Personable, Passionate, Persistent. We enjoy helping our clients face and overcome their legal challenges. We identify with our clients and we work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome.
Angel Murphy is the Founding Partner of The Murphy Law Firm, LLC. As a licensed Maryland and District of Columbia attorney and passionate advocate, Angel takes a personal approach to lawyering by devising a creative legal strategy for each client and for each case.
Angel enjoys helping her clients face and overcome their legal challenges. She identifies with her clients and will work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome.
Angel holds a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law and a Bachelor’s from the University of Florida in Criminology and Sociology.
While pursuing her law degree, Angel worked at the Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Child Protection Section of the Family Services Division at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Angel served in Howard University School of Law’s Criminal Justice Clinic and represented clients in criminal cases before D.C. Superior Court.
Prior to building her own practice, Angel served as a Corporate Finance Division law clerk for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a judicial law clerk for a prominent Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge. In both positions Angel managed a case docket of over 1,000 matters; made over 200 final recommendations on legal issues and motions, and drafted several legal opinions.
In her free time, Angel enjoys giving back to the Maryland legal community by volunteering with her local bar associations and assisting in the fostering and development of community-based rehabilitation opportunities for juveniles.
Our experienced attorneys are here to help you navigate through the complex legal system. In addition to our legal practice, we have over 35 years of combined legal experience and practice strong communication and professionalism to ensure your needs are addressed.
A graduate of Howard University with a B.A. in Political Science, Attorney Marshall holds a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law.
Prior to coming to The Murphy Law Firm, Attorney Marshall practiced law in the District of Columbia with a focus on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Title IX and Family Law cases.
Attorney Marshall worked at DC Volunteer Lawyers Project as a Supervising Attorney, supervising attorneys and representing clients in Domestic Violence and Family Law cases.
Prior to that, Attorney Marshall focused her practice on youth survivors, aged 12-24, of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.
Attorney Marshall represented youth survivors in two organizations: Break the Cycle and Network for Victim Recovery of DC.
In her down time, Attorney Marshall loves to cook, workout, and travel. Above all, she loves living life, and helping people.
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Owner / founding attorney
A South Florida native, Attorney Murphy originally started the firm out of a love and liking of genuinely helping others.
Attorney Murphy knew she wanted to be an attorney since the tender age of about 7 due to her sincere desire to assist a family member in navigating a legal battle. From there, her passion for law grew as she matriculated through college and later law school.
Attorney Murphy holds a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law and a Bachelor’s from the University of Florida in Criminology and Sociology.
While pursuing her law degree, Attorney Murphy gained valuable experience while working at the Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Child Protection Section of the Family Services Division at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.
Attorney Murphy served in Howard University School of Law’s Criminal Justice Clinic and represented clients in criminal cases before the D.C. Superior Court.
Prior to building her own practice, Attorney Murphy served as a Corporate Finance Division law clerk for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a judicial law clerk for a prominent Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge.
In both positions, Attorney Murphy managed a case docket of over 1,000 matters, made over 200 final recommendations on legal issues and motions, and drafted several legal opinions.
In her spare time, Attorney Murphy enjoys being a mother, a wife, going to church, and giving back to her local community by volunteering with bar associations and women groups to assist in the fostering and development of community-based rehabilitation opportunities for juveniles.
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Attorney Johnson is a Delaware native who attended the University of Delaware for undergraduate school, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. She later attended law school at Howard University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctorate.
During her time at Howard Law School, she was involved as a student attorney in the Criminal Justice Clinic, as a member of the Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy Moot Court Team, and as a volunteer in many local non-profit organization, including The Neighborhood Legal Services Program and Feed the Hood.
She has also gained invaluable experience as a student law clerk in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, as an intern in the House of Representatives, an intern in the Federal Public Defender's Office for the District of Delaware, and as a law clerk for the Delaware Department of Justice.
Before joining The Murphy Law Firm, she was a prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, where she handled a myriad of cases, from petty thefts to attempted murders.
After her time in New York, she returned to Maryland to become an attorney in an Estate Planning and Elder Law firm, where she learned to navigate complex family dynamics and how to create unique estate plans for her clients.
These helped shape Attorney Johnson into an expert in the courtroom, giving her a unique perspective on the needs of families.
She is a fierce advocate who is constantly learning and improving her skills. She always strives to do the best job possible for her clients.
In her downtime, Attorney Johnson enjoys cooking, reading, and attending D.C. United matches with her husband, Neil. You may also find her enjoying time outside in the gorgeous Prince George's county parks, walking her dog Charlie Murphy.
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CLIENT IMPRESSION EXPERT
Abigail is passionate about community service and helping others. She attended the University of Missouri and received a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science with the emphasis in Leadership and Policy. She also received a minor in Business Management and Human Resources.
Abigail is a big advocate for families and loves working with people. She has a lot of experience working with many people who come from different cultures and backgrounds.
One of her biggest goals in life is to help make a difference somewhere along the way. Even though she is new to the world of law, she is eager to dive in and begin helping others reach their goals who come to The Murphy Law Firm.
In her free time she enjoys being outside, going to the beach, reading, getting involved in her church, and spending time with her friends and family.
Director of Client Engagement
Meet John, a highly skilled and experienced Client service director with a passion for family law and estate planning. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Georgia, John has dedicated his career to helping clients navigate the challenging and emotional aspects of these legal areas.
