Managing Attorney Brandon E. Murphy was named as a Rising Star in Criminal Defense in the 2018 publication of Indiana Super Lawyers. To be eligible to be a Rising Star, a candidate must be forty (40) years of age or younger or have fewer than ten (10) years experience in the practice of law. No more than 2.5% of eligible attorneys are named Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.
Mr. Murphy’s practice in criminal defense began upon his admission to the bar in 2011. Murphy has practiced as a public defender in Blackford, Jay, Delaware and Randolph counties. Murphy’s jury trial experience includes being lead counsel in a high-profile murder trial and several high-profile level 1 felony trials. Murphy is also an experienced appellate advocate, having represented criminal defendants in over twenty-five (25) criminal appeals. Murphy is available to represent those accused of crimes, ranging from misdemeanors to murder, in East Central Indiana. Murphy also is an experienced advocate for those seeking expungement under the Indiana Second Chance Law or reduction of aging D felony or level 6 felony convictions to misdemeanors.
Brandon takes pride in his 2017 appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Ball State University, administering the Department’s internship program and teaching courses on policing, courts and criminal justice.