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G. Edward Murphy

G. Edward Murphy

Murphy & Dunn, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate...
  • Illinois
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G. Edward Murphy is the founder of the law firm, and has been one of Peoria, Bloomington, Pekin and Central Illinois' best divorce, custody and family law attorneys and lawyers for the past 28 years. He knows how to litigate your case when necessary, negotiate favorably for you if possible, and win your case for you and your children. He is a skilled trial attorney, but also a capable mediator and problem solver. He has been lead counsel running this firm since he was 26 years old and has been winning ever since for the past 27 years. He has handled over 7,500 cases since he took over the firm and knows what he is doing. He knows the law, the other family law attorneys, and the family law Judges and uses those skills and his experience to obtain the best possible result for you and your family. He knows how to get to the bottom line without wasting your time or money, and how to protect you and your children. He believes that children come first. At the end of the day, he is the divorce and custody trial attorney you want on your side. G. Edward Murphy is the managing attorney and lead counsel for Murphy & Dunn, P.C., and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Mr. Murphy is a graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he graduated 3rd in his class. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Peoria County Bar Association. He serves on local family law committees and is a member of the family law section at both the state and national level. He is also a certified family law mediator. He is a Peoria native who returned home after law school to start the firm in 1988. G. Edward Murphy has a history of success in all that he has undertaken. He was a successful student-athlete, excelling in sports as an All-State baseball player and golfer in high school, and

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Domestic Violence
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Initial Consultation is free
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover Card
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainers Based on the Individual Facts of each Case
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Murphy & Dunn, P.C.
- Current
G. Edward Murphy is the founder of the law firm, and has been one of Peoria and Central Illinois' best divorce, custody and family law attorneys and lawyers for the past 25 years. He knows how to litigate your case when necessary, negotiate favorably for you if possible, and win your case for you and your children. He is a skilled trial attorney, but also a capable mediator and problem solver. He has been lead counsel running this firm since he was 26 years old and has been winning ever since for the past 25 years. He has handled over 6,000 cases since he took over the firm and knows what he is doing. He knows the law, the other family law attorneys, and the family law Judges and uses those skills and his experience to obtain the best possible result for you and your family. He knows how to get to the bottom line without wasting your time or money, and how to protect you and your children. He believes that children come first. At the end of the day, he is the divorce and custody trial attorney you want on your side. G. Edward Murphy is the managing attorney and lead counsel for Murphy & Dunn, P.C., and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Mr. Murphy is a graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he graduated 3rd in his class. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Peoria County Bar Association. He serves on local family law committees and is a member of the family law section at both the state and national level. He is also a certified family law mediator. He is a Peoria native who returned home after law school to start the firm in 1988. G. Edward Murphy has a history of success in all that he has undertaken. He was a successful student-athlete, excelling in sports as an All-State baseball player and golfer in high school, and pitching in baseball for Illinois Central College and The University of Iowa in college. In law school, he continued this level of success by graduating 3rd in his entire class, writing as an Editor for the Law Review, and competing in the Moot Court competition. This history of accomplishment in both academic and athletic arenas prepared him well for becoming a trial lawyer. For the past 25 years, Mr. Murphy has continued to excel in all areas of family law. He was voted one of "Illinois Law and Leading Attorneys" in both Family Law and Criminal Law, a distinction given to only the top six percent of attorneys in the State of Illinois. He is a respected member of the bar and a leading attorney in the family law arena. He limits his practice now solely to family law, divorce, custody, and complex property issues. Mr. Murphy is married with four children. He resides in Peoria, Illinois.
Education
Northern Illinois University
J.D. (1987) | Law
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Law Review, Moot Court Champion
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Active Member
- Current
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Peoria County Bar Association
Active Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Peoria Office
Murphy & Dunn, P.C.
121 NE Jefferson Street, Suite 200
Peoria, IL 61602
USA
Telephone: (309) 674-5551
Fax: (309) 674-5539
Bloomington Office
202 N. Prospect Road
Suite 205
Bloomington, IL 61704
USA
Pekin Office
Murphy & Dunn, P.C.
8 South Fourth Street
Pekin, IL 61554
USA