Timothy P. Murphy

Timothy P. Murphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Pleasant Hill, CA

Edrington Schirmer & Murphy LLP
 | 2300 Contra Costa Blvd Suite 450, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone: 925-827-3300
Fax: 925-827-3320
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Schools & Education (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)

About Timothy Murphy

Admitted: 1985, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.esmlawfirm.com/Bio#entry_2

Honors/Awards:

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell for more than ten consecutive years.  Listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys and named to 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions of Best Lawyers in America.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of Contra Costa County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • E-mentor for local high school law academy, offering information and guidance to students interested in a career in the law.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Seminar speaker for "Tort Liability Update -- Case Law and Legislation" at CAJPA Fall Conference.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Prevailed on motion for summary judgment filed on behalf of public school district in case based on assault of student.  Order and resulting judgment affirmed by Court of Appeal after briefing and oral arguments., 2015
  • Demurrer sustained without leave to amend in wage and hour case by employee against school district.  Resulting judgment upheld after briefing and oral arguments in Court of Appeal., 2014
  • Defense verdict in employment-related race discrimination action filed by two school district employees against their employing district.
  • Defense verdict for sixteen employees of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in federal civil rights action filed by prison inmate after rubber projectile fired by correctional officer during prison dining hall melee struck plaintiff in the eye, necessitating removal of the eye.  Plaintiff requested one million dollars in closing argument.

Educational Background:

  • U.C. Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1982

Industry Groups

  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
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Office Location for Timothy P. Murphy

2300 Contra Costa Blvd Suite 450
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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Last Updated: 2/19/2019

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