Knowledgeable Legal Staff in Meridian, Idaho

 
Murphy Law Office, PLLC's legal team is well trained and highly equipped to effectively handle the toughest legal issues with professionalism. Read the biographies below to get to know our knowledgeable legal staff.
 
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Michaelina (Mia) Murphy

 
By Mia's Bio
Mia is the managing attorney for Murphy Law Office, PLLC and founded the firm in September 2000. Mia is a graduate of the University of Idaho College of Law (1994) and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington (1990). She is admitted to practice by the Idaho State Bar, the Federal District of Idaho Bar, the Arizona State Bar, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Murphy's practice focuses on real estate transactions and litigation, business entity formation (corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies), litigation, advice, management, and dissolution. She assists employers with a variety of employment law issues (employment handbooks, benefits, hiring practices and employee rights). Additional areas of concentration include elder law, civil litigation, creditor’s rights, and contract law.

Mia also has extensive experience in appellate practice and was the Chief of the Appellate Unit for the State Appellate Public Defender's office and was a Deputy Attorney General in the areas of capital litigation and federal habeas corpus from June of 1996 until January 1999.
Mia is an active member of the community and has had many speaking engagements at conferences held throughout the Treasure Valley. She has served on the board of directors for many non-profit organizations and regularly volunteers her time and services.

Heather Jensen

Heather joined Murphy Law Office in 2012. She provides support to the firm by drafting pleadings, preparing estate planning documents, business entity documents, case management, interacting with clients and trial preparation. Heather also handles administrative matters for the firm including client billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Heather has 18 years of experience working in the legal field. Her previous experience includes 10 years as a legal assistant and office manager to a solo attorney in a general practice firm and working as a court clerk at Ada County Juvenile Court Services serving as a receptionist, records manager and in-court clerk.

Annette M.

Annette joined Murphy Law Office in January 2015 with over 25 years of experience as a Legal Assistant, specializing in civil litigation. She has enjoyed employment with both national and local law firms located in Alaska, Arizona and Idaho. Her hobbies include yoga, reading, downhill skiing, caring for livestock and exploring Idaho with her husband.