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    We know the value of results, especially when the stakes are high. See how we’ve helped our clients.

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  • Intelligent Defense,

    Aggressive Litigation

    Our Worcester criminal defense attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience working for you.

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  • Trusted Advocacy,

    Dedicated Service

    We always keep your best interests at heart. Consider your family in good hands with our compassionate team.

    Family Law
  • Personal Attention,

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    We limit our case load so we can devote our time and energy to every case. Speak with us today.

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Family Law & Criminal Defense Attorneys In Worcester

Defending the Rights of Clients Throughout Worcester County

At Murphy & Vander Salm LLP, we take the rights and interests of our clients very seriously. We understand that you are most likely facing a life-changing event – and it can become increasingly frightening if you are unaware of your rights or legal options.

Tough Criminal Defense – Whether you have been arrested for the first time, are facing felonious criminal charges, or think you are the focus of a criminal investigation, all of these issues will require the attention of a skilled and experienced Worcester criminal defense lawyer from our firm.

Skilled Family Law Counsel – Matters of divorce, child custody, and child support are often some of the most emotional and challenging situations you may ever have to deal with. Our experienced Worcester divorce attorneys understand this, and give each client the compassionate and focused representation they need.

Call us at (508) 744-3038 to request a completely free and confidential consultation. We can discuss your case and begin to determine which legal options are available to you at this time.

If your future – and all that comes with it – is at stake, who do you want as your attorney? Do not settle for a lawyer who is willing to take the first deal from opposing counsel. You deserve to be represented by a real professional who does the meticulous research, thorough investigation, and persistent hard work that is necessary to fight for the best possible results.

Legal Advocates Who Care About Your Future

Our firm believes that most trials and negotiations can be won or lost based on the quality of a lawyer’s case preparation. We are fully prepared to expose weaknesses in the other side’s strategy and position in order to help you secure a positive outcome. Put the collective power of seasoned trial lawyers on your side of the aisle.

Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • MACDL
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Collaborative Insight We believe in working together as a unified team. By working collaboratively, each team member can bring unique critical thinking solutions to the table.

  • Strategic Approach To represent our clients effectively, we must have an effective strategy put into place. We are calculated, prepared, and primed to take action.

  • Personal Attention We purposely limit our caseload to make sure our clients receive one-on-one attention. We treat you like one of our own because you deserve it.

  • Trial Preparedness Our attorneys know the value of examining evidence, hiring investigators, and interviewing witnesses. We can go to court on your behalf at any moment.

  • Undisclosed

    $100,000 Theft Charges in Worcester Superior Court, Worcester, Massachusetts

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    A Handgun and Drug Possession Case in Worcester Superior Court

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    A Rape Case in East Brookfield District Court, East Brookfield, Massachusetts

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    Accusations of Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child in Central Massachusetts, Clerks Hearing

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    An Unarmed Robbery & Assault and Battery Case in Leominster District Court

Real Client Testimonials

“We retained Mr. Murphy twice in the last two years and each time we were highly impressed with his professionalism, reliability, and hard-working nature. He is incredibly dedicated and will aggressively pursue the best result possible for your case. Mr. Murphy is an outstanding lawyer who I would enthusiastically recommend to anyone.” – Former Client

The Murphy & Vander Salm LLP team has more than 50 years of trial-tested legal experience. Put our collective knowledge, talent, and legal savvy to work for you.

Skilled Trial Lawyers Who Are Prepared to Fight for You

Put Murphy & Vander Salm LLP in Your Corner!

Murphy & Vander Salm LLP is highly dedicated to diligent case preparation and aggressive representation. Our attorneys know the value of pursuing the best possible results and filing legally significant motions. We do whatever is in our professional and ethical reach to help increase your chances of securing an acquittal, dismissal, or reduction. Whether you need aggressive defense representation or you are in need of legal counsel for a family law matter, we will protect your interests intelligently and strategically.

Are you considering divorce? You need a strong legal advocate who has your best interests in mind. Our dedicated Worcester family lawyers take the time to learn about our clients and their unique goals, and work tirelessly to give them the tools for a bright future.

Have you been arrested? Our Worcester criminal defense lawyers can defend against a broad spectrum of serious criminal charges faced by adults, juveniles, and college students. If you or a loved one are facing charges in the Worcester County area, call us at (508) 744-3038 to request a confidential consultation.

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