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Kimberley Ann Murphy

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 80%
  2. Wills: 10%
  3. Probate: 10%


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HALE BALL Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC

10511 Judicial Drive
Fairfax, VA, 22030-5114


VAAuthorized to practice law200003/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2016
Trusts & EstatesBest Lawyers in America2016
Trusts & Estates - LitigationBest Lawyers in America2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Trusts & EstatesBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client ReviewMartindale-Hubbell2015
Trusts & Estates - LiltigationBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Litigation - Trusts & EstatesBest Lawyers in America2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
N/ASuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHALE BALL Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC2014 - Present
PartnerHale Carlson Baumgartner PLC2009 - 2013
PartnerHale Carlson Penn, PLC2005 - 2009
AssociateHale, Hassan, Carlson, & Penn, PLC2000 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysMember2013 - Present
George Mason American Inn of CourtMember2012 - Present
Fairfax Bar Association, Wills, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2004 - Present
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
Virginia Bar Association, Administrative Law SectionMemberN/A
Virginia Bar Association, Wills, Trusts and Estates SectionMemberN/A
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Fairfax Bar Association, Wills, Trusts and Estates SectionCo-chair2004 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gaymon v. Gaymon, 63 Va. Cir. 264Decision for Plaintiff (our client) on 2 of 3 issues
1924 Leonard Road, LLC v. Van Roekel, 272 Va. 543Reversed in part and remanded for a new trial
Estate of Dennis Freeland Edwards, Case No. 78932, Prince William County Circuit CourtDaughter considered part of the Estate, even though she was adopted by her stepfather
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Publication nameTitleDate
Virginia State Bar Trusts and Estates NewsletterFiduciaries & Counselors Beware - A Lesson in Good Faith & Prudence2004
Michigan State Law ReviewSex Offender Registration Statutes and the Use of Writs of Habeas Corpus2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Michigan State UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning from A to ZEthics2016
Estate Planning from A to ZKey Elements of Effective Wills2016
The Probate Process from Start to FinishEthics2015
The Probate Process from Start to FinishHandling Claims Against the Estate2015
The Probate Process from Start to FinishProbate Disputes and Litigation2015
Probate BootcampEthics2014
Probate BootcampProbate Litigation2014
The Probate Process from Start to FinishLitigating the Case in Probate Court2012
The Probate Process from Start to FinishMaintaining an Ethical Balance in Probate Practice2012
Your Step-by-Step Guide Through Troubled ProbateProbate Litigation2011
Probate 101 for the Non-Estate PractitionerProbate - Administration and Litigation2006