Attorney Murphy enjoys helping a variety of clients with their legal concerns. His practice covers a broad spectrum of litigation and non-litigation matters. He has extensive experience litigating probate matters such as will contests and trust disputes, as well as personal injury and Landlord/Tenant matters. His non-litigation practice areas include Probate Administration & Estate Planning, Business, Land Use and Municipal matters. As Assistant City Solicitor, Attorney Murphy represented the City of Brockton in a wide range of municipal matters including code enforcement, receivership, M.G.L. c. 258 claims and ordinance drafting.
Attorney Murphy's experience goes beyond the legal field. He has founded and operated small businesses, been involved with commercial construction and development, and was a HUD Approved Real Estate Appraiser for many years. While serving in United States Navy he was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal, an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, a Good Conduct Medal, and received several citations. Attorney Murphy was also trained at the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA) and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.
He graduated Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. During his time at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, he achieved a variety of honors and distinctions, including a Dean's Scholarship and multiple high-grade awards. He served as a Law Review editor, took part in the advanced mediation program, and helped several fellow veterans through the Thomas Jefferson's Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic.
Key Practice Areas
- Probate Litigation
- Probate Administration
- Estate Planning
- Personal Injury
- Divorce Mediation
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- United State District Court of Massachusetts
Memberships and Associations
- Plymouth County Bar Associations
- Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Civic Associations / Involvement
- Board Member of Hope for Heroes
- Brockton Community Basketball Coach
- Plymouth County Probate Court Attorney of the Day Program
- Housing Court Attorney of the Day Program
- Brockton District Court Conciliator
- Volunteer Small Claims Mediator