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Matthew Murphy

Vessell Bridges Murphy Law Offices


Matthew is a two-time graduate of University of Missouri earning a degree in civil engineering followed by his JD in 1998.  During his entire legal career he has been involved in the Missouri workers' compensation system.  For over ten years he represented injured claimants.  Thereafter, Matthew served as General Counsel to Missouri's Department of Labor and Industrial Relations followed by an appointment as a workers’ compensation Administrative Law Judge in 2008.  Since 2011, Matthew has been a founding partner with Vessell Bridges Murphy Law Offices, representing employers and insurance carriers before the Division of Workers’ Compensation.  They have offices in Columbia and Springfield, Missouri.