With a focus on providing compassionate and personalized representation, John works tirelessly to ensure that his clients' goals are met and that the litigation process is as smooth sailing as possible. His extensive knowledge of family law and estate planning allows him to provide his clients with expert guidance throughout every step of their case.
When he's not in the office, you can find John out in The Gulf of Mexico, enjoying his favorite pastime of fishing with his four kids. His dedication to his family and his clients is a testament tohis unwavering commitment to providing exceptional legal representation.
Director of Client Engagement
Lauren is a seasoned sales professional with several years of experience working with families dealing with divorce, child custody issues, and other family law matters.
Lauren is passionate about helping families navigate through the hard decisions divorce and child custody litigation bring.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time outdoors with her three kids and her Bassett Hound.
Joined The Murphy Law Firm in September of 2022 as the Office Manager.
With over 30 years in the public and private sector, Rene'e enjoys the challenges and rewards that come with the daily operations of an office.
Rene'e is responsible for the overall coordination of a broad range of services and resources that allow the firm to operate efficiently.
Rene'e is a Florida Native and enjoys spending time with her family (especially her grand-children).
Stacey joined The Murphy Law Firm in 2020.
She has more than 15 years of legal experience and is a certified paralegal.
Stacey organizes and maintains case files, helps manage caseload requirements, and oversees the legal staff.
She also assists in all phases of litigation, from inception through trial.
Outside of work, Stacey enjoys watching her daughter play softball and traveling with her family.
An ambitious person who is focused, and always looks for a creative way to accomplish tasks.
A recent graduate of East West University with a Bachelors degree in Business and Finance, advanced skills in MS Excel and a year of experience in research, collections, and billing.
Meet Martin, a passionate and motivated individual with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation.
With a strong foundation in the maritime industry, Martin has honed his skills and expertise through his work as a Customer Service representative.
With a dedication to excellence and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Martin has proven to be a valuable asset to any team.
Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience, Martin is ready to take on challenges and make a positive impact in his current role.
Parker received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Parker aspires to go to law school in the future. She has a strong passion for the legal field and assisting clients in making the litigation process as smooth sailing as possible during difficult times.
Parker is a mother of one and has two bonus fur babies.
Clauden joined the Firm in August 2023. She is a graduate of Juris Doctor degree from a law school in Cebu, Philippines in 2019 and she passed the Philippine Bar Exams in May 2023.
In January 2020 she joined a Private Law firm in Cebu, Philippines specializing in Family law as a paralegal, where she regularly draft complaints, motions, judicial affidavits, negotiations and other law related stuff. From July 2020 to July 2022, she joined the public sector and was assigned as Court Decongestion Officer at Regional Trial Court Branch 73 Lapu-Lapu City, a general court where she regularly drafts decisions, orders and resolutions.
Her work experience in the private and public sectors has made her appreciate the importance of family law even more.
Debra "Deb" has over 40 years of experience as a paralegal, concentrating in domestic relations and custody matters. She enjoys being able to help people throughout this sometimes difficult process and is divorced herself, so she knows what families go through first hand.
In her spare time, Deb loves to read, play the piano, work in her garden, play with and train her 6th German Shepherd, Alti, and she also follows her traveling nurse daughter's adventures both here and abroad!
She also loves playing in the SNOW!!!!!
legal administrative assistant
Pauline joined the firm in 2020 where she contributed most of the firm’s aesthetically curated social media content that are woven into a narrative associating the firm’s voice.
She then took on another role in the firm bringing over 12 years of administrative experience to the table with expertise in reporting analytics, data management and client services.
Her current role uncovers her natural ability as a problem-solver who works well under pressure providing a broad range of administrative duties to the firm and has gained an excellent reputation amongst colleagues for her customer service and attention to detail.
Her background in BS Nursing in the Philippines helped her foster the firm’s motto of being personable and passionate when relating and connecting to clients, and her commitment to service, always willing to undertake tasks regardless her scope of role.
Legal Office Assistant
Sarah studied Neuroscience at the University of Delaware before attending the Catholic University of America, where she obtained her paralegal certification.
She speaks four languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, and English) and is passionate about legal aid.
Legal Billing specialist
A person who loves crunching numbers and processing numerical data.
A graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with advanced skills in MS Excel and 10 years of working experience with research, databases, reporting & analytics for a BPO company.
Currently, a Billing Specialist who creates and ensures timely, accurate invoices for clients & resolves billing errors.
Based in Seattle, WA, Mr. Olson attended Washington State University (BA, '08) and graduated from Indiana University McKinney School of Law (JD, '12).
After law school, Mr. Olson joined a small start-up company which focused on backlink SEO strategy.
Subsequently, he took a position as an in-house SEO and marketing manager with a CPA firm in the greater Seattle area.
In addition to research and writing, Mr. Olson is a lifelong soccer player, as well as an avid amateur boxer.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Joined The Murphy Law Firm, LLC in April 2022 as a Social Media Manager.
Her role is to develop content and help grow the firm's online reputation.
Alliah is currently in her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at a university in the Philippines.
Her passion for writing and editing is driven by her background in Journalism. In the past, she has worked with a company where she gained further experience in content creation and management.