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James K.  Murphy is a Martindale Hubbell “BV” rated attorney who was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1991; the U.S. District Court, North District of Georgia.  He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  He received his J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo.  He was employed with the Georgia Legal Services Program for seven (7) years where he worked as a Supervising Attorney.  He then entered private practice where he has focused on injury cases.  He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Georgia Trial Lawyers.  He has also authored two reports on the insurance industry “How to Buy Car Insurance in Georgia” and “Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Win Your Car Wreck Case”.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Contact info

Murphy Law Firm, LLC - Hiram Office

44 Darby's Crossing Drive
Suite 106-B
Hiram, GA, 30141


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 60%
    25 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 40%
    25 years



Contingent (25-33%)

Attorney endorsements

27 total 

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  • Paul D. Hogan

    I met James months ago and was immediately impressed with his authenticity & the empathy he expressed & showed for his injured clients .


    Paul Hogan Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Jim is an excellent attorney who works hard to achieve the best possible results for his clients. Jim and I have worked on several cases together. I have seen firsthand the dedication and effort that he brings to each matter he handles. I wholeheartedly endorse and recommend Jim for personal injury cases.


    James Attwood Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199107/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best-Selling AuthorNational Academy of Best-Selling Authors2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMurphy Law Firm, LLC2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Soldiers' AngelsTeam Angel2015 - Present
Paulding County Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
Douglas County Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember2002 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney1991 - Present
National Political Science Honor SocietyPi Sigma Alpha1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Neck and Back Injury from Car Accident in Georgia$100,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
Informational GuideYour Rights to Workers' Compensation in Georgia2012
Information GuideCounseling Loved Ones of Fatal Accidents2009
Informational GuideHow to Buy Car Insurance in Georgia2009
GuideWhat Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Wreck2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
State University of New York, College at GeneseoLawBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
#RedThumb CampaignDangers of Texting and Drive2015
Great Legal Marketing Mastermind MeetingMarketing Your Law Practice2014