Attorney Ron Murphy is a 1983 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and the owner and principal trial lawyer of Advocates Law Firm. His practice is devoted exclusively to helping people who have been injured to get justice and compensation; and to helping people who have been accused of misconduct to defend their reputations and liberty.
Attorney Murphy represents people injured by Auto Accidents, Legal Malpractice, or Medical Malpractice; and he defends people accused in the areas of White Collar Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, State Criminal Defense, and Attorney Grievance Defense. Attorney Murphy also handles Commercial Litigation and General Complex Litigation.
He has successfully tried civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts in Connecticut; and has argued civil and criminal appeals before the Connecticut Supreme Court and the Connecticut Appellate Court. He has also handled claims and cases in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, where he is also licensed to practice law.
Attorney Murphy is an accomplished and nationally recognized trial lawyer. He is an Adjunct Instructor of Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he currently teaches Trial Advocacy (and where he previously taught Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility). He has been awarded the highest rating available for lawyers as voted by his peers; is a designated "SuperLawyer" in Connecticut as chosen by the publishers "Law and Politics"*; has been selected by The American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in Connecticut; and is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America."
He has previously been Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate (with recertification pending); is on the faculty of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (based in Jackson, Wyoming) where he teaches lawyers from around the country how to get the maximum recovery for injured clients and how to best defend those accused of misconduct; and was on the faculty of the Trial Advocacy Institute (sponsored by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the Connecticut Bar Association), where he taught other Connecticut lawyers how to be better trial advocates and attorneys. Attorney Murphy is also a former certified Emergency Medical Technician as certified by the State of Connecticut; and the author of a legal publication entitled "Connecticut Medical Malpractice Claims." He is also regularly called upon by other lawyers seeking his advice and counsel on civil, criminal, and ethical matters.