murphySteven D. Murphy

Senior Attorney

400 S. Walnut Street, Suite 200
Muncie, IN 47305
765-216-0190 (direct)
765-288-3651 (main)
765-288-7068 (fax)

Steve has been a trial lawyer for most of his practice, representing a wide variety of clients in diverse areas of litigation. Mr. Murphy now serves primarily as a mediator and arbitrator and also represents several education and municipal clients.


Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute ResolutionEducation and Government, Intellectual Property and Technology



Wabash College (A.B., cum laude, 1973)
Duke University (J.D., 1976)


Bar Admissions



Admitted to Practice Before

United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


Articles and Seminars

ICLEF Seminars: Effectively Presenting Expert Testimony (2001); Conflicts of Interest and Disciplinary Actions (2002); School Law Seminar – Student Life (2004)



Indiana “Super Lawyer” – Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2012, 2016-2022


Memberships And Civic Involvement

America’s Hometown Band
Ball State University – Paralegal Advisory Board
Delaware Community School Educational Foundation
East Central Indiana Chamber Orchestra
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation, Board Member