Upon graduation from law school, James M. Murphy worked at a premier plaintiff injury law firm drafting legal documentation and preparing trial cases. Most recently, he spent two years as a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney, working in the criminal prosecutions bureau. There he was able to gain experience in bond court and felony hearings, misdemeanor trials, and appellate work.

​In his spare time, Jim enjoys volunteering with Kelly Cares Foundation, supporting the University of Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly’s Foundation Mission. His past boxing career highlights include a Golden Gloves middleweight championship and being given an opportunity to teach boxing to at-risk Chicago youth through the Celtic Youth Foundation.


  • John Marshall Law School
    J.D. | 2017

  • Loyola University
    B.S. Criminal Justice and Criminology | 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Young Champions Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association

Speaking Engagements

  • “Estate Planning 101”
    Chicago Business Connectors | 2021