Criminal & Family Law Attorney

Angel Murphy is the Founding Partner of The Murphy Law Firm, LLC. As a licensed Maryland attorney and passionate advocate, Angel takes a personal approach to lawyering by devising a creative legal strategy for each client and for each case. Angel enjoys helping her clients face and overcome their legal challenges. She identifies with her clients, and will work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome. Angel focuses her practice in criminal law and family law. Specifically, Angel handles matters involving drug possession, DUI/DWI, traffic citations, handgun charges, divorce, child visitation, child support, alimony, domestic violence, and custody. Angel holds a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law and a Bachelor’s from the University of Florida in Criminology and Sociology. While pursuing her law degree, Angel worked at the Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Child Protection Section of the Family Services Division at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Angel served in Howard University School of Law’s Criminal Justice Clinic, and represented clients in criminal cases before D.C. Superior Court. Prior to building her own practice, Angel served as a Corporate Finance Division law clerk for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a judicial law clerk for a prominent Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge. In both positions Angel managed a case docket of over 1,000 matters; made over 200 final recommendations on legal issues and motions; and drafted several legal opinions. In her free time Angel enjoys giving back to the Maryland legal community by volunteering with her local bar associations and assisting in the fostering and development of community based rehabilitation opportunities for juveniles.

Bar Admissions

  • 2016 State Bar of Maryland (Active)
  • 2017 District of Columbia (Active)


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
B.A. - Bachelor of Arts - 2012
Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC 20008
J.D. - Juris Doctor - 2015

Career Highlights

  • Corresponding Secretary - J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association - 2016
  • Maryland State Bar Association - Member - 2016
  • Prince George's County Bar Association - Family Division Member - 2016
  • National Bar Association - Greater Washington Chapter - 2015
  • Washington Bar Association - Member - 2015


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