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New York Personal Injury and Insurance Defense Lawyers

James Michael Murphy

Garden City, Nassau County Lawyers

James Michael Murphy


phone: (516) 747-4082
toll free: 800-240-4082

fax: 516-746-0748

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James Michael Murphy was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1983. Jim has been a partner at Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley since 1993. He specializes in negligence, products liability, municipal liability and has extensive experience in Federal Court matters arising under 42 U.S.C. Sections 1981, 1983 and 1986. He has handled a wide range of matters, including police liability, employment discrimination, contract actions, claims involving public utilities and insurance matters. Jim also represents plaintiffs in personal injury cases and has tried a broad variety of cases to verdict in both the State and Federal Courts. He has taught an accredited CLE program at Hofstra University School of Law entitled “Liability Issues in Automobile Cases.” He has also lectured at various seminars for his clients and risk managers.


1983, New York; 1984, Florida, U.S. District, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.


State University of New York at Oswego (B.A. cum laude, 1979); West London Institute, London, England; Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., cum laude, 1982).

Associations and Memberships:

  • Albany Law School of Union University Law Review, 1981-1982
  • Justinian Society; Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1978-1979
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar


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