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  • Milwaukee
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SERVING SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN

  • Waukesha
  • Brookfield
  • Pewaukee
  • Hartland


Attorney Thomas Murphy

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Previous Legal Experience:

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court, judicial intern for Chief Justice Patience Roggensack
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin, judicial intern for Magistrate Judge Nancy Joseph
  • Termination of Parental Rights/Children in Need of Protection or Services units of the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office
  • Received courtroom and trial experience at the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office as a participant in the Marquette Law School Prosecutor Clinic

Education and Licenses:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D. (2014)
    • Certificate in Litigation
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (highest grade) in Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research I
    • Academic Success Program Leader for Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Journalism
    • Majored in journalism with an emphasis in print and digital news

Quick Bio:

Attorney Murphy grew up in a military family, which afforded him the opportunity to live overseas and experience a variety of cultures.  Prior to attending law school, he specialized in creating written and web content for small businesses and non-profits.  He attributes his work ethic to his military upbringing and offers his legal services to veterans at a discounted rate.

Previous Legal Experience:

  • Wisconsin Court of Appeals, judicial intern for Chief Judge Lisa S. Neubauer
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court, judicial intern for Justice David T. Prosser
  • Gov. Scott Walker's Office of Legal Counsel, legal intern
  • Brown County District Attorney's Office, legal intern
  • Gained invaluable courtroom exposure at the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office as a participant in the Marquette Law School Prosecutor Clinic

Education and Licenses:

  • Licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Marquette University Law School, J.D. (2014)
    • Certificate in Litigation
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (highest grade) in Criminal Process
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Double-majored in political science and psychology

Quick Bio:

Born and raised in Brookfield, Attorney McAvoy is a lifelong resident of Waukesha County. He has resided in the City of Waukesha since early 2006, when he moved in with his grandfather to act as his private caregiver. Brought up in a family of medical professionals, Attorney McAvoy wanted to continue his family's tradition of helping others while achieving his lifelong dream to have a legal career.