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Karissa N. Murphy

Karissa N. Murphy

  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse
  • Pennsylvania
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Biography

Karissa is a passionate and trustworthy attorney, and has helped numerous individuals who were injured receive the compensation they deserve. Having a lifelong interest in law, Karissa completed a B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh in Political Science and English Writing in 2014, and moved on to obtain a Juris Doctor degree at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University School of Law in 2018. While in a civil rights clinic at Duquesne University, she helped to organize and participate in a large scale expungement and pardon workshop for individuals in Allegheny County. Karissa discovered while in law school that personal injury law was her passion, and started working for a Pittsburgh-area civil law firm during her first year of study. Having lived with her mother in Pennsylvania from childhood, Karissa was inspired to settle down in Pittsburgh to pursue her dream career as an attorney.

Karissa has a deep understanding of how her practice can benefit the people of Pennsylvania. She has completed several clinics and internships around civil rights and meaningful research with practices in and around Pittsburgh. Volunteering with election protection is one way Karissa stays connected to her community.

Additionally, Karissa holds many forms of recognition from national organizations. For example, Karissa was awarded Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Lawyer in the Field of Personal Injury from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2020. She also received First Place National Moot Court Champion in 2017 from the George Washington School of Law.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Nursing Home Abuse
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Thompson Law Firm
Current
Attorney
Mielnicki & Stiffler, LLC
Current
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judith F. Olson, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Education
Duquesne University School of Law
J.D. (2018)
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University of Pittsburgh
B.A. (2015)
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Awards
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Lawyer in the field of Personal Injury
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
First Place National Moot Court Champion
George Washington School of Law
Harold H. Greene, Joyce Hens Greene National Security Moot Court Competition
Abraham Helman & Anna Helman Memorial prize
Abraham Helman & Anna Helman Memorial prize
Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Thompson Law Firm
16165 N. 83rd Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
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Mielnicki & Stiffler, LLC
429 Fourth Ave
#1002
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: (724) 317-8587
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)