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Michael J. Murphy Speaks on Ethics


Attorney Michael J. Murphy recently spoke at a continuing legal education seminar presented by ALFA International, the Global Legal Network.  The seminar Ethics and Best Practices for Handling and Resolving Litigation was held February 7, 2013 in New York City.  Mr. Murphy spoke on Key Factors to Determine Whether and When to File Substantive Motions. 

The ALFA International seminar panel consisted of seasoned litigators and experienced claims executives from across the United States who addressed ethical, legal, practical and strategy issues that often arise both before and after litigation commences.  The speakers offered their perspectives on best practices for handling and resolving claims and disputes that involve risks and matters for which insurance coverage is or may be available.

Carter Conboy served as the accredited New York State Continuing Legal Education provider to participants of the seminar. 

Michael J. Murphy is a partner at Albany’s Carter Conboy.  Mr. Murphy is a trial attorney handling complex litigation with an emphasis on employment law. He maintains an active trial practice in state and federal courts as well as before the EEOC and the New York State Division for Human Rights.  He is regularly retained by leaders in business, government and the professions to represent their interests in sensitive, high profile litigation and investigations. Mr. Murphy is a member of the Rules Committee for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.  He has served as Chair of Merit Selection and Recertification Panels for United States Magistrate Judges.  Mr. Murphy is currently Chair of ALFA International and Past President of the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association.

ALFA International is a premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA is the oldest and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks, consisting of 145 member firms throughout the world. ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cot-efficient legal services globally.  The ALFA model enables member firms to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms.  ALFA clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community. 

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