Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy: Attorney with Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC

Biography

Attorney Murphy is a former U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Vietnam War having been awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Parachutist Wings, Vietnam Ranger Badge, Bronze Star Medal, eight Air Medals; his military units received the Valorous Unit Award , and Vietnam Gallantry Cross. And for over twenty-six years has served the divorce and family law needs of our nation's military and other government professionals and their spouses with his unique background and experience. Although his main office is in Fairfax VA, Attorney Murphy often associates with attorneys throughout the United States and is available to consult with other attorneys lawyers who need his experience in dealing with the family law needs of military professionals and civilians. He formerly served as an adjunct professor for the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia during which he taught the techniques of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Military Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • Parental Rights
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights
  • Post Marital Agreements
  • Adoptions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-385-9330  Phone
540-222-1818  Cell Phone
www.mkmurphylaw.com
University Attended:
Virginia Military Institute, B.A., 1964
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1982
Year of First admission:
1982
Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1982, Virginia; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court.
Memberships:
All Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia (1982). United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (1983). United States District Court, Western District of Virginia (1983). United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1983). United States Court of Veterans Appeals (1999). United States Supreme Court (1986). Fairfax Bar Association, Fairfax, Virginia. Virginia State Bar (Member, Family Law Section). Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Member of the Board of Governors of the Military Law Section of the Virginia State Bar.
Military:
2nd Lieut., 1st Lieut. U.S. Air Force, 1964-1966, 1st Lieut., Capt., U.S. Army, Infantry, 1966-1969
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Washington, D.C., 1942
Reported Cases:
Rutledge v. Rutledge, 608 S E.2d 504 2005.
Canedo v. Canedo
ISLN:
902282832
Hobbies & interests:
Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Achievement, George Mason University School of Law. George Mason University School of Law Moot Court Board of Governors Award for Outstanding Service.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Other - Wire
  • Peer Reviews

    Client Reviews

    • 4.3/5.0 (8 reviews)
    • 88% (7 recommendations)
    • Gold Client Champion
    • Communication

      4.5/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.4/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.2/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.1/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/15/12 in Family Law.

      Divorce is difficult and mine was probably more difficult than most since it involved false allegations by my ex-wife of domestic violence and child abuse. Mike Murphy successfully defended me in the military law courts and shepherded me through the... Read more

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      Divorce is difficult and mine was probably more difficult than most since it involved false allegations by my ex-wife of domestic violence and child abuse. Mike Murphy successfully defended me in the military law courts and shepherded me through the civilian divorce process. He exposed my ex-wife's lies and saved my daughter from a life of manipulation by her mother. My daughter lives safely at home with me now. This is only possible thanks to Mike Murphy and his staff and I'm eternally thankful Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 11/11/15 in Family Law.

      Following recommendations from government colleagues I met with Mike Murphy. Without his guidance and representation I am confident that I would be lost and without my children.Mike Murphy is experienced, knows the machinations of the Virginia court... Read more

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      Following recommendations from government colleagues I met with Mike Murphy. Without his guidance and representation I am confident that I would be lost and without my children.Mike Murphy is experienced, knows the machinations of the Virginia court system and understands the complications that come with government service whether uniformed or not. I am grateful to my colleagues for providing his contact information. I could not be more grateful to Mike for what he has done for me and my family. Read less

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