Paul J. Murphy

Paul J. Murphy

Akron, Ohio

Attorney Paul Murphy has been practicing law since 2002. Born in Marion, Ohio, Attorney Murphy grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he received his Bachelor's degree. Paul then moved to Oregon where he entered public service and was the Mayor of Molalla, Oregon. While in Oregon, Attorney Murphy entered law school and graduated from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College with his law degree.

Prior to law school, Attorney Murphy worked for Standard Insurance Company, gaining first hand experience of the inner workings of the insurance industry. Paul has been a member of the Chester Law Group team since 2007 and regularly meets with clients to discuss claims. In particular, Paul performs contract work for Chester Law Group such as initial client intake meetings and contingency fee contract signings, and evaluation of coverage and liability issues, among other duties.

Attorney Murphy is a member of the Ohio Bar Association. He is married to Wendy and has five children. In his spare time he enjoys Trout fishing.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2002


  • Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1987
  • UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • B.S. - 1983
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chester Law Group Team, Member, 2007 - 2014
  • Ohio Bar Association, Member