A Tradition of
Legal Excellence
for 50 Years.



For over 50 years, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP has been providing legal excellence to businesses, families and individuals. We value building long-lasting relationships with our clients and we are dedicated to protecting and preserving what is important to them.
At CPM, we foster collaborative, innovative problem solving and are structured to leverage the expertise of all our staff in order to provide the individual attention our clients have come to expect. Although each of our practice areas addresses its own unique matters, our clients understand that CPM can support multiple legal issues and will serve as a trusted partner through complex business and personal circumstances.

Our Practices

We help our clients weigh risks and make decisions that protect what they’ve
worked hard to build.


Articles &News

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Legislative and regulatory mandates relating to cybersecurity for businesses are ever increasing. This reflects a growing concern over unlawful appropriation and misuse of a company’s sensitive information about its business, intellectual property, and customers, and information of third parties with whom the company does business or has contractual relationships. Many states already have statutes with […]

Family Law

Preparing For Mediation

Mediation is the process by which a neutral third party, the mediator, facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to help them reach a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute. In a divorce case, reaching an agreement with your spouse via mediation , as opposed to extended litigation where a judge determines the outcome of your case, […]

Articles & News
Business Law

Tee It Up for Success

Golf instructors and PGA pros will tell you that the key factor in a consistent and repeatable golf swing is the set-up. The alignment of the ball, the club and the player is the basis for everything that follows. If the ball is too far forward, too far back, too far away, or too close, […]


How Private Is Your Home in the Age of Alexa?

Alexa. Cortana. Siri. Odds are good that you own devices connected to at least one of these voice-activated digital assistants. A phone in your pocket. A laptop on your desk. Perhaps a smart TV or an Amazon Echo sitting somewhere in your home. Convenient to use, perhaps, but also omnipresent.

Firm News & Events


CPM’s Bicycle Club to participate at Pelotonia 17

Date: August 4-6, 2017
We will be cheering on members of our CPM Bicycle Club who will be participating in Pelotonia 17. All for ONE GOAL….to END CANCER!

Central Ohio BWPC 2017-2018 Kick-off Meeting

Date: August 17, 2017 , 8:00 to 9:30
“Corporate Branding Strategies” Featuring Brad Circone, Circone & Associates , BMI Federal Credit Union Dublin, Ohio

Carl Aveni to Present @ NBI’s Continuing Education Seminar, “Hearsay, Email, Business Records and Social Media in the Trenches!

Date: September 28, 2017, 8:30 to 4:30 | Location : Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus, Polaris

Alan Acker to present at the Ohio State Association on Fiduciary Income (CLE)

Date: September 7, 2017 | Location : Bailey Cavalieri

Alan Acker to present at the Ohio State Bar Association of Fiduciary Income (CLE)

Date: September 20, 2017 | Location : Ohio State Bar Association