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William Jacob Murphy

William Jacob Murphy

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Contracts & Agreements, Employment & Labor, Business

About Me

Bill Murphy has successfully  represented owners and contractors in a variety of construction matters including contract negotiation and dispute resolution. He has  represented companies and individuals in employment and human resource matters and has advised several high-technology companies as outside general counsel.  In select circumstances, Bill has provided  pro bono representation of  individuals in need of legal counsel concerning personal matters.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Construction & Development: 65%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
  3. Business: 10%
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Ryan Vancil Esq

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ryan Vancil Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John William Kydd

    I endorse this lawyer. He is bright, self effacing, savvy, fun to work with and pleasantly humble for being a highly competent professional. He also is humble in his fees, an increasingly rare quality.

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    John Kydd Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

PO Box 5118
Portland, OR, 97208

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive201108/16/2015
WAActive198907/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Construction Attorney / Outside General CounselLaw Office Of William Murphy2001 - 2011
Partner, Chair - Litigation GroupCairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.1989 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Skinner v. MedinaSuccess
Filtercorp Inc; Paulman v. Gateway Venture Partners III LPSuccess

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Purdue UniversityEngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Health Law LL.M ProgramMedical Products Liability Law2011