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Jon-Michael J. Murphy received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2009.  While attending the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Jon-Michael worked as a law clerk for Bubalo, Hiestand & Rotman, PLC, a volunteer teacher for the Central High School Street Law Program, and volunteered in the Legal Aid Society's Self-help Clinic.


In 2010, Jon-Michael formed his own law practice in Louisville, Kentucky.  As a solo practitioner, Jon-Michael focused his practice on Bankruptcy, Family Law, Personal Injury, and Business Law.  After building his own legal practice for two years, Jon-Michael joined Strause Law Group, PLLC in an Of Counsel position. 

In his Of Counsel position at Strause Law Group Jon-Michael represented clients in a variety of legal matters, including Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, Contracts, and Personal Injury.  Jon-Michael has legal experience in all stages of litigation having represented clients in jury and bench trials.

In addition to the practice of law, Jon-Michael is active in several community organizations having served on the Board of Directors for the Shelby County Community Center, Inc. from 2009 - 2014 and the Louisville Black Lawyers Association from 2010 - 2014.  Jon-Michael also served as a volunteer in the United States Peace Corps in Guyana, South America.  As a result, of his hard work and dedication to the betterment of the legal field Jon-Michael was awarded the 2015 Charles W. Anderson, Jr. Bar Association's President's Award.

Jon-Michael Murphy, Attorney

Bar Admissions:

  • Kentucky, 2009

  • U.S. District Court - Western Kentucky,  2011

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern Kentucky, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Charles W. Anderson Bar Association

  • National Bar Association


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

    • J.D. - 2009​

  • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

    • B.S. - 2006​

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