John Clark Murphy

John Clark Murphy: Attorney with Murphy & Evertz AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Murphy & Evertz (2 Attorneys)
  • 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 550, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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  • John C. Murphy, of Murphy & Evertz, LLP, focuses on eminent domain. He represents many of the highest profile corporations, public agencies, and landowners throughout California. He has served as lead trial counsel in numerous successful jury trials. He lectures frequently on eminent domain and is contributing author to several legal practice guides, such as Litigators on Experts (American Bar Association, 2010). The Best Lawyers in America guide has named him as a Best Lawyer each year since 2006 and as its real estate litigation Lawyer of the Year for the OC area in 2011. He earned recognition in the Orange County Top 50 list in Southern California Super Lawyers in 2012. Murphy & Evertz repeatedly earns U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firm accolades.
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Attorney Awards


Member, Hale Moot Court Honors Program.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Eminent Domain
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation
  • Real Property Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
657-600-9972  Phone
(714) 277-1700  Phone
(714) 277-1777  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Riverside, B.A., with honors, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1980, California
Birth Information:
Pasadena, California, December 4, 1954

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