Pappas, Cox, Kimpel, Dodd  Levine,  Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Thomas J. Murphy, Partner

Thomas Murphy   E:
P: (315) 472-4481

Practice Areas
Personal Injury Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Family and Matrimonial Law
Criminal and Vehicle & Traffic Law Defense
Civil Rights Defense

Tom is a partner whose practice consists of personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, matrimonial and family law, criminal and vehicle & traffic law defense, and civil rights defense. Tom served for 20 years with the Syracuse Police Department and was chief in-house counsel for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. Tom also serves as an adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Onondaga Community College.

  • LeMoyne College, B.S., 1972
  • Syracuse University, Maxwell School, M.P.A., 1975
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1986

Bar Admissions

  • All New York State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Positions and Honors

  • 2009 recipient of the Onondaga County Bar Association Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award

Pappas, Cox, Kimpel,
Dodd & Levine, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
614 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
Tel 315-472-4481
Fax 315-472-8299
Copyright 2012-2018

Practice Areas
Business Law,
    Corporations & Partnerships
Civil Rights
Construction Law
Criminal Law
Debt Collection
Disability &
    Social Security Law
Elder Law
Employee Benefits
Estate Planning
Practice Areas Cont...
Family Law
Federal Court Practice
Insurance Subrogation
Matrimonial Law
Medicaid &
    Asset Protection Planning
Personal Injury
Probate &
    Estate Administration
Real Estate, Commercial
Real Estate, Residential
Vehicle & Traffic Law/DWI
Workers’ Compensation
Zoning & Land Use
C. Andrew Pappas
David S. Kimpel
P. Douglas Dodd
Benjamin D. Levine
Thomas Givas
David P. Doherty
Victor J. Hershdorfer
Thomas J. Murphy
Sherry R. Bruce