Dan Murphy, Associate Lawyer

>>Dan Murphy, Associate Lawyer
Dan Murphy, Associate Lawyer 2019-11-06T15:14:53+00:00

Tel: (587) 930-7877    Cell: (780) 722-1060
Fax: 1 (844) 570-5058   Email: DanMurphy@so-law.ca

About Dan Murphy

I am a senior lawyer at Savage Oykyman Law. I have extensive experience as a criminal trial lawyer and have both prosecuted and defended hundreds of criminal law cases throughout Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador and most recently Alberta. In Newfoundland and Labrador, I was the youngest partner in the firm Jewer Murphy & Griffin. While in Ontario, I practiced as a criminal trial lawyer exclusively. I have practiced for the last year in Red Deer as a prosecutor in one of the busiest jurisdictions in Alberta.

I spent four years as a prosecutor in Newfoundland and Labrador, acting as the sole prosecutor on the Burin Peninsula and gained a deep knowledge of criminal law.  I transitioned this to defence work in Toronto and throughout Southwestern Ontario where I appeared at all levels of court, successfully defending people charged with offences ranging from common assault to attempted murder.

I obtained a Juris Doctorate in Law from Osgoode University in 2010.

I attended at The University of Western Ontario and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in Political Science in 2004.

I was awarded a full scholarship from The University of Western Ontario, and completed my Master’s degree in international Relations in 2008.

I am a strong believer in the need for not only a strong advocate; but a need for transparency and mutual respect between a lawyer and his/her client.

Through my experience as both a prosecutor and defence lawyer, I understand intimately what is needed to successfully negotiate with prosecution offices and more importantly, what to do in the event such negotiations fail.

I have successfully assisted hundreds of clients through the court system in a transparent, respectful and knowledgeable manner in Toronto and throughout Ontario, and look very much forward to bringing that skill set to Edmonton with Savage Oykyman Law.

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