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Sean Murphy

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
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Divorce Mediation

Bar Admission

  • 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

Recent Blog Posts


  • Pleased with the Services

    Sean Murphy was very helpful from the day I met him at housing court about a year ago. He was very knowledgeable about what needed to happen in order for my family to reach an agreement with my previous landlord.
  • Estate Planning for a Reluctant Mother

    My mother's legal affairs were a daunting task I have been avoiding for two years. My mother is loving, but difficult at the age of 96. I explained this to Mr. Murphy, who had no qualms about taking charge with speaking with my mother one on one. His demeanor lent a calming affect on my mom that ...
  • Great job

    Mr Murphy has been a delight to work with. He answered all my questions and returned my calls in a timely manner.. He was courteous and make me feel at ease . I would highly recommend him. He is very pleasant.
  • Lawyer services

    We were very please when we hired this man. He is honest fair and knows the legal system
  • Best Attorney Ever

    I can't say nothing, but nice things about this lawyer. . I can say that Sean has treated my family and I like a priority he has done everything that he can to help us. He calls back when you call him, answer questions or concerns that we have. He is good at following through.
  • Responsive and Knowledgable

    Attorney Murphy handled a very complex estate / property issue for my 95 year old mother in law. He was very responsive and his complete knowledge of all issues involved were invaluable. He came out to see her and reassured her that he would get it all done and he delivered. She is very happy and...
  • Denise Latham

    Attorney Murphy and his associate Attorney Blye were very quick to respond when my family needed legal services. They were well thoughtful and kind when inquiring about the situation, obtaining the information necessary to prepare a defense. On the day of court, Attorney Murphy was professional, ...
  • M.C. Recommends Sean Murphy

    Sean took my case when no one else wanted to help me. He came through big time and won my case within a month! I highly recommend Sean for an attorney!
  • You Will Not Be Disappointed!

    Attorney Sean Murphy is such an amazing knowledgeable Attorney. He is very honest, and will give you his exact thoughts on your case. He will never give you any amount a case may be worth, ever. Does he work hard to get you your max amount...100%! Please, do not hesitate to contact him, free cons...