Attorney Cynthia L. Murphy

In Memory of Cynthia L. Murphy

Senior Partner

Cynthia L. Murphy was a senior partner at Murphy Johnson & Trampe S.C. at the time of her passing on March 25th, 2012. Ms. Murphy primarily focused on family law matters with the firm.

She had vast experience in jury trials as a public defender at the beginning of her career, which included acquittals in homicide trials.

Cynthia Murphy was known for her her dedication to clients, taking on the most challenging issues, and giving back to the community. Her spirit, perseverance, and commitment to hard work live on at Murphy Johnson & Trampe.


University of Wisconsin Law School
Degree: JD – Juris Doctor
Graduated: 1978

State Bar of Wisconsin

Admitted June 16, 1978

Murphy Johnson & Trampe S.C.

Joined law firm: 1985

Areas of practice: Divorce, legal separation, child custody and support, maintenance (spousal support), post-judgment modification

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Wisconsin member

Racine County Bar Association — Volunteer of the Year, 1999

Women’s Resource Center — board member

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin — board member