Patrick T. Murphy
In Cuyahoga County, call 216.861.4211
Patrick T. Murphy is a Partner in the firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co LPA in Northeast Ohio where he has focused his practice in personal injury litigation for over 27 years. His practice areas include nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, wrongful death and product liability.
Patrick Murphy received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Kent State University. He was awarded his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law where he was a vice chairman of the Moot Court Board of Governors.
He has been designated as an Ohio Super Lawyer since 2009 and as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers since 2011. In 2007 he was selected as a finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year by Public Justice for his efforts in obtaining a $52 million class action judgment for injured workers against the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubble.
Patrick is an active member in many trial organizations including Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers; Ohio Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; and the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group.
Pat recently served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Heart Association in Cleveland. He also served for many years as an officer and trustee of Cleveland’s West Side Irish American Club. For the last 32 years he has served as a Delegate, Deputy Director, Executive Director and now Director Emeritus of the United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland, a non-profit organization whose sole responsibility is the perpetuation and production of Cleveland’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.
Areas of Practice:
Education & Court Admissions:
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
United States District Court Northern District of Ohio 1987
United States Court of Claims 1991.
Associations & Memberships:
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
The Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Lake County Bar Association
Ashtabula County Bar Association
Leadership & Honors:
American Association for Justice, Trial Lawyers Care Committee
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer
Irish Legal 100, 2015 Honoree
Public Justice Foundation, 2007 Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist
Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Executive Director Emeritus
American Heart Association – Former Board Member – Lake/Geauga Heart Walk Leadership
Martindale Hubbell AV Rated
AVVO rating – Superb
Super Lawyer, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
On a Personal Note:
Pat is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling, especially to Ireland. He is currently working on a project that will archive Cleveland’s history and passion for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Celebration.