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Michael C. Murphy, President/Attorney   Mike@murphyelderlaw.com

Mike is a South Bend elder law attorney who has spoken widely on elder law issues to older adults, nursing homes and continuing legal education programs for other lawyers.

  • 1991 - "Indiana Elder Law"
  • 1992 - "Planning Opportunities with Living Trusts in Indiana"
  • 1998 - "Estate Planning for the Professional"
  • 1998 - "Divorce and Remarriage for the Older Client"
  • 2003 - "Elder Law Miscellaneous"

He received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Notre Dame and has practiced law in South Bend since 1979. He is a member of the St. Joseph County and Indiana State Bar Associations, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Michiana Estate Planning Council.

Kevin M. Murphy, Chief Operating Officer/QIT Coordinator/Paralegal   Kevin@murphyelderlaw.com

Kevin began working with Mike in 2006. He has extensive experience in and assists clients with estate planning and administration, guardianships, trusts, probate matters, tax preparation and filing, asset preservation planning and Department of Veterans Affairs benefits.

Kevin received a B.S. in finance from Indiana University - South Bend.

Melanie J. Downs, Office Manager/Paralegal    Melanie@murphyelderlaw.com

Melanie began working with Mike in 2001. Melanie assists clients in implementing their Medicaid plans. Such assistance includes: gathering information, processing the Medicaid application and attending the Medicaid application meeting with the Medicaid caseworker.

In 1990, she received her Paralegal Degree from Indiana University - South Bend.

Brian T. Murphy, Paralegal  Brian@murphyelderlaw.com

Brian began working with Mike in 2014. Brian assists clients in implementing their Medicaid plans. Such assistance includes: gathering information, processing the Medicaid application and attending the Medicaid application meeting with the Medicaid caseworker.

Brian received a B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Indiana University - Bloomington. Brian also received a B.S. in Biology from Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Dishione Williams, Paralegal  Dishione@murphyelderlaw.com

Dishione began working with Mike in 2004. She assists with scheduling appointments, preparing correspondence and various estate planning and meets with clients so they may sign their estate planning documents. Dishione has extensive customer service experience and enjoys helping people.

Lisa Filippone, Receptionist/Secretary  Lisa@murphyelderlaw.com

Lisa joined the staff of Michael C. Murphy Elder Law PC in 2010. Lisa assists with scheduling appointments, preparing correspondence and various estate planning documents.


Michael C. Murphy Elder Law P.C.
Camdon Park on Hickory • 1001 Hickory Road, Suite 7B • South Bend, Indiana 46615
Phone: (574) 235-7950


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