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Experienced Kentucky family law attorney - 20+ years.

Native of Wisconsin.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
    24 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    24 years
  3. Wills: 10%
    24 years
  4. Power Of Attorney: 10%
    24 years
  5. Adoption: 10%
    24 years



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Melinda A. Murphy, J.D.

PO Box 0421
Richmond, KY, 40475


KYAuthorized to practice law199307/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Appreciation for Distinguished ParticipationVolunteer Lawyers for Appalachian Kentucky Pro Bono Program2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director of Gift & Estate PlanningEastern Kentucky University2014 - Present
Managing PartnerMURPHY LAW2013 - 2014
PartnerEcton Murphy & Shannon, PLLC2011 - 2013
PartnerSword, Floyd & Moody, PLLC1992 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2011 - 2012
Madison County Bar AssociationPast President1999 - 2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Baldwin-Wallace CollegePolitical Science / Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2009 Kentucky Law Update - London, KYRecent Developments in Family Law Practice2009
National Buisiness Institute Seminar - Lexington, KYEthical Issues for the Family Law Attorney & Handling the Divorce Case2006