Attorney Matt Murphy
Sworn into the California Bar in 1993, Attorney Matt Murphy has been practicing law for over 25 years. Dedicated the art of effective trial advocacy, Mr. Murphy became known for successfully prosecuting a series of high-profile jury trials over the last two decades. Among the most experienced trial lawyers in the State of California, Matt Murphy works tirelessly on behalf of his clients.
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Why Matt Murphy Law?
Among the most experienced trial attorneys in California, Matt Murphy is also among the most successful. As a Senior Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Murphy tried over 200 cases to verdict including 120 jury trials. Assigned to both the Sexual Assault, and Homicide Units, these cases often involved complex, lengthy, and difficult litigation. Mr. Murphy was among a select group of “cold case” prosecutors and for 17 years was responsible for all murder cases from the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Laguna Beach. Over the last 20 years, he has successfully tried some of the highest profile, most depraved, and challenging cases in the State.
The vast majority of legal disputes can, and frankly should, resolve long before the case actually proceeds to trial. In an adversarial judicial process, however, sometimes amicable settlements are simply not going to happen. When innocent people have been physically injured, psychologically damaged, or in some way profoundly wronged by the actions (or negligent inactions) of another, proper resolution may require an attorney who can actually go to court and fight.
Mr. Murphy prides himself on personally helping his clients through the judicial process. Although he works closely with an extensive network of other attorneys, if Matt Murphy agrees to represent you or a loved one, he will handle the case himself.
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Watch Video Here Matt Murphy, who you know from 20/20 and the Hulu show Fatal Flaw gets into detail about his life as a prosecutor. Matt prosecuted many cases in Newport Beach, two of which involved…
Watch Video Here How one fugitive lived a double life in plain sight | Nightline Police in southern California thought they caught the man responsible for killing his wife and dumping her body, but before his…
Read Full Story Here A millionaire, an ex-NFL player and a mom become a deadly love triangle. Nanette Packard and Eric Naposki are serving time for the murder of her fiancé Bill McLaughlin.
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