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    Caitlin E. Murphy, Esq. is a Senior Associate with the Law Offices of Mark Sherman. Attorney Murphy joined the firm in 2019 as a Certified Legal Intern. In 2020, after passing the Connecticut Bar Exam and becoming licensed, she continued on as an associate attorney. Since then, she has appeared in courthouses across the State of Connecticut representing individuals in a variety of matters from misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, to restraining orders, as well as before several Connecticut administrative agencies including the Department of Motor Vehicles and Department of Children and Families. Since her licensure, Caitlin’s advocacy has led to the dismissal of over 100 criminal cases.

    In 2017, Caitlin received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Quinnipiac University, summa cum laude. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, in 2020 from the Quinnipiac University School of Law with Honors concentrations in Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and Criminal Law and Advocacy.

    Caitlin is the Chair of the Firm’s Restraining Order Practice Group and has appeared in courthouses all over the state of Connecticut in connection with both prosecuting and defending Family Court and Civil Court restraining orders and the various motions that go along with them. 

    Additionally, Caitlin is the Chair of the Firm’s Department of Motor Vehicles Practice Group appearing regularly before the DMV to contest per se suspensions following arrests for Driving Under the Influence.

    Professional & Bar Association Memberships & Awards

    • Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2022, 2023
    • State of CT: Member since 2020 
    • State of NY: Member since 2021
    • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut: Member since 2021 
    • The Fairfield County Bar Association: Women in the Law Committee Co-Chair
    • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 

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    • Foundations of Evidence for Connecticut Attorneys, Fairfield County Bar Association January 19, 2024
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