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 currently serves as Of Counsel at Williams and Walsh Law Firm, LLC and owns Murphy Law Offices, LLC.
Mr. Murphy specializes in litigation and can handle just about any type of case. Mr. Murphy has handled thousands of cases and litigated well over a hundred to conclusion in civil and criminal cases 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 in 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.