Liam Murphy

109 East Seneca St.
Ithaca, New York 14850
United States
Office Phone: 607-273-2900
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP



My staff and I aim to practice law in such a way that clients can trust us to learn a client's needs, give accurate answers, produce accurate documents and finish our work on time. We work with our clients to help guide them to a successful resolution of their issues, whether it is a unique solution to conflict or an innovative solution to a problem. As a firm, we trust each other to stay on deadline, to communicate clearly and to work cooperatively and collaboratively to improve ourselves, both as professionals and as people.

Area(s) of Practice: Business Law, Collaborative Law, Criminal Law, Estate Law, Family Law, Probate Law, Real Estate Law
License(s): New York (1989) ~Pennsylvania (1991 - inactive) ~Delaware (1992 - inactive) ~U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ~U.S. District Courts: New York (all districts), Delaware and Pennsylvania (Western district)

Professional Activities

American Bar Association ~New York State Bar Association ~Cortland County Bar Association ~Tompkins County Bar Association ~Estate Planning Group of Tompkins County

Undergraduate Education

Brown University, A.B. with honors in Economics (1985), with study abroad at the London School of Economics in 1983

Professional Education

New York University, J.D. 1988


My staff and I specialize in partnering with our clients to meet the needs of their lives: helping them organize their business, buying homes, building assets, helping with family problems and resolving conflict. I encourage clients to explore alternative conflict resolution, including negotiation, mediation and Collaborative Law before engaging in litigation.