Law Firm in Atlanta, GA

Michael Murphy, Partner

Michael Murphy, Partner | Law Firm photo
Farnsworth & Murphy LLC
Criminal Defense, Dui, Domestic Violence, Personal Injury
Farnsworth & Murphy LLC is an Atlanta based criminal defense and personal injury law firm. We service all of the metro-Atlanta area. Farnsworth & Murphy LLC was founded by Richard G. Farnsworth in 1992 and was originally called Farnsworth Law LLC. In 2014, Daniel Farnsworth joined the firm to practice law with his father, Richard. Later, Michael Murphy joined the firmed and the firm now includes a wide range of practice areas.

The firm's criminal practices ranges from all crimes including, but no limited to, DUI, Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking, Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Violating The Georgia Controlled Substances Act, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Murder, Child Molestation, Rape, Statutory Rape, Burglary, Theft by Taking, Theft by Receiving, Theft by Shoplifting, Armed Robbery, Robbery, Financial Transaction Card Theft, Financial Transaction Card Fraud, Identity Fraud, Arson, Criminal Damage to Property, Disorderly Conduct, and Traffic Tickets. The lawyers at Farnsworth & Murphy LLC have extensive trial experience with a focus on fighting and winning our client's cases.

Farnsworth & Murphy also has a personal injury division dedicated to assisting clients who have been injured as a result of someone else's negligence.
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Alabama - Undergraduate Degree in Criminal Justice
John Marshall Law School - Juris Doctor
Michael D. Murphy is an attorney with Farnsworth & Murphy LLC in Atlanta, GA. Before opening Farnsworth & Murphy LLC, Michael worked as a Senior Associate attorney at one of the largest criminal defense firms in Georgia. Michael has handled a wide range of cases from serious felony charges to minor traffic offenses. He has appeared in courtrooms all over the State of Georgia. While in law school, Michael spent time working as an intern with the Dekalb County District Attorney's Office. While in Dekalb. Michael assisted in handling a broad range of cases with the majority of his cases involving felony charges.

Michael's educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama. Michael also obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael is also a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College.

While at John Marshall. Michael was a member of the Moot Court Board, the Student Bar Association, where he acted as a Representative. and he served as President of the Criminal Law Society. In addition. Michael actively participated as a student coach for the Fulton County Teen Court Competition. Michael assisted the students of Corella Scott King High School in winning the competition.

Michael is a native of Marietta. Georgia. His family has lived in Georgia for over twenty-five years and he is happy to call Georgia home. When he is not busy working with clients he likes to spend time with his wife, son, and two dogs.

Areas of Practice

75% Criminal Defense
25% Personal Injury
Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions

Georgia, 2011
U.S. Federal Courts, 2015
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

The John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. - 2011
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
B.S. - 2008
Major: Criminal Justice
Honors and Awards

Client Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
Legal Elite, GA Trend Magazine, 2016
10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
Professional Associations and Memberships

Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2011 - Present
Past Employment Positions

W. Scott Smith P.C., Senior Associate, 2011 - 2018
Dekalb County District Attorney, Intern, 2009 - 2011

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Trial Lawyers College
Bar Admissions
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Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Negligence
 Auto (Speeding, Traffic)  Mediation
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Criminal Law  Social Security
 Injuries & Accidents  Immigration, Visas, Citizenship, Deportation
 Insurance  White Collar Crime
 Juveniles  Wrongful Death
 Motor Vehicle Accidents
4840 Roswell Rd.
AtlantaGA 30342