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Shaun Michael Murphy

Shaun Michael Murphy

Practice areas:

Litigation

About Me

I am a trial attorney and partner with Slovak, Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP. Currently, my practice is primarily complex civil litigation (contract, land use, trade secrets, unfair business practices and intellectual property) and plaintiff's personal injury with an emphasis on the transmission of sexually-transmitted disease claims. Depending on the nature of the case, I handle both hourly-fee cases and contingency fee cases. In every case, I will discuss your matter free of charge to determine if I or my firm can help you and if you wish to retain us.


Over the years, I have represented individuals and companies on a wide range of issues, including banking and financial services, employment claims, unfair competition, multi-jurisdictional product liability/recall actions, public and private construction disputes featuring delay/disruption/acceleration claims, and professional liability claims.


In addition to law, I am avid golfer with a low single digit handicap, and I coach my twin boys' 9 and under baseball team.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Litigation: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-500/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Guenther Antonio Richter

    I endorse this lawyer. Shaun is one of the best trial attorneys I have ever worked with.

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    Guenther Richter Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph Ashley Gibbs

    Mr. Murphy is an outstanding lawyer who has accomplished spectacular results in the courtroom. His dedication to his clients puts him above 99% of the lawyers that I have ever met. He has a sterling reputation and impeccable ethics.

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    Joseph Gibbs Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney, LLP

1800 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA, 92262

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201405/24/2015
CAActive199805/25/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing199203/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers 2014Palm Springs Life Magazine2014
Top Lawyers in Palm SpringsPalm Springs Life Magazine2013
AV Preeminent, Judicial EditionMartindale Hu2013
Boss of the YearDesert Bar Association2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Equity PartnerSlovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP2004 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2014 - Present
Desert Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Behr v. RedmondJury verdict of $6,750,00
Saadian v. SaadianJury verdict of $2,492,000
Mission Recycling v. WM Recycle America et al.Confidential settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
California Litigation, Vol. 23, No. 2Authenticating Web Pages: Can it be done?2010
New Developments in Evidentiary Law In California, Inside the MindsPlanning Ahead: the importance of Validating Evidence in Civil Cases2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
San Francisco State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Fireside ChatTrademarks and Copyrights2013
June 2011 ConferenceMarital Torts and Marvin Claims2011