Skip to main content
Avvo Advisor

Stop searching and get answers.

Talk to an Avvo-vetted lawyer on the phone now. 15-min call for just $39.

Learn more

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.


Practice Areas


  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.


    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.


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

Contact Info

PO Box 5118
Portland, OR, 97208



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Construction Attorney / Outside General CounselLaw Office Of William Murphy2001 - 2011
Partner, Chair - Litigation GroupCairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.1989 - 2000
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
See all Legal Cases 
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