Murphy Desmond S.C.

Law Firm in Madison, WI

About This Firm

Murphy Desmond S.C. is one of the oldest law firms in continuous practice in Madison. Since 1931, we have provided legal services to business and individual clients in the areas of:

- Business law

- Real estate

- Construction law

- Taxation

- Employment law

- Commercial bankruptcy

- Family law

- Estate planning

- And other practice areas

We work as a cohesive and effective team to meet the ever-expanding legal needs of our clients. For your convenience, we maintain offices in Madison and Janesville, Wisconsin. Please feel free to contact us at the location nearest you.

Our strong commitment to clients makes us more than a group of lawyers. We are trusted legal advocates and business advisors who respond to your needs.

Our clients include entrepreneurs, public entities and businesses in many industries. We also have prominent family law and estate planning practices that have serviced many individuals and families over the years. Our lawyers are known for achieving positive results while putting old-fashioned personal client service first.

Areas of Law

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Workouts
  • Reorganizations
  • Commercial Law
  • Family Law
  • Securities
  • Tax Planning
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Administrative Law
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Immigration and Naturalization.
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Health Law
  • Civil Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Professional Ethics
  • Discipline
  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Constitutional Law
  • Environmental Insurance
  • Antitrust
  • Insurance Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Medical Law
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Intellectual Property

Overall Client Rating

in Business Law, Government and Labor and Employment
3.3 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

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  • Recommended by 3 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 10/02/12
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Lawyer Name:
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Robert B. L. Murphy
Robert B. L. Murphy
John P. Desmond
John P. Desmond
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Firm Details

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Business Organizations: Advanced Building Corporation, Blau Plumbing, Inc., Bruner Realty & Management, Inc., Charter Fuels, Inc., Chula Vista, Inc., Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc., Cleary Building Corp., Creative Finance, Inc., Dave Jones Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Evanston Insurance Company, FABCO Equipment, Inc., Fairway Independent Mortgage Company, The Gallina Companies, General Beverage Sales Co., Glaciers Edge Council, Boy Scouts of America, Hammes Company Sports Development, Inc., Hart DeNoble Builders, Inc., Home Casual, LLC, Investors Real Estate Trust, John Roach Projects, Inc., Kelley Williamson Company, Kinex Medical Company, LLC, KSW Construction Corporation, L & L Foods, Inc., M3 Insurance Solutions, Inc., Madison Endodontic Associates, S.C., Madison Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, S.C., Merrimac Communications, Ltd., Midwest Patrol & Investigative, LLC, Midwest Wholesale Materials Company, Inc., Monson Construction Company, Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., Naviant, Inc., Nord Gear Corporation, The Oliphant Companies, Outback Steakhouse, Inc., Parisi Construction, Inc., Park Towne Development Corp, Pierce's Super Markets, Inc., Power System Engineering, Inc., R&M Distributing, LLC, Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison, Shockley Group, Inc., Start Renting, Inc., Stephan & Brady, Inc., Telephone & Data Systems, Inc., Thebco, Inc., U.S. Cellular, U.W. Provision Company, Inc., Weaver Auto Parts, Inc., Wells Fargo Financial Leasing, Inc., Welton Enterprises, Inc., Wisconsin County Mutual Ins. Co., Woodman's Food Markets, Yahara Materials, Inc. Professional and Trade Associations: Wisconsin Builders Association, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Wisconsin Realtors Association. Governmental: City of Middleton, City of Sun Prairie, Crawford County, Green County, Iowa County, Town of Brigham, Town of Dekorra, Town of Ledgeview, Town of Lodi, Town of Onalaska, Town of Oregon, Town of Pleasant Springs, Town of Windsor, Village of McFarland, Village of New Glarus. Financial Institutions: Bank of America, The Bank of New Glarus, Bank of Prairie du Sac, Corporate America Family Credit Union, Dane County Credit Union, Greenwoods State Bank, Johnson Bank, McFarland State Bank, Monona State Bank, The Park Bank, Summit Credit Union, U.S. Bank - SBA Division and Wisconsin Community Bank.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Murphy Desmond S.C.
 P.O. Box 2038,
Madison, WI 53703

Firm Address

Murphy Desmond S.C.
33 East Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 2038,
Madison, WI 53703

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Office Information
 33 East Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 2038,
Madison, WI 53703


Office Hours
07:30 AM- 05:30 PM
07:30 AM- 05:30 PM
07:30 AM- 05:30 PM
07:30 AM- 05:30 PM
07:30 AM- 05:30 PM

Other Offices
Appleton Office
4650 W. Spencer Street, Suite 37 Appleton, Wisconsin
Janesville Office
101 E. Milwaukee Street, Suite 301 Janesville, Wisconsin
Janesville, Wisconsin Office: 101 E. Milwaukee Street, Suite 301, Janesville, WI 53545. Telephone: 608-314-3800. Fax: 608-314-3802.
Appleton, Wisconsin Office: 4650 W. Spencer Street, Suite 37, P.O. Box 2785, Appleton, WI 54912. Telephone: 920-882-7630. Fax: 608-257-2508.

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