EXPERIENCE

Solo practitioner with private practice in Westchester County since 1998

Areas of practice include:

  • residential and commercial real estate transactions: representation of buyers and sellers of houses and buildings in Westchester and New York counties
  • construction law: construction agreements on behalf of owners and builders
  • business law: business agreements, business asset purchase and sale agreements; commercial leasing agreements and construction financing agreements
  • commercial and construction litigation in New York State Supreme Court, Westchester, Bronx and New York counties, and in Federal Court, Southern District of New York
  • AAA Arbitration in construction contract disputes
  • estate litigation, including probate, administration and accounting proceeding in Westchester, New York and Bronx Surrogate courts

SPECIAL FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Michele Murphy has been selected by many clients to act as a trustee under their family trust agreements.  As trustee, she manages trust assets, alone or with co-trustees, and regularly consults with trust advisors such as financial planners, tax attorneys and accountants to ensure the best management of the assets.

EDUCATION

J.D. 1987 Brooklyn Law School

B.S. 1984 CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

ASSOCIATIONS

Mamaroneck Harrison Larchmont Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association

Westchester County Women's Bar Association, Co-Chair Real Property Committee

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Assistant District Attorney with the Queens County District Attorney's Office (March 1994 to August 1997)

Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County District Attorney's Office (August 1987 to March 1994)