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

As Big Firms Exit Broker Pact, Investors Are Uneasy

  By Paul Sullivan Originally appeared in “The New York Times” on January 19, 2018. When a financial adviser leaves a firm, clients often get caught in the middle of what amounts to a messy divorce. A squabble now playing out in the wealth management industry suggests that many of those splits could get messier. Financial […]

Employment Law

Social Media in the Workplace… #OMG!

Alicia Nesline Shaw, Attorney, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP     Whether or not your business has a social media presence, your employees and customers definitely do. In the era of Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, a business that ignores what is posted on the internet about its employees, its services, or its products, is […]

Articles & News
Business Law

Coverage Issues for Non-Coverage Counsel: A Simple Primer for Issue-Spotting Some Complex Stuff (As Presented at the IADC 2018 Annual Conference)

By: Matthew S. Brown, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP and Timothy M. Jabbour, Esq., Tressler LLP     Insurance is pervasive. It exists in all that we do and everywhere we go. Without insurance, risk would often be untenable and all commerce would almost assuredly cease. Any property owner knows that they had to […]


Engaging Your Jury Through Creative Use Of Demonstrative Exhibits

By Carl A. Aveni II, Partner, Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP   It’s the seventh day of trial, and the novelty has definitely worn off.  Your expert is on the stand, methodically slogging through the minutiae of your case, but, frankly, nobody seems particularly excited about it.  The testimony has been reduced to a series […]

Firm News & Events


Central Ohio BWPC March Meeting

Date: March 15, 2018, 8:00-9:00 AM | Location: BMI Federal Credit Union, Dublin
Presented by Peter Margaritis, Business Management Consultant  & Business Leadership  Speaker, DBA The Accidental Accountant,  and Author of “Improv Is No Joke”

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP Nominated for 2018 Greater Powell Chamber of Commerce “Business of the Year”, Awards announced at Annual Meeting

Date: March 20, 5:30 PM | Location: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Africa Events Center, 4850 W. Powell Rd., Dublin

Brandon Borgmann to present at the Ohio State Bar Association: 2018 Ohio Elder Law Institute

Date: March 22-23, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM | Location: Doubletree by Hilton Columbus-Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus

Geoff Kunkler to present at BMI’s Free Financial Workshop: Asset Protection Planning

Date: March 24, 10:00 AM | Location: BMI Federal Credit Union, 6165 Emerald Parkway, Dublin