Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White Hon. Joseph F. Murphy (Ret.) Wins Prestigious Eney Award

    Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White Hon. Joseph F. Murphy (Ret.) Wins
                            Prestigious Eney Award

PR Newswire

BALTIMORE, Aug. 14, 2012

BALTIMORE, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White
member the Hon. Joseph F. Murphy (Ret.) became the twenty-third recipient of
the H. Vernon Eney Endowment Fund Award. The Maryland Bar Foundation presented
the award on June 15, 2012.

The Maryland Bar Association presents the award to an individual who has
"demonstrated outstanding leadership in working to improve government and the
administration of justice." Past winners include U.S. Senator Benjamin L.
Cardin, Gov. William Donald Schaefer, and the Hon. Robert C. Murphy.

"Judge Murphy joins the extraordinary list of honorees who have made a lasting
contribution to the law and our lives," said Steven D. Silverman, Managing
Partner of Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White. "Judge Murphy challenges us,
inspires us, and through his hours of service makes the world a better place.
We continue to be honored that he is a member of our firm."

Since his arrival Judge Murphy has significantly expanded Silverman Thompson's
mediation efforts.

The firm is a 4,500-square-foot "state-of-the-art" mediation suite in the
penthouse of its building.

Judge Murphy was appointed to the Baltimore County Circuit Court in 1984 and
then the Court of Special Appeals in 1993, where he became chief judge in

In 2007, he was named to the Court of Appeals.

Prior to his work on the bench, Murphy practiced as a staff attorney for Legal
Aid, served as an assistant state's attorney for Baltimore City and was a
partner at the Towson firm White & Murphy.

Judge Murphy has taught evidence at University of Baltimore School of Law
since 1974 and trial practice at University of Maryland since 1984.

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firm by Martindale-Hubbell, is widely regarded as one of the premier
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extraordinary success for their clients across Maryland and throughout the
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Each of our seasoned attorneys spends hundreds, if not thousands of hours in
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