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Valerie Murphy

Certified Family Law Specialist

Divorce & Family Law, Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support

www.CullenandMurphy.com

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Valerie L. Murphy is a Senior Attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist who joined Cullen & Murphy as an Attorney in early 2008. Attorney Murphy's legal focus is on family law matters including divorce, termination of domestic partnerships, custody and visitation, establishment of parental relationships (paternity), domestic violence, division of community property, child support and spousal support.

Attorney Murphy has extensive experience and personal knowledge with issues regarding the United States Military and Family Law. Her experience includes issues relating to divorce, child and spousal support, the Soldier and Sailors Relief act, as well as application of Federal regulations in a family law matter

Attorney Murphy has over 27 years of experience in family law. She started her legal career as a legal assistant in 1993 before becoming an attorney in 2005. Her legal career has continuously focused on matters involving family law, and she takes great care in providing for clients' legal and emotional needs. Attorney Murphy has extensive legal experience that has been obtained in the private sector with private law firms located in the Riverside area as well as the public sector with the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services.

Attorney Murphy earned her Juris Doctor Degree from California Southern Law School, where she graduated in the top 1% of her class. She also completed her bachelor's degree in the area of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino. Following her excellence as a student and graduate of California Southern Law School, the law school invited her to teach and she is now a professor of community property at California Southern Law School.

Attorney Murphy is currently an active member of State Bar of California. She licensed to practice law in the State of California as well as the U.S. District Court Central District of California. Attorney Murphy is also a member of the Riverside County and San Bernardino County Bar Associations.

Attorney Murphy is a skilled attorney and an aggressive yet balanced advocate for her client. If you have any family law legal issues that you would like to discuss with Attorney Murphy or any of our lawyers, we invite you to contact our office today for a confidential consultation.

From our offices in Riverside, California, we represent clients throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, including the communities of Riverside, Eastvale, Norco, Corona, Temecula, Hemet, and Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, San Bernardino, Chino, Highland, Redlands and Rancho Cucamonga.
Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney at LawCullen & MurphyRiverside & Temecula, CA2008 - Present
ProfessorCalifornia Southern Law SchoolRiverside, CA2011-2019
School Degree Major Graduation
California Southern Law SchoolJ.D. Law School2005  
California State UniversityBachelor of ArtsPolitical Science2000
State / Court  
California State Bar 
  • State Bar of California

    United States District Court for the Central District of California        

    Riverside County Bar Association

    Riverside County Bar Association, Family Law Section

    San Bernardino County Bar Association        
  • Leading Lawyer        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2020

    Industry Leader        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2020

    Lawyer of Distinction        
    Lawyers of Distinction        
    2020

    Best of the Best        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2020

    Leading Lawyer        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2019

    Senior Attorney at Super Lawyer Firm        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2019

    Senior Attorney at Top Lawyer Firm        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2018

    Top 10% Law Firm in Country [Senior Attorney]        
    Lawyers of Distinction        
    2018

    Divorce Lawyer of the Year 2017-Riverside County [Firm Attorney]
    North America News
    2017

    Inland Empire Magazine
    Top Lawyer Law Firm (Attorney)
    2017

    Top 10% Law Firm in Country (Firm Attorney)
    Lawyers of Distinction
    2017

    Peer Review Rated
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2017

    Who's Who of the Inland Empire (Firm Attorney)
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2017

    Top 100 Lawyers (Firm Attorney)
    American Society of Legal Advocates
    2017

    Top 10 Family Law Firm (Client Satisfaction) [Firm Attorney]
    American Institute of Legal Counsel
    2017

    Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Law Lawyers [Firm Attorney]
    The National Advocates
    2017

    Leading Lawyers (Firm Attorney)
    Inland Empire Magazine
    2017

    10 Best Attorney re Client Satisfaction [Firm Attorney]
    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
    2017

    Top 10 Family Law Attorneys [Firm Attorney]
    American Jurist Institute
    2017

    Top 10 Best Attorney re: Client Satisfaction
    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
    2016

    Client Distinction Award        
    Martindale-Hubbell        
    2015

    Top 10 Law Firm re: Client Satisfaction        
    American Institute of Legal Counsel        
    2015

    Senior Associate Attorney at Riverside's Top Law Firm        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2015

    Client's Choice        
    Avvo        
    2014

    Preeminent Rating        
    Martindale-Hubbell        
    2014

    Senior Associate Attorney at Top Lawyer Firm        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2014

    Advanced Application of Community Property        
    Law Office of Heather Cullen        
    2014

    Senior Associate Attorney at Top Attorney Law Firm        
    Inland Empire Magazine        
    2013

    Outstanding Client Advocate        
    Law Office of Heather Cullen        
    2013

    Excellent Provider of Client Service        
    Law Office of Heather Cullen        
    2012
  • IRMO Smith (Name Modified for Anonymity) Wife received primary custody, child and spousal support. Division of Property was amicable. Wife received large buy out for interest in business. Attorney fees also awarded. IRMO Smith (Name Modified for Anonymity) Divorce granted. Permanent restraining order protecting client and child. Sole legal and physical custody to client. No spousal support paid by client. Child support and attorney fees payable by opposing party. Disclaimer: Lawyer case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken by the lawyer.

  • Cullen & Murphy
    Memorandum of Case Strategy re John Doe
    2019

    Superior Court of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities re Child Support Arrears        
    2019

    Superior Court of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Guardianship        
    2017

    Superior Court of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities re Dismissal of Action        
    2016

    Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities re Quash or Order and Change of Venue        
    2015

    Superior Court of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities re Division of Omitted Assets        
    2015

    State of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Point and Authorities re Attorney Fees and Sanctions        
    2014

    State of California, County of Riverside        
    Memorandum of Points and Authorities re Petitioner to Terminate Guardianship        
    2011
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Temecula, CA 92590
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Temecula, CA 92590


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