Richard J. Murphy


Richard J. Murphy has practiced as a litigator throughout his career. Richard received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1997.


Since then, he has been committed to representing and advocating on behalf of individuals who have been injured or otherwise affected by the actions of others.


With his own firm, he is continuing that work and focusing his practice on special education law. 

In June 2019, Richard Murphy was selected as one of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona "to recognize the extraordinary contributions to those in legal crisis and providing access to justice to Arizonans in need of legal aid."

Richard J. Murphy began his career in Chicago representing workers and their families injured by exposure to asbestos. While at the Law Office of Terrence M. Johnson, Esq., he was part of the legal team of attorneys who tried the wrongful death case of an Asbestos Worker who died from asbestosis. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the family in the amount of $3.67 million.


In addition, Richard J. Murphy negotiated settlement agreements in connection with the settlement of over 200 cases in excess of $20 million.


Richard J. Murphy has represented hundreds of clients in personal injury and workers' compensation actions including medical malpractice, construction injuries, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse and neglect cases. 





University of Notre Dame Law School, Juris Doctor, 1997


State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A. Political Science, 1993


Bar Admissions:


Richard J. Murphy is licensed to practice law in Arizona (2008), Illinois (1998) and New York (1998)


In addition, Richard has been admitted to practice in Federal Court in Arizona and for the Northern District of Illinois and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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