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Murphy, Jon-Michael J.


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Jon-Michael J. Murphy


Jeffersontown, KY




Jon-Michael Murphy joined O’Bryan Law Offices in November of 2019. He currently handles all Divorce cases as well as Western District of Kentucky Bankruptcy clients with the last name S-Z.

Jon-Michael 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, 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, Landlord/Tenant Law, and Business Law. After building his own legal practice for two years, Jon-Michael joined a law firm working in an Of Counsel position. In his Of Counsel position Jon-Michael represented clients in a variety of legal matters, including Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, Collections, Contracts, and Family Law. 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 Charles W. Anderson, Jr. Bar 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.​

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2009
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Major: Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member, 2009 to Present