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Kara A.T. Murphy

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Practice areas

  • Civil litigation
  • General practice
  • Insurance defense
  • Self-insured defense
  • Medical malpractice
  • Health and Hospital law
  • Municipal law

Bar admissions

  • Connecticut, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., cum laude, with honors in History, Lafayette College, 1992

Professional Associations

  • Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)
    Board of Governors & House of Delegates 2011–present
  • CBA Legislative Policy & Review Committee 2013- Present
  • CBA Audit Committee 2013- Present
  • CBA Standing Committee on Professional Ethics 2014-2015
  • CBA Nominating Committee, 2012
  • Fairfield County Bar Association (FCBA)
    Board of Directors, 2010–2014
    Co-Chair Women in Law Committee, 2009–2011
  • FCBA Co-Chair, Bench Bar Committee 2014 – 2015
  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
  • Defense Research Institute
    Women in the Law Subcommittee, 2010–present
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Publications

  • Author: “Pleading the Policy Limit as a Special Defense,” 1 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 167, 1995; cited in Jon Berk and Michael Jainchill, Connecticut Law of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage, section 7.9.3B (4th Ed. 2010)
  • Research Editor, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, 1995–1996.

Biography

  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Member, McKelvy Honors Program, Lafayette College, 1990-1992
  • Member: Fairfield Judicial District Grievance Committee, 2004–2010
  • Board of Trustees, Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, 2006–2007