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Michael Kevin 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, Mr. 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.


Practice areas


  1. Military Law: 34%
  2. Family: 33%
  3. Divorce / Separation: 33%

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Contact info

10560 Main St Ph 10
Fairfax, VA, 22030-7182


VAAuthorized to practice law198209/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
American Juris PrudenceGeorge Mason University1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC1983 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGeorge Mason University School Of Law1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Military Law SectionBoard of Governors2010 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1986 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Family Law SectionMember1985 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
Fairfax Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rutledge v. RutledgeN/A
Canedo v. CanedoN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Virginia Military InstituteN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1964
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia State Bar CLETechnology In The Law1995