- J.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2007
Marlene A. Murphy joined the Shepard Broad College of Law in June 2015 as an instructor in the Critical Skills Program. She currently teaches Elements of Legal Analysis (ELA), an upper level skills course in the Shepard Broad College of Law’s Critical Skills Program (CSP). She also teaches in the 3L and 4L pre-bar preparation programs, and provide academic support for all students in the areas of study skills, critical reading and legal writing.
Prior to joining the Shepard Broad College of Law in a full-time capacity, Ms. Murphy was a Florida Bar Auxiliary Program (FBAP) coach where she had much interaction with students and staff while she was mentoring law school graduates in preparation for the Florida Bar Exam. While an FBAP coach, Ms. Murphy spent many years at Strayer University, most recently as Campus Dean and earlier in her tenure as a Faculty member.
Early on in Ms. Murphy’s professional career, she was an attorney and sole practitioner at the Law Offices of Marlene A. Armstrong, P.A. where she represented clients in foreclosure defense, family law and probate matters. Prior to that, she was an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of Mair, Mair & Associates, P.A. where she focused on civil litigation matters, wrongful termination, and breach of contract. Ms. Murphy is also a graduate of Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica and practiced law in Jamaica. Between 1997 and 2002 she worked as legal counsel for three (3) government agencies, namely the Administrator Generals Office, the Office of the Trustee in Bankruptcy and the Jamaica Customs Department.
For detailed information, please refer to her attached resume.