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John C. Murphy

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Mr. Murphy is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Mr. Murphy handled the following cases: Maryland Overpak v. Baltimore, 395 Md. 15 (2006); City of Baltimore Development Corp. v. Carmel Realty Associates, 395 Md. 299 (2006); Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. Valsamaki, 397 Md. 222 (2007)

Practice areas 

Admitted 

  • Maryland, 1965

Education

  • New York University, LL.B., 1965
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.S., 1962

Associations and memberships 

  • Baltimore City Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Experience 

  • Assistant Attorney General and Counsel to the Maryland Department of State Planning, 1972 – 1977
  • Member, 1978 and Chairman, 1981 – 1985, Board of Trustees, Maryland Environmental Trust

Author

  • “The Special Nature of Historic Area Zoning,” Urban Land, July-August 1975
  • “Maryland’s State Land Use Program,” Maryland Bar Journal, July 1975
  • “The Unconscious Design of Cities,” Urban Land, February 1978
  • “Major Land Use Laws In Maryland,” National Business Institute, Inc., 1992
  • “Eminent Domain in Maryland,” National Business Institute, Inc., 2002
  • “Using a Real Estate Appraiser in Maryland,” National Business Institute, 2004

Adjunct Instructor

  • Institute of Urban Studies, University of Maryland, 1978 – 1983
  • School of Law, University of Maryland, 1981 – 1982