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Benjamin Murphy

Benjamin Murphy

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Business, Expungement

About Me

Ben is native of DeSoto County. He is a graduate of Southaven High School and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Ben was accepted to the University of Mississippi School of Law. He spent a summer semester of law school at the University of Hawaii before graduating early.


Ben is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. He has been practicing since 2007. Ben is an approved guardian ad litem whose duty is to represent the best interests of a child or incapacitated person for the purpose of legal proceedings. He is also a Public Defender for the Municipal Court of Southaven.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    8 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    8 years
  3. Business: 10%
    8 years
  4. Expungement: 5%



Hourly ($150-200/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Travis Ashley Newton

    I endorse this lawyer as an execellent criminal defense attorney.


    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William W Housley

    I endorse this lawyer. Tough, talented and thorough litigator.


    William Housley DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Murphy Law Firm

2565 Caffey St
P.O. Box 916
Hernando, MS, 38632-2116



ARAuthorized to practice200708/05/2015
MSAuthorized to practice law200708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Murphy Law Firm2011 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
DeSoto County Bar AssociationVice President2015 - Present
Mississippi BarN/A2007 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MississippiN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A