Maryland Courts

Harris P. Murphy

County Administrative Judge, Kent County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, since September 22, 2017.

Phone: 410-778-7440

State's Attorney, Kent County, January 5, 2015 to September 22, 2017.

Assistant Public Defender, Kent County, 2004-14. Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Kent County, 2015-; Handgun Roster Board, 2016-17; Opioid Prevention Program, Kent County, 2016-.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 1968. Washington College, B.A. (humanities), 1993 (captain, varsity lacrosse team, 1993); University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1996. Law clerk to Judge Edward A. DeWaters, Jr., Baltimore County Circuit Court, 1995-96. Law clerk to Judge J. Frederick Price, Kent County Circuit Court, 1996. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1996; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1998; U.S. Supreme Court, 2001. Attorney. Partner, Flanagan & Murphy, L.L.C., 1997-98. Associate, Anderson, Coe & King, L.L.P., 1998-99. Sole practitioner, 1999-2000. Partner, Allewalt & Murphy, P.A., 2000-04. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1996-2010, 2017-. President, Kent County Bar Association, 2015-16 (member, 1996-; treasurer, 2012-14; president-elect, 2014-15). Member, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association, 2015-; National District Attorneys' Association, 2015-. Member, Advisory Board, Stevenson University, 1999-2001; Board of Directors, Sho'men Club, Washington College, 2003; Chester River Yacht and Country Club, 2007-13. Youth lacrosse coach, Cockeysville Recreation Council, 1994-96; Kent Youth Lacrosse, 1999, 2008, 2012, 2017. Lacrosse coach, Kent County High School, 1997-98, 2000-08. Certified lacrosse official, Southern Lacrosse Officials Association, 2012-14.

*Information courtesy of Maryland Manual Online