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Kevin D. Murphy

Family Attorney at Centennial, CO

5.0   9 reviews
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2012
    Active No misconduct found

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About Kevin

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Kevin graduated from Penn State University, studying Political Science and Economics.  In law school and after, Kevin has consistently worked to protect the rights of his clients - working with the Public Defender's office and then as the Family Law Court Program Coordinator for Metro Volunteer Lawyers.  These experiences offered him the opportunity to work with indigent client of diverse backgrounds and to devise strategies with the clients' individual personalities and goals in mind.  This further evolved into his empathetic approach to client counseling and his zealous courtroom advocacy.  At his current law firm of Murphy & French, P.C., Kevin offers these skills to clients at some of the most competitive rates in the legal field.


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Kevin Murphy presenting at George Washington High School for Constitutional Law Day.  The topic:  4th Amendment searches and seizures.


Law Office of Alexandra White PC
12625 E. Euclid Dr.
Centennial, CO, 80111


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Posted by anonymous | May 11, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Mr.murphy is truly a subject matter expert.
Kevin D Murphy was my lawyer for my divorce which was very very complicated and multifaceted more so than your average divorce. He is very professional and is able to break down complicated legal jargon into a single comprehensible format. Mr. Murphy always showed up on time and professionally dressed. He always kept me updated me as soon as he got new information in the divorce. A divorce is a very long and stressful ordeal. Mr. Murphy took the stress out of the entire situation and had my back at every point in the divorce. I was able to call and or email him 24-7 365 with any questions comments or concerns always promptly replied to the phone call or email with all the information I needed and then some. Mr. Murphy was an advocate for me and my children and facilitated the best possible outcome of the divorce. Mr. Murphy sent me a well documented monthly invoice with all of the fees associated which always checked out. He was worth every penny, and also is a pleasure to be around he's very charismatic and very experienced. To list a few of the items that Mr Murphy did are as follows. 1. He sat down with me and took the time to establish my sworn financial statement that a corporate accountant could go through with a fine-tooth comb. 2. He set up a private investigator. 3. He helped triangulate between child support payments and the payment registry as well as triangulate with the child support enforcement office technician. 4. He recommended and gave excellent tax advice for the fiscal year of which we got divorced which was very complicated. 5. He triangulated with CPS caseworker and local sheriff's involved. 6. Here ran background checks on Associated individuals involved. 7. He was able to pull from all of the information I had given him and extract what he needed to write very professional legal documents. These are just some of the skills that mr. Murph has. His attention to detail is amazing he caught things that I totally missed. If you are going through a divorce I would personally and only recommend Kevin D Murphy he is a multi-tasker extraordinaire and truly a subject matter expert at what he does. He has improved me and my children's quality of life significantly and alleviated the stress out of the whole entire situation.
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Posted by Mallory | November 10, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
A Single Mom's Hero
I had the opportunity of working with Attorney Kevin Murphy for my parental allocation (custody) issues with my son's father. Mind you...I spoke with more then 8 other firms who all insisted that my specific case required a $10,000 retainer and would take at least a year in court because we live in 2 separate states. As a single mother, this was so discouraging. I worked with Kevin, and he was quick, responsive, and didn't waste any of my time or his time with filing, paperwork, advice, court dates, etc. His billing and invoicing was clear and concise and there were never any surprises. Very laid back, but professional. Never came across as a "pushy salesman" lawyer, and helped with everything I asked.
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Posted by Clint Silva | May 28, 2015
Great Lawyer
Kevin was an awesome attorney. He took my case when I was at the end of my rope, I couldn't figure out where to turn, what to do, and had a court date pending. Mr. Murphy exceeded every expectation I had of him, and of any lawyer. He always had time to talk to me, he was quick with response, and even after it was all over he went above and beyond with the final issues I had. I can't recommend him enough, I feel like he was able to handle all attorneys involved in the case and didn't take any of their posturing. After months of being told what to do, how to do it, when I can see my kids and when I can't all at the whim of my ex and her lawyer, someone stood up and fought for me, and kept fighting for me. Kevin is definitely the lawyer I want in my corner for any future issues that come up.
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Posted by Cari Carter | August 8, 2014
Great Trusting Attorney!!!
I have already referred Kevin to a few friends that are going to through the same things I went through for custody. During my first conversation with Kevin, he was very informative, knowledgeable, and felt very trustworthy and genuine. I had debating on hiring an attorney because of the cost and experiences in the past with other attorneys that I had, but after our initial conversation, I knew he was the right one for my case. Kevin always made me aware of all my options and helped me threw probably one the toughest times in my life. I will use him and his firm again if any issues should ever arise. The relief I felt knowing that he was on my side and fighting for what I wanted for my child was wonderful.
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Posted by anonymous | July 25, 2014
Great Attorney
Kevin is a very knowledgeable attorney that always keeps his clients informed. He knows how important these legal issues are to his clients and is a wonderful advocate. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs an attorney.
Posted by Pauline | July 14, 2014
Kevin D. Murphy is what all lawyers should be. Kevin is such a respectful man, caring, treated me as if I was a family member, treating everyone with respect no matter their circumstances ...He was in constant contact with me re-guarding my cases. When I had to leave messages he always contacted me right away, he always explained step by step all the court proceedings where I could understand what was happening...One of the most important things I appreciated about Kevin Murphy was when I had to meet him at his office I never sat there for long periods of time and when in his office he was never in a rush, he always took his time to listen...There is nothing I can complain about and if I ever need a lawyer Kevin Murphy will be the first I will call...If you need a great Lawyer call Kevin Murphy!!!
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Posted by Havilah | July 7, 2014
Very satisfied with his services.
Kevin Murphy is a reliable lawyer. He understands the law and worked diligently on my case. I felt comfortable with decisions that were made, and Kevin always kept me updated on a regular basis. He responded promptly to my calls and emails; and he made me feel comfortable and secure during a child custody process that is, in most cases, stressful. I would definitely recommend Kevin Murphy for all Family and child custody cases.
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Posted by Katie | June 6, 2014
Kind and Compassionate
I had the most difficult task of filing for divorce this year. To say that divorce is devastating is an understatement. Kevin was so kind, and really took the time to listen to me, my needs and my wants. The meetings were conveniently scheduled, and he kept them as short as possible. Kevin was also very communicative regarding the process and what needed to be done. He would simply ask me for the information needed, and fill out all of the long and complicated paperwork for me. He also did an amazing job explaining the paperwork, what it meant and what my rights were. On top of this, I also moved out of state. Even from 1500 miles away, the communication was amazing, and I never felt uninformed. Thanks to Kevin, this experience was far from the nightmare I expected. Working with him was a pleasantry, even though the circumstances were less than ideal.
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Posted by Robert | June 5, 2014
The BEST Attorney I've EVER Had!
Mr. Murphy represented me on a (bogus) assault charge. To my surprise, he was flexible around my schedule and took a real interest in my case. I was unfamiliar with most aspects of the legal process but Mr. Murphy answered all of my questions thoroughly and in an easy to understand way. This alone raised my comfort level as the trial neared, but the additional preparation he gave me by reviewing and practicing all potential questions made me confident. He even showed up early on trial day to ensure I was ready and to answer any last minute questions. He was professional and confident in court and helped get my case DISMISSED! I can honestly say I couldn't have done it without him. If you want a knowledgeable, hardworking, and caring attorney, then I can't recommend Kevin Murphy enough! Thanks again Kevin!
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AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Murphy & French, P.C.
  • 2014 - Present
  • Family Law Court Program Coordinator
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers
  • 2012 - 2014


