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I have handled thousands of personal injury claims including auto/motorcycle/ truck accidents, dog bites, boat and recreational vehicle accidents,slip/trip and falls , wrongful death claims and other serious injury cases. I have been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine and have been certified since 1999 by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer Specialist and  certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy. The certification is achieved by displaying expertise in litigation through documentation and successfully completing an examination and having judicial and peer references


Our firm believes in giving back to the community. I have served on the Board of Directors for the Racine YMCA; as Chairman of the Racine Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of the Racine County Civil Legal Services; Past President. of the Racine County Bar Association; and I currently serve on the City of Racine Ethics Committee and am a Trustee for the Village of Wind Point. 


I will handle your case from start to finish, have great support staff and will maintain regular personal contact with you throughout the handling of your case. 


No case is too small for us to handle and no question or concern will go unanswered. I will visit you at your home or hospital. Weekend times are always available.


Your case will never be just another file. Call as often as you like. Personal service and excellent legal services are a must and will be provided from the beginning to the conclusion of your case. 


And remember you pay NO fee unless we win.




Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    34 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 20%
    34 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    34 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
    34 years
  5. Car Accident: 20%
    34 years



Contingent (20-33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Robert W. Keller

    I have known and worked with Attorney Murphy for many years. He is very knowledgeable and he is an experienced, skilled trial lawyer. He thoroughly investigates and prepares all of his cases with diligence. He obtaines excellent results for his clients. I endorse this lawyer and recommend the he be hired to represent anyone with a person injury case.


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Contact info

Murphy Johnson & Trampe S.C.

913 S Main Street
Racine, WI, 53403-1524


WIGood Standing197903/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2016
Super LawyerMilwaukee Magazine2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2014
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer SpecialistNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerMurphy Johnson & Trampe S.C.1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Racine County Bar AssociationPast President2000 - 2001
State Bar of WisconsinMember1979 - Present
Wisconsin Association for Justice, Civil Litigation CommitteeMember1979 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1975