James Murphy, Esq.
Mr. Murphy has been a licensed attorney since 1989. Originally from northern California, Mr. Murphy worked as a law clerk for the Colorado Court of Appeals in Denver, and moved to Colorado Springs in 1990. He has practiced personal injury law since 1990. Between 1990 and 1995, Mr. Murphy worked as a litigation defense attorney representing individuals, insurance companies and large corporations.
Since forming the law firm of McCormick & Murphy, P.C. with Mr. McCormick in 1995, he has focused his practice on representing injured Coloradans. He is an experienced trial attorney and one of the premier Colorado personal injury attorneys who has successfully handled hundreds of injury cases.
Mr. Murphy represents people with serious injury and death claims. His practice is focused on helping people injured by automobile and truck accidents, dangerous conditions on property, and insurance company bad faith.
Mr. Murphy attended law school at Santa Clara University School of Law in California. Prior to that, Mr. Murphy attended U.C. Davis and Santa Clara University in California where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce (Accounting) from Santa Clara in 1984.
Mr. Murphy is licensed to practice in all Federal and State trial courts located in the State of Colorado.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:
- Colorado Bar (1990)
- California Bar (1989)*
- Colorado CPA (1990)*
- California CPA (1988)*
*license inactive or no longer maintained
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Murphy worked two years for a national CPA firm and became a Certified Public Accountant. After graduating from law school, Mr. Murphy spent a year working at the Colorado Court of Appeals and then 5 years as a civil litigation attorney working with two large Colorado insurance defense law firms.
Mr. Murphy is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), and the El Paso County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, and has served this organization as a member of the Board of Directors.
Am. Jur. Award – Appellate Practice – Santa Clara Univ (1989). Best Brief -Moot Court Competition (1989). Beta Gamma Sigma – Santa Clara Univ. (1984).