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Daniel J Murphy

Daniel J Murphy Jr

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

About Me

Murphy's Law Offices provides aggressive, personalized, affordable legal representation for your Criminal/DUI, Drug, Forfeiture and Accident matters.

We serve the citizens of the state of Washington against oppressive government bodies and insurance companies to get you the best results.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Personal Injury: 33%
    12 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
    12 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 33%
    12 years



Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael Gregory Malaier

    Dan is an excellent, thorough, and aggressive advoate for his clients. He and I have served as counsel for co-defendants and his work ethic is outstanding.


    Michael Malaier Government Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gerald Andrew Sprute

    I endorse this lawyer. Dan is a competent, personable attorney who leaves no stone unturned in representing his clients.


    Gerald Sprute Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Murphy's Law Offices

506 s. 11th St.
Tacoma, WA, 98402

Murphy's Law Offices

33515 10th Place South
Building #17
Federal Way, WA, 98003-7300




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Publico Service AwardWashington State Bar Association2011
Pro Bono Publico Service AwardWashington State Bar Association2010
Pro Bono Publico Service AwardWashington State Bar Association2009
Pro Bono Publico Service AwardWashington State Bar Association2008
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2007
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2005
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMurphy's Law Offices2003 - Present
Of CounselLaw Offices of William J. Murphy2003 - Present
Criminal Defense / Public Defender Inst Presenter / SpeakerCallimus Police Department, New York State Police Academy program2002 - 2002
Rule 9 InternLaw Offices of William J. Murphy2002 - 2003
Legal InternFederal Public Defender Office Northern District of New York2000 - 2002
Legal Intern/Insurance CoordinatorFair Housing Council of Central New York1999 - 2002
Academic Legal InternState of Colorado Public Defender Office1998 - 1998
Research AssistantUniversity of Denver Political Science1997 - 1999

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember2005 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
South King County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember2002 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJuris Doctorate2002
University of DenverPolitical Science and EconomicsBachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Police Cadet Academy ProgramCriminal Defense / Public Defender Presenter / Speaker2002