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When you are faced with criminal charges you must hire a smart and aggressive Boston, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer that you can completely trust and should have the utmost confidence in with respect to the attorney's skill and ability to defend you in court.  Patrick J. Murphy, Esq. has been a private licensed Massachusetts criminal defense attorney for 27 years.   During his career practicing criminal defense, Attorney Murphy has won numerous criminal trials and has sharpened the courtroom skills and winning tactics that are absolutely essential to successfully defend people charged with serious crimes.


Attorney Murphy is also a compassionate legal advocate who has successfully represented people from all walks of life and has volunteered his time when not practicing law helping to serve those in need in soup kitchens and by providing pro bono legal services.  Early on in his career he affiliated himself with Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, Inc., a dedicated group of private Boston criminal defense attorneys committed to the poor and cut his teeth aggressively representing indigent defendants before the district courts of Suffolk County.


As a Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Murphy is a serious student of the law.  Attorney Murphy knows that ongoing legal education is important to his profession and to his client's cases. He keeps abreast of the lasted cases and changes to our criminal laws by attending ongoing legal education courses and legal seminars throughout the year.



J.D., New England School of Law, 1994
Cum Laude Graduate, Top 10% of Class

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, 1990
Dean's List



Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1994
Supreme Judicial Court Admitted to practice in all the courts of Commonwealth, 1994
United States Bankruptcy Court, 1994



Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Massachusetts Bar Association
Member Since: 1994

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Member Since: 1994

National Rifle Association (N.R.A.)
Member Since: 2007




Contact Info:

Phone: (617) 367-0450



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Patrick J. Murphy - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Criminal Defense - Massachusetts

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