  • University of Denver - Sturm College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • 2004


  • Penn State University Career Enrichment Network
  • Liberal Arts Mentor
  • 2014 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Military & Veteran Affairs Section
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Denver/Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Lawyer's Committee
  • Volunteer Attorney at "Legal Nights" - a pro se walk in clinic
  • 2013 - Present
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers
  • Former Employee and Current Volunteer
  • 2012 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Training for Adams County Pilot Program Providing Telephone Assistance to Pro Se Litigants
  • Divorce
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (13)
Endorse Kevin
Family Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Kevin is hardworking, knowledgeable, and super compassionate about the work he does for his clients."
General practice Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I met Mr. Murphy because he regularly practices law in the Denver metro area. Seeing him, I have been thoroughly impressed with his legal abilities and his zealous advocacy on behalf of his clients. Mr. Murphy has a reputation around Denver courthouses as a litigation specialist and someone who cares deeply about his clients and vindicating their legal claims. I unequivocally endorse him."
Family Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kevin Murphy is an intelligent and personable attorney who works hard for his clients. Kevin seeks equitable solutions favorable to his clients in situations where the circumstances are difficult for everyone."
Family Attorney | Jul 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked on both family and criminal matters with Kevin, and can say that he does excellent work. He is very focused on doing what is best for his clients. Kevin puts a great deal of work, research, and attention to detail into every case."
Family Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin is an intelligent and hardworking attorney. His passion for his client's is an amazing asset. He is skilled in the courtroom and has the experience to effectively litigate any case. He also has specialized knowledge and experience in all areas of family law such that other attorneys (including myself) rely on his expertise and refer to him for complex family law matters. Undeniably, Kevin Murphy is an amazing attorney."
Family Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin Murphy is one of the best courtroom attorneys I know. He is also extremely sympathetic to each client's situation and counsels people in need in an approachable and straightforward manner. He truly cares about helping people and will provide top-notch legal assistance. He is also affordable, without sacrificing quality. Cannot recommend highly enough!"
Family Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the opportunity to work with Kevin on a number of cases. He is a outstanding, intelligent attorney who cares for and works tirelessly for his clients. I highly recommend Kevin to represent the legal needs of his clients."
Family Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin is a knowledgeable and caring attorney who is honest, fair and will ensure your experience working together is a positive one. After knowing and working with Kevin for years, I am confident he is a great advocate for clients and an all around high-quality individual."
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