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Patrick Thomas Murphy

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Patrick Murphy received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. He was awarded his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Murphy is a member of the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and the Ashtabula County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all Ohio courts since 1986; the United State District Court Northern District of Ohio since 1987; and the United States Court of Claims since 1991.

Mr. Murphy's practice includes nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, litigation, personal injury, products liability, and insurance law.

Patrick T. Murphy is Director Emeritus of the Cleveland Saint Patrick's Day Parade having served as its director from 2011 through 2013.

Mr. Murphy is a member of the board of trustees of the Greater Cleveland Affiliate of the American Heart Association.


Practice areas


  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 35%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    2 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    2 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 15%
    2 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

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Contact info

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

60 South Park Place
Painesville, OH, 44077

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

1468 West 9th Street
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH, 44113



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 100 in OhioNational Trial Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 100 in OhioNational Trial Lawyers2012
Top 100 in OhioNational Trial Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Trial Lawyer of the Year - FInalistPublic Justice2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeBoard Member Trial Lawyers Care2013 - Present
American Heart AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
United Irish Societies of ClevelandExecutive Director2011 - 2013
Cleveland St. Patrick's Day CommitteeDirector Emeritus2000 - Present
The Ohio Association of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ashtabula County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeNursing Home Litigation GroupN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Platt v. Ashtabula Construction$1,250,000
Rallya v. Rose Mfg.$650,000.00
Santos v. Ohio BWC$53,000,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Kent State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1983