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Ben is native of DeSoto County. He is a graduate of Southaven High School and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Ben was accepted to the University of Mississippi School of Law. He spent a summer semester of law school at the University of Hawaii before graduating early.


Ben is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. He has been practicing since 2007. Ben is an approved guardian ad litem whose duty is to represent the best interests of a child or incapacitated person for the purpose of legal proceedings. He is also a Public Defender for the Municipal Court of Southaven.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 25%
    9 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    9 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    9 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    9 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-200/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ravonda L Griffin

    I endorse this lawyer. He's a fighter!


    Ravonda Griffin Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Charles Nicholas Smith

    Ben Murphy is an attorney with a great combination of patience and understanding while still remaining aggressive for his clients in the courtroom.


    Charles Smith Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Murphy Law Firm

2565 Caffey St
P.O. Box 916
Hernando, MS, 38632-2116

The Murphy Law Firm

9148 Corporate Dr.
Southaven, MS, 38671



MSAuthorized to practice law200707/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Murphy Law Firm2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
DeSoto County Bar AssociationVice President2015 - Present
Mississippi BarN/A2007 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A