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Marlene Murphy

Marlene Murphy
ASP Professor of Practice


  • Master of Arts in Theological Studies, 2018
  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2007
Marlene A. Murphy joined the Shepard Broad College of Law in June 2015 as an instructor in the Academic Success and Professionalism Program. She currently teaches Elements of Legal Analysis (ELA I and II), an upper level skills course in the Shepard Broad College of Law’s Academic Success and Professionalism Program (ASP). She also mentors, coach and prepare law school graduates, enrolled in the Nova Bar Success Program, to take the Florida Bar Exams in February and July each year, 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, Professor Murphy spent many years at Strayer University, as the Academic Dean at the Fort Lauderdale campus and earlier in her tenure as a full-time faculty member and professor. Professor Murphy’s professional career in law began as 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 matters. After that she practiced as a sole practitioner at the Law Offices of Marlene A. Armstrong, P.A. where she represented clients in foreclosure defense, family law and probate matters. Professor Murphy is also a graduate of Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica and worked as legal counsel for several government agencies as well as private practice.
For detailed information, please refer to her attached resume.

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