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Christopher L. Murphy, Esquire

Eminent Domain Lawyer Serving South Carolina


Mr. Murphy received his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1997. While in law school, Mr. Murphy distinguished himself by earning multiple spots on the Dean’s List and receiving the Strom Thurmond Merit Scholarship.  Mr. Murphy also served as a research assistant for Professor Kenneth Gaines and clerked for the Honorable Bristow Marchant, U.S. Federal Magistrate.Upon graduation, Mr. Murphy immediately accepted a law clerk position for the Honorable John L. Breeden, Jr., Circuit Court Judge for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit. After clerking for a year, Mr. Murphy became a partner at Stuckey Law Offices, LLC, which later became Stuckey & Murphy, LLC.  After ten years in private practice and the birth of his third son, Mr.Murphy decided to give back to the community by taking a position as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Mr. Murphy handles litigation and can handle just about any type of case.  Mr. Murphy has handled thousands of cases and litigated well over a hundredcivil and criminal cases to conclusion in South Carolina Federal, State, magistrate and municipal courts.  He has also appeared before the South Carolina Supreme and Appellate Courts as well as handled matters before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Present and former clients include; South Carolina Department of Education, South Carolina Department of Transportation, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources; South Carolina Department of Corrections, Beaufort County, Charleston County, Horry County, Dorchester County, Georgetown County, Jasper County, City of Charleston, Town of Summerville, City of North Charleston, City of Myrtle Beach, City of Folly Beach, Pawleys Island, Town of St. George, College of Charleston, and Medical University of South Carolina.

Mr. Murphy has been or currently is a member of the Charleston Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, The National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the South Carolina Criminal Defense Bar, The Sons of the American Legion, The Hobcaw Yacht Club, The Ion Club, The Bohicket Yacht Club and The Charleston Squash Club.

Mr. Murphy started Murphy Law Offices, LLC in January 2014 with the goal of providing quality representation at an affordable price.  Mr. Murphy takes pride handling big and small cases and represented large clients such as Sears Corporation to the mom and pop shops and all clients in between.

Mr. Murphy is so versed in litigation that a number of national and local law firms retain or associate him to handle and assist with a variety of cases.

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