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Jon-Michael J. Murphy

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Jon-Michael J. Murphy joined Strause Law Group, PLLC in an Of Counsel position in 2012. He attended the University of Louisville where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Thereafter, he received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. While attending the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Jon-Michael worked as a law clerk for Bubalo, Hiestand & Rotman, PLC, a volunteer teacher for the Central High School Street Law Program, and volunteered in the Legal Aid Society's Self-help Clinic.

Prior to joining the Strause Law Group, PLLC, 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 the Strause Law Group in an Of Counsel position.

In his Of Counsel position at Strause Law Group, PLLC Jon-Michael represents clients in a variety of legal matters, including Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, Contract Drafting and Review, Company Formation, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, and Real Estate. 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. District 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

  • National Bar Association, 2018 to Present
  • Charles W. Anderson Bar Association, 2012 to Present