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.
Ending a relationship not only affects you; it affects your children, your property, and your overall livelihood. I get it. Starting over can be hard but what is even harder is going it alone. Here at the Murphy Law Firm, we are your team, your support, and your anchor through this process and in the courtroom. I have extensive experience handling these matters and know exactly how you feel. Rest assured that I can assist you in visualizing and knowing that the end is in sight and you will get through this. With my experience and network in and outside of the courtroom as a judicial law clerk for a prominent Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge, I have helped clients in similar situations navigate the murky waters of starting over.
Personable, passionate, and persistent is not just my motto but my practice in delivering service that caters to your needs. At the initial trial strategy meeting, we will delve right into the crux of your legal issues and you will walk away knowing the next steps in alignment with your overall goals. With our flexible meeting and scheduling options in and around north and south Prince George’s County and the ability to meet virtually, you will not have to travel far to meet with me. If you are ready to change your life and take the first step in rebuilding after the end of all you knew, contact my office to set up a trial strategy meeting. Call us at 240-493-9116 or complete the contact form below so we can get started. In the meantime, here is a little background about me and my experience.
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 focuses her practice in criminal law and family law. Specifically, Angel handles matters involving family law, estate planning, guardianship, divorce, child visitation, child support, alimony, domestic violence, and custody.
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.
Attorney Marshall is admitted to practice law in both Maryland and Washington, D.C.
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.
In Maryland and the District of Columbia
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 the 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.
In Maryland and the District of Columbia
Attorney Newman is excited to bring more than 25 years of legal expertise—not to mention her lived experience as a child of divorce, a divorcée and a successful co-parent--to The Murphy Law Firm.
A native Prince Georgian, Attorney Newman was born at Joint Base Andrews and graduated from Crossland High School in Temple Hills, MD.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland in College Park and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Law.
She is a skilled advocate, litigator, orator, negotiator and problem-solver, with a great attention to detail.
She understands that she is encountering vulnerable clients during one of the most difficult times of their lives and has a knack for counseling them through those challenges.
Prior to joining The Murphy Law Firm, Attorney Newman spent many years in public service. Her most significant experience was in Maryland Legal Aid, where she handled family law matters and represented children in the child welfare (dependency) system.
From there, she transitioned to a position as the Family Division Deputy Director—Juvenile at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, where she managed court systems and staff to improve outcomes for youth in the dependency and delinquency systems.
Attorney Newman is a proud Mother of an Eagle Scout and student at North Carolina A&T University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and patronizing the arts, as well as being a newlywed, empty-nester and budding real estate mogul.
CLIENT IMPRESSION EXPERT
A graduate of UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.
Taylor is currently pursuing her Master's in Public Administration.
She is a dog mom to a boxer puppy and all of her free time is spent with her!
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 Bachelor of Business in Finance degree with advanced skills in MS Excel and a year of experience in research, collections, and billing.
Mayra joined the Firm in August 2021.
She began her legal path by attending law school in Lima, Peru earning her Bachelor of Law degree in 2014.
She has over 10 years of legal experience assisting with Family law and divorce matters, completing trial preparation and case filings, drafting and filing motions, pleadings and other legal documents.
Mayra is a bilingual Spanish/English speaking paralegal.
She has also garnered experience in providing legal services to low-income individuals.
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.
Victoria is a Senior Communications Major, Political Science Minor at Howard University.
She was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but is a city woman at heart and plans on staying in DC or moving to another big city after earning her Bachelor's degree this spring.
Victoria will be attending law school in the near future and eventually plans to start her own practice as a lawyer!
legal OFFICE ASSISTANT
A recent graduate student, who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Bowie State University, and Master of Science inJustice from North Carolina Central University.
She is the oldest of four and she strives to help others.
She aspires to be an Entertainment, Criminal, and Civil Rights, attorney.
Her passion is to give back to others and help the less fortunate.
legal administrative assistant
A competent team player who enjoys taking initiatives and has an enterprising and creative way of completing projects.
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 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.