Competent, Compassionate, Experienced

Expert legal counsel services in the areas of business counseling, estate counseling, intellectual property and a variety of equine services.



Experienced Excellence

Stephen Murphy is an attorney licensed to provide legal services in Ohio and Kentucky. Steve has offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, KY. Steve provides a full range of legal and business services. As a licensed attorney and owner of Stephen T. Murphy Law LLC, Steve focuses his practice on small business, family estate counseling, intellectual property, as well as equine law. He prides himself in aiding the growth and success of all of his clients, no matter what the size of the project.

Personal attention is a priority. He will take the time to focus on individuals unique needs and help individuals, families, and businesses simplify the complex legal issues of everyday life. Whether it's forming a new LLC, filing for federal patent or trademark protection, preparing estate documents, drafting or receiving contracts, Steve works with every client individually.

Having academic degrees in Chemical Engineering and Law, and having full or partial ownership in a variety of businesses, Steve brings an extensive range of legal and business experience to his private practice. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Magna Cum Laude from Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

A Chemical Engineer for 17 years in industry, including the Proctor and Gamble Company, Steve was offered a chance to move into the P&G Patent Division. Steve attended Chase College of Law, while continuing his career, and raising his family. He then, moved into the legal group. In his tenure at Procter and Gamble, Steve practiced intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets), contract and business law.

Clients range from individuals and families organizing and documenting their estate protection needs, to start up businesses seeking legal guidance on formation of their business entity, to large international corporations seeking patent, trademark, copyright strategic practice. There is no case too small or large for Stephen T. Murphy Law, LLC. Steve will work with any individual or company looking to have expert services at a reasonable cost.

A Kentucky and Ohio Licensed Attorney and a Registered U.S. Patent Attorney.



Our Office Ensures Quality

From your very first step in our Cincinnati office to the the final resolution of your case, our team guarantees that all of your needs will be handled with care. We set out to give each client the attention your situation requires, and we won’t give up until we reach the desired results. Come in and meet our team to see their determination, passion, and outstanding professional abilities.


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The Right Choice For All Legal Needs

At Stephen T. Murphy Law, LLC., we are a new kind of law firm for a changing world. Steve is consistent, patient and professional, giving each new case the attention it deserves. An integral part of our services is to work closely with our clients so that fully understand his or her legal situation so they are fully involved in making the right decisions with respect to their legal needs.



With a background in various aspects of law, since the firm’s founding, Stephen T. Murphy Law, LLC. has accepted that the best way to help our clients’ unique legal challenges is for us to understand our clients’ business and industry. So completely that the client fully understands their individual situation. Read on to learn more about our practice areas, and call today.



Consultation is available to every new client.


Whether a start-up or well-established small business,Steve will take the time to focus on your unique needs and help individuals, families, and small businesses deal with the complex legal issues encountered in course of doing business. Steve is dedicated to helping small business owners maximize their opportunities and providing guidance to those who have an idea and are just getting started through:

Business/Corporate Structuring
General Business Advice
Intellectual Property Law and Management
Trade Secrets
Brand Protection


Planning for the unexpected or the inevitable, like incapacity or death, can be a difficult and even extremely uncomfortable. But it is tremendously important in preparing loved ones for planning final preparations. I am committed to helping you create a plan to manage and protect your assets now and preserve them for the future.

Take comfort in knowing you and your loved ones can be protected through family estate services including:
Powers of Attorney
Living Will
Asset Protection Planning
Probate Avoidance
Business Cessation Plans
Other family relations law issues


Stephen T Murphy Law assists clients in all phases of intellectual property management – counseling clients on IP strategy, managing the prosecution and maintenance of global IP portfolios, and assisting clients in IP transnational matters.

Patent Law
Trademark Law
Copyright Law
Corporate Trade Secret Law
IP Transactions
Multiparty Developemnt Agreements
Interactive Media & Internet Law
Computer Systems & Software Development
Entertainment/ Art Law
Advertising Law


Equine law, the practice of law related to all aspects of horses, horse-related activities and industries, horse businesses, horse organizations, and horse facilities. Horses are unique in the law in that they can, under different circumstances, fill the role of a piece of personal or livestock property, a vehicle, an athlete, and others. Much as with entertainment or homeowners association law, equine law can be described as a general practice with a particular type of client.

Preparing and reviewing equine related contracts
Sales and Transfer agreements
Disputes related to horse transactions and injuries
Tax and immigration issues for horse industry worker


Meet Those We’ve Represented, and Hear What They Have to Say


"At age 79, I decided it was time to get my estate documents together.  Steve fixed me up with everything I needed for the rest of my life.  He was able to determine what I needed by asking a few questions.  It was easy, and I'm so grateful.  I sleep a lot easier now." Bob H., Cincinnati


1329 E Kemper Rd #4100C, Cincinnati, OH 45246, USA

O: (513) 551-5033

F: (513) 671-0183


Stephen T. Murphy Law, LLC



O: (513) 551-5033

F: (513) 671-0183


1329 E Kemper Rd #4100C, Cincinnati, OH 45246, USA

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