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.
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
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
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.
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.