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Erin Murphy

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emurphy@mdattorney.com
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Phone: (410) 385-2225
Fax: (410) 547-2432

201 N. Charles St, #2600
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Education

J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1996

B.A., Gettysburg, 1993

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State of Maryland, 1997
United States District Court, District of Maryland, 1997
United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 2000
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association

Bar Association for Baltimore County

Focus
Ms. Murphy’s practice is entirely devoted to appellate litigation in State and Federal Courts.
Professional History
After serving as a judicial clerk with The Honorable James T. Smith, Circuit Court Judge for Baltimore County for three years, Ms. Murphy became associated with a prominent Baltimore Law firm. During that time, she developed an outstanding reputation in the legal community for her legal writings. Her experience includes the litigation of various criminal and civil motions and appellate briefs on behalf of hundreds of clients in state and federal court. She has briefed cases before the Supreme Court of The United States, The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Maryland Court of Special Appeals and numerous trial courts throughout the United States.

Ms. Murphy authored the brief of Leeander Blake, accused of murder, whose state charges were reversed by the Court of Appeals of Maryland.  This matter was argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. Ms. Murphy also authored the motion for new trial that was granted for the internationally reported prosecution of Reverend Maurice Blackwell, a Baltimore priest, against allegations of sexual abuse.

Ms. Murphy is also an adjunct professor at the University Baltimore School of Law where she co-teaches Evidence with her father, Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. 
Government Service
1994-1997 Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable James T. Smith, Circuit Court for Baltimore County