Valerie Lee Murphy

Valerie Lee Murphy

Dedicated Exclusively to Family Law
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Valerie L. Murphy is a native Southern Californian who joined the Law Office of Heather Cullen as an Attorney in early 2008. Attorney Murphy's legal focus is on family law matters including divorce, termination of domestic partnerships, custody and visitation, establishment of parental relationships (paternity), domestic violence, division of community property, child support and spousal support. Attorney Murphy has extensive experience and personal knowledge with issues regarding the United States Military and Family Law. Her experience includes issues relating to divorce, child and spousal support, the Soldier and Sailors Relief act, as well as application of Federal regulations in a family law matter Attorney Murphy has over 20 years of experience in family law. She started her legal career as a legal assistant in 1993 before becoming an attorney in 2005. Her legal career has continuously focused on matters involving family law, and she takes great care in providing for clients' legal and emotional needs. Attorney Murphy has extensive legal experience that has been obtained in the private sector with private law firms located in the Riverside area as well as the public sector with the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services. Attorney Murphy earned her Juris Doctor Degree from California Southern Law School, where she graduated in the top 1% of her class. She also completed her bachelor's degree in the area of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino. Following her excellence as a student and graduate of California Southern Law School, the law school invited her to teach and she is now a professor of community property at California Southern Law School. Attorney Murphy is currently an active member of State Bar of California. She licensed to practice law in the State of California as well as the U.S. District Court Central District of California.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
The Law Office of Heather Cullen
- Current
Education
California State University, San Bernardino
B.A. | Political Science
California Southern, School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
Honors: Top 1% of Class
Awards
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
5.0 Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 10 Best Family Law Attorney in California
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Top 10 Law Firm re: Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Client's Choice
Avvo.com
Inland Empire Magazine
Senior Associate Attorney at Top Attorney Law Firm
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 239782
Member
- Current
Riverside County Bar
Member
- Current
San Bernardino County Bar
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Real Property, Legal Seminar, Riverside, CA
California Southern, School of Law
Community Property Charges and Credits, Legal Seminar, Riverside, CA
California Southern, School of Law
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Contact & Map
Riverside
4094 Chestnut Street
Riverside, CA 92501
USA
Telephone: (951) 715-4632
Fax: (951) 715-4601
Temecula
28465 Old Town Front Street
Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
USA
Telephone: (951) 715-4632
Fax: (951) 715-4601