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Kevin C. Murphy

Kevin C. Murphy

Practice areas:

Licensing, Litigation

About Me

I work with my mother, and mentor, Kathleen Murphy Jones. She is an excellent legal advocate and has a medical background including thirteen (13) years of nursing practice prior to becoming an attorney. We routinely defend licensed professionals in disciplinary actions and represent them before state boards to assist clients in securing and protecting their licenses. Also, we maintain a litigation practice focusing on personal injury lawsuits.


My personal hobbies include surfing, basketball, hiking, yoga, cycling and swimming. I grew up in San Diego, Callifornia, and am an avid beach goer and nature enthusiast.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Licensing: 95%
    8 years
  2. Litigation: 5%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • David Milton Dastrup

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    David Dastrup Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew Blair Leventhal

    I have known Mr. Kevin Murphy since 1995. We also went to law school together. Kevin Murphy is one of the sharpest litigators in Southern California; he is genuine, friendly, intelligent, and clever. He has an uncanny sense of the important issues in each of his matters. That is why he is efficient and effective. I have personally watched Kevin Murphy work his tail off for his clients at his own home on a Saturday night. These are the reasons why he kills it in the courtroom. His record speaks for itself. He is a dedicated lawyer and I'd recommend him to anyone.

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    Andrew Leventhal DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Murphy Jones LLP

600 B Street
Suite 1420
San Diego, CA, 92101

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200805/09/2015
CAActive200705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's Honor ListCalifornia Western School of Law2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMurphy Jones LLP2007 - Present
AssociateMorris, Sullivan & Lemkul LLP2006 - 2007
Judicial InternSuperior Court San Diego2005 - 2005
MediatorSuperior Court of San Diego2005 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Irish American Bar Association of San DiegoBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoBoard of Directors2013 - Present
California Society for Health Care AttorneysMember2012 - Present
San Diego Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, New Lawyers DivisionBoard of Directors2011 - 2014
San Diego County Bar Association, Law Practice Management & Marketing CommitteeCo-chair2010 - 2012
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2009 - Present
American Association of Nurse AttorneysMember2008 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2008 - Present
American Inns of CourtAssociate2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
Knights of ColumbusMember2006 - Present
St. Thomas More SocietyMember; President 2011 - 20122005 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In RE: Conservatorship of Amanda BrayMurphy secured a successful jury verdict, 10 - 2.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Update, San Diego Defense Lawyers’ Quarterly Publication, (Spring 2013)Options to Reduce Physician Shortages: Assessing Advanced Practice Nurses as Primary Caregivers.2013
For the RecordSilence and the Suicidal Client.2012
San Diego Lawyer MagazineWhy Mentor?2012
San Diego Lawyer MagazineReaching New Clients.2012
Vol. 15, No. 2, pgs. 1 – 6 (2012)The Collateral Damage to Nursing Licenses Caused by Nursing Board Disciplinary Actions2012
For the RecordLaw & Medicine Section: Bringing Legal and Healthcare Professionals Together2011
Journal of Nursing Law, Vol. 14, No. 3 & 4, pgs. 117 – 119 (2011)Advanced Practice Nurses: Prime Candidates to Become Primary Caregivers in Relation to Increasing Physician Shortages Due to Health Care Reform2011
For the RecordFinding Your Niche2010
For the RecordOn the Stand - Interview2010
The Medical-Legal NewsIs there a Nurse-Doctor in the House?2010
Nurse Attorney BlogDUI and Criminal Convictions’ effect on nursing licenses, and the duty to report to the State Board of Registered Nursing.2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJuris Doctor2006
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Touro University, NevadaRights, Requirements and Responsibilities: Nurse Practice Acts.2011
Association of Peri-Operative NursesNevada Nurse Practice Act - License Discipline legal underpinnings and procedural processes.2011
SDNAHN General Meeting, March 2010Administrative Law: Occupational Licensing Defense2010
Legal Issues in Nursing: Resolving the MysteryBoard of Registered Nursing: Friend or Foe?2010
Fall ConferenceNursing Discipline: Process, Procedures & Pitfalls2010
Cultural Diversity ConferenceProtecting Your Medical License.2010
Annual Meeting & Educational ConferenceHealthcare Reform: Impact on Nursing.2010