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Kimberley Ann Murphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Fairfax, VA

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
10511 Judicial Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-896-4746
Fax: 703-591-5082
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019, 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008, 2011 - 2014
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Business Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

Kimberley Ann Murphy, Esq., has been a partner and principal attorney of the law firm of Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, in Fairfax, Virginia, since 2005. She served as an associate for the firm since she was admitted to practice in 2000. Ms. Murphy represents clients in all matters of administrative law, estate and trust planning and litigation, family law and business law such as incorporation, planning, sale/purchase and litigation.

Since receiving her law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 2000, Ms. Murphy has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States (2007), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2003) and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2000). She has appeared on numerous occasions before many circuit courts throughout the Commonwealth, in addition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia, the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

Ms. Murphy is a member of the Order of the Barristers, the Virginia Bar Association (Wills, Trusts and Estates; Administrative Law; and Young Lawyers sections), the American Bar Association, the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, and the MSU-DC Alumni Association Executive Board. She is also a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, and has published several articles regarding estate law and other key practice areas she handles.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019, 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008, 2011 - 2014

About Kimberley Ann Murphy

First Admitted: 2000, Virginia

Professional Webpage: https://haleball.com/team/kimberley-ann-murphy/

Educational Background

  • Law Review: Michigan State University College of Law, Staff (1998-1999)
  • Law Review: Michigan State University College of Law, Staff (1998 - 2000)
  • Law Review: Michigan State University College of Law, Managing Editor of Notes & Comments (1999-2000)
  • Law Review: Michigan State University College of Law, Managing Editor of Notes & Comments 1998 - 2000
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, B.A. in Economics (Dean's List 1994-1995)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Michigan State University College of Law, Staff (1998-1999), 1998 - 2000
  • Michigan State University College of Law, Managing Editor of Notes & Comments (1999-2000), 1998 - 2000
  • Fiduciaries & Counsellors Beware - A Lesson in Good Faith & Prudence, Virginia Bar Association, Fall, 2004
  • Richmond Magazine's Super Lawyer Section, Top Virginia Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2007
  • Sex Offender Registration Statutes and the Use of Writs of Habeas Corpus, Michigan State University Law Review
  • Richmond Magazine's Super Lawyer Section, Top Virginia Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2008
  • Proactive Measures that Protect Funeral Professionals from Liability, International Order of the Golden Rule, June, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Alternative House a Safe Youth Program, Annandale, Virginia, 2007 - 2008
  • Volunteer, Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Association, 2008 - 2009

Honors/Awards

  • Michigan State University College of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2000
  • Member, Order of the Barristers
  • Moot Court - Member, 1998 - 1999
  • Moot Court - Executive Director, 1999 - 2000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Virginia, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2007
  • Secretary, MSU-DC Alumni Association, Executive Board
  • Member, The Virginia Bar Association, Wills, Trust & Estate, Administrative Law and Young Lawyers Sections
  • Member, American Bar Association, Litigation and Law Practice Management Sections
  • Co-Chair, Fairfax Bar Association, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section, 2004 - 2008
  • Member, Fairfax Bar Association, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Jae-Woo Cha v. Korean Presbyterian Church, 262 Va. 604; 553 S.E.2d 511, Supreme Court of Virginia, 2001
  • 1924 Leonard Road, L.L.C. v. Van Roekel, 272 Va. 543, 636 S.E.2d 378, Supreme Court of Virginia, 2006
  • Wiese v. Wiese, 46 Va. App. 399, 617 S.E.2d 427, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 2005
  • Specialty Beverage Co., Specialty Beverage Co., Inc. v. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Bd., 51 Va. App. 154; 655 S.E.2d 740, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 2008
  • In re Estate of Dolby, 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 181, Case No. CL 2007-14850, Fairfax Co. Cir. Ct., 2008
  • Gelles Racing, Inc. v. Ferris, 75 Va. Cir. 273, Fairfax Co. Cir. Ct., 2008
  • Higham v. Williams, 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 27, Case No. CL-2006-11954, Fairfax Co. Cir. Ct., 2008
  • Buch v. Buch, Record No. 1833-07-4, 2008 Va. App. LEXIS 147, Va. Ct. App., 2008
  • Estate of Dennis Freeland Edwards, Case No. 78932, Prince William Co. Cir. Ct., 2009
  • Gaymon v. Gaymon, 63 Va. Cir. 264, Fairfax Co. Cir. Ct., 2003
  • Gaymon v. Gaymon, 258 Va. 225, 519 S.E.2d 142, Va., 1999
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Office Location for Kimberley Ann Murphy

10511 Judicial Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-896-4746

Fax: 703-591-5082

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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