Michael Kevin Murphy

Attorney in Fairfax, VA
Attorney Murphy is a former U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Vietnam War having been awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Parachutist Wings, Vietnam Ranger Badge, Bronze Star Medal, eight Air Medals; his military units received the Valorous Unit Award , and Vietnam Gallantry Cross. And for over twenty-six years has served the divorce and family law needs of our nation's military and other government professionals and their spouses with his unique background and experience. Although his main office is in Fairfax VA, Attorney Murphy often associates with attorneys throughout the United States and is available to consult with other attorneys lawyers who need his experience in dealing with the family law needs of military professionals and civilians. He formerly served as an adjunct professor for the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia during which he taught the techniques of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
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Areas of Law

  • Adoptions
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Palimony
  • Parental Rights
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights
  • Division of Retirement Benefits


Overall Client Rating

in Family Law
3.6 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 4 reviews
  • Recommended by 3 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 10/06/14
Posted by a Consumer on 10/06/14
1.0 out of 5.0
I hired the assistance of this law firm in a divorce matter; this lawyer is arrogant and does not care about the client, charges unreasonable amounts of money, does not deliver any results. If you are looking for someone to represent you in any matter, this is not the law-firm you want by your side.
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Posted by a Consumer on 04/28/13
3.5 out of 5.0
I might have given Mike a higher score--except that several years after I worked with him, I found that there were errors and oversights in dealing with my some aspects of my case. These resulted in $32,000 in unanticipated payments which, had things been handled correctly, I would not have been responsible for. As a result, I've suffered considerable hardship. Since I no longer had the resources to pay Mike to sort out the mess his office had allowed to happen, this experience left a bad taste.
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1982, Virginia
1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1986, U.S. Supreme Court.

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Law School Attended

George Mason University School of Law
Class of 1982

University Attended

Virginia Military Institute
Class of 1964

Birth Information

Born in 1942
Washington, D.C., 1942




2nd Lieut., 1st Lieut. U.S. Air Force, 1964-1966, 1st Lieut., Capt., U.S. Army, Infantry, 1966-1969

Associations & Memberships

All Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia (1982). United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (1983). United States District Court, Western District of Virginia (1983). Uni... More

Representative Cases

Rutledge v. Rutledge, 608 S E.2d 504 2005.

Hobbies & Interests

Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Achievement, George Mason University School of Law. George Mason University School of Law Moot Court Board of Governors Award for Outstanding Service.

Contact Information


703-385-9330 Call Now


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Office Information
Michael Kevin Murphy
Penthouse 10 10560 Main Street,
Fairfax, VA 22030


Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC (Fairfax, Virginia)

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