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Thomas D. Murphy '73 Sworn In as MSBA President

School of Law alumnus Thomas D. Murphy was sworn in as President of the Maryland State Bar Association at its June annual meeting in Ocean City, Md. Murphy was joined by classmate Henry E. Dugan, Jr. '73, who was installed as President-Elect of the 23,500-lawyer bar association.

A 1973 graduate of the School of Law, Murphy, a Partner of Partner of Murphy & Mood, P.C., has been a Bar Association leader for many years. He has served as President of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Secretary and Member of the MSBA’s Board of Governors, Member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates, Member of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, and more. Presently a litigator with an emphasis on family law, Murphy was honored for his outstanding work by the Montgomery Bar Association with the Fifth Annual Professional Award in 1995. Murphy, who holds a Purple Heart Air Medal and Combat Infantryman badge, will be the first Vietnam veteran to lead the bar association.

Joining Murphy as a bar association officer, Henry E. Dugan, Partner of Dugan, Babij & Tolley, is also highly involved in the bar association community, including serving as a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the West Virginia Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. Among his other memberships include serving on the American College of Trial Lawyers, The American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice, and others. He was presented with the “A/V” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, publisher of the definitive directory of America’s leading lawyers.


Posted by Carrie Oleynik on June 7, 2010.

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