Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy

Founding Attorney

Paul Murphy is a founding partner of Murphy Legal, with a focus on transportation defense. Since the beginning of his career as a litigator, Mr. Murphy has obtained numerous defense verdicts on behalf of individuals and corporations in the State of Texas. As a Murphy Legal partner, he represents a wide variety of clients with claims involving death, catastrophic injuries, personal injuries, and business disputes.

Paul Murphy frequently serves as lead counsel in high-exposure litigation, and his goal is to ensure all options and avenues, including all defenses available to his clients are explored and implemented. He believes that the key to successful resolution of a case, whether by settlement or trial, is an early evaluation of strengths and weaknesses coupled with a clear strategy to utilize and manage those strengths and weaknesses. Through Mr. Murphy’s extensive trial experience he has developed the skills necessary to achieve these goals for his clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Products Liability
  • Transportation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Law
  • General Civil Litigation


  • McMurry University, B.A., 1997
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2000


2000, Texas, U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Texas Trucking Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Arkansas Trucking Association


U.S. Air Force 7th Security Police Squadron, 1995-1997
Presidential Honor Guard 1993-1995

Legal Specialization

Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


Family vacations and fishing at the lake take up most of Paul’s non-working hours, but he still finds time to “buzz the tower” while pursuing his passion for flying as a licensed pilot.

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