisel’s enthusiasm for helping injured workers is what drives her to succeed in securing favorable settlements and outcomes for petitioners in all parts of the state.
Prior to joining the Firm, Marisel practiced for 15 years at two other New Jersey Law firms including heading the Workers’ Compensation department of another firm in Monmouth County, as well as handling Family, Domestic Violence Bankruptcy, Criminal and Traffic Offenses and Workers’ Compensation at a Middlesex County Firm, gradually increasing her focus on protecting the rights of injured workers throughout the state.
Marisel is a proud member of Justice James Coleman Inns of Court- Worker’s Compensation, Monmouth County Division, Monmouth County Bar Association, NJ State Bar Association, NJ Council on Safety and Health (NJ-COSH), New Jersey Advocates for Justice (NJAJ). In 2020, Marisel was recognized as a top Lawyer in Monmouth Health and Life.
Marisel earned her juris doctorate degree in 2002 from Seton Hall University School of Law. While in Law School, Marisel worked full time as a Paralegal in Merrill Lynch’s litigation department. Marisel also interned at the Center for Social Justice at Seton Hall Law from 2001 -2002, providing pro bono representation to immigrants and political refugees seeking asylum into the United States from various parts of the world. From 2002-2003, Marisel served as a judicial law clerk for the State of New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, where she assisted thirty-nine (39) judges in writing legal opinions concerning various areas of law including but not limited to: Civil Rights, Health and Human Services, Education Law and Employment Discrimination. From 2003-2005 Marisel worked as a per diem attorney handling litigation, domestic violence, divorce, and traffic matters.
Marisel is fluent in Spanish and French and has conversational knowledge of German and Italian.
In her spare time, Marisel enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling.
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