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5th Annual Housing Court Judicial Forum Is Noteworthy

Recently, Attorney Murphy attended the 5th Annual Housing Court Judicial Forum, held at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Center (MCLE) in Boston, MA.  Among the distinguished panel of judges were the Honorable Anne Kenney Chaplin; Honorable Marylou Muirhead; Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Recently, Attorney Murphy volunteered at the Boston Bar Association’s Attorney for the Day Table at Boston Housing Court.  Attorney Murphy took on, pro bono, representation of a Dorchester family being evicted for non-payment of rent.  The family owed over $7000 … Continue reading

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Advocating between Landlords and Tenants

Yesterday, Attorney Murphy appeared in Cambridge District Court on behalf of a tenant facing eviction from her apartment of 15 years.  The tenant owed over $6500.00 in back rent.  Unfortunately, the tenant injured herself and has been unable to work … Continue reading

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Trial Success: Tenant’s Housing Rights Protected

This week, Attorney Murphy appeared in Chelsea District Court to defend his client, a tenant, at an eviction trial.  The tenant’s landlord filed an eviction action based on a violation of lease terms and sought $17,000.00 in damages.  Attorney Murphy … Continue reading

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Trial Success: Landlord’s Contractual Rights Protected

Last week, Attorney Murphy’s client received a favorable judgment from a bench trial in Boston’s Housing Court.  Attorney Murphy’s client, a landlord, sought eviction of his tenant after nearly six months of nonpayment of rent.  Upon assessing the merits of … Continue reading

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