The Law Office Mark Murphy

Mark A. Murphy has practiced criminal law for over 18 years, 17 of which have been in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas M. Cooley in Lansing, Michigan.

Today, most of Mr. Murphy’s practice is dedicated to criminal defense and courtroom litigation. He and his staff are completely dedicated to his practice of criminal defense, providing you with honest and thorough representation.

Mr. Murphy typically practices in the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, Caroline and Westmoreland, as well as the City of Fredericksburg. He also travels to other jurisdictions on a case by case basis. His mission is to take a very personal approach to all of his cases, taking the time to get to know his clients as people. He will make sure you get answers to your questions about the criminal defense process. While winning at trial is often a first priority, he will help you look at all of your options and answer any questions you may have as Mr. Murphy builds the best possible defense for you. He also understands that every case is different, and for some of our clients, the best results can be found by negotiating a fair settlement or by reaching a plea agreement. Either way, we prepare so that you’re prepared.

Mr. Murphy’s criminal defense practice extends to felonies and misdemeanors in courts throughout Virginia. He also provides defense for juvenile crimes. If you face any type of criminal charge, he is ready to fight for you. Mr. Murphy also handles pre-arrest representation and can make arrangements to visit someone in jail.

For most people facing criminal charges in Virginia courts, the top priorities include avoiding jail time and minimizing the impact of potential consequences, i.e. fines, loss of driver’s license, etc. Mr. Murphy will help you explore all your options, including the possibility of receiving a suspended sentence, thereby avoiding going to jail.

What should you do to protect your rights and freedom? If you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor in Virginia, you want an attorney who will fight to protect your rights, fight for your innocence and when necessary minimize potential consequences. At the Fredericksburg Law Office of Mark A. Murphy, we take a personal approach to criminal defense and litigation, working with our clients to build the best possible defense. So what do you do to protect yourself against a criminal charge? You contact the attorney who you know works to protect his clients’ rights and fights for them in the courtroom – you contact Mark Murphy! By: K Childress MarkMurphy