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Joseph Murphy

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Phone: (412) 586-4131

310 Grant St #3309
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Joe graduated from Duquesne University Law School in 1998 with distinction.

Joe has practiced Immigration Law for 18 years. Joe’s legal arguments have been incorporated into a number of published opinions on subjects as diverse as real estate law and consumer protection law. Joe has been published twice in Juris Magazine.

Joe clerked for Justice Russell M. Nigro on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and worked in private practice after graduating from law school.

When starting in private practice, Joe envisioned a law firm that would provide a friendly, comfortable, supportive, and safe environment for his clients. Allegheny Immigration Group is the realization of that vision.

Joe is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Joe has been recognized for providing pro bono legal services to underprivileged clients.

During his free time, Joe enjoys time with his wife and two sons, gardening, and fishing.

Education

J.D., Duquesne University Law School, 1998

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Client Reviews
★★★★★
I was amazed by how supportive the experience was. They took the time to explain every step of the process, what was needed, and how they were going to accomplish it. They didn't just tell me what to do, they explained the process and gave me options. I was never left in the dark, which made the whole experience very low stress. E.S.
★★★★★
Joe represented me on an asylum case in San Francisco. They day I met him he took out a business card and wrote his personal cell phone number on the back. He told me to feel free to call or text any time I wanted to. I tried it and he wasn't kidding. That sort of concierge style lawyering was a real joy. S.K.
★★★★★
Right after the repeal of DOMA, Joe represented me and my partner on one of Pennsylvania's first immigration cases based on same sex marriage. It was new at the time, and we weren't really sure it would work, Joe reassured us and explained how and why I had the right to file for a green card for my partner - and he made every word he told me come true. The green card was issued about 5 months later. M.M.