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, […]

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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, […]


Lawyers Sanctioned for Unilaterally Terminating Deposition

Trial lawyers beware: Ongoing relevancy objections are no basis for terminating a deposition, according to one federal court. Even if the objecting lawyers believed that the questioning was intended to further discovery in an unrelated case, they risked sanctions by summarily ending the deposition. Instead, the lawyers should have expressly invoked Federal Rule 30, built […]

Firm News & Events



CONGRATULATIONS to TEAM CPM!! SECOND PLACE in the Division Two Category in the 2017 Dublin Corporate Challenge. We would like to thank our friends at Dublin Chamber of Commerce in Dublin, Ohio and the City of Dublin, Ohio USA . We had a great time competing and getting to know other businesses in the Dublin community.

Central Ohio BWPC Summer Networking Event

Date: July 27, 2017, 5:00 to 7:00 | Location: Harvest Pizzeria Dublin