Planning for the ones you love is one of the most important actions you can take. We are here to guide you.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

When the unexpected happens it can become complicated, quickly. We are here to help you through this.


Success in business requires attention to detail and experienced advisors. Let us help you succeed.


Law governing real estate is highly regulated and it is very important to get it correct. We have years of experience handling tough real estate issues.

Jayne –

"Bill became our friend, as well as our lawyer My husband, Dan's brain was severely injured in a motorcycle accident in 2008. He passed away this January. Over the years, Bill has filed four different lawsuits to force our insurance company to pay for benefits. Bill...

Anonymous –

"He was easy to work with, kept me informed, and At 16 years old I was thrown out of the back of my friend's car when he made a bad turn. I broke every bone in my back and had surgery that left me with a long scar. My friend's insurance company refused to pay a fair...

Fred –

"My wife and I are very pleased with Bill's representation I had just retired and was looking forward to the many recreational activities my wife and I enjoyed when an uninsured driver pulled in front of us at 55 mph, causing a major problem with my right leg. I had...

Anonymous –

"Bill stood with us and forced them to My 10 year old daughter and I were in a 7-car terrible crash on the "S" curve in Grand Rapids. The insurance companies of the other individuals attacked us and the difficult time we had recovering. Bill stood with us and forced...

Robert –

"I was so pleased I was so pleased with how fast Mr. Murphy resolved my case. I would recommend to anyone."

Fred –

"I would highly recommend you! Bill, I wanted to let you know how please I am that you helped me in my case against my own insurance company. I would highly recommend you to represent all persons with these types of matters. I wish you many more years of helping...

Matthew S. –

"Exceeded my expectations! Attorney Reed helped me with the planning and development of my company. I could tell from the start that Phil cared about the success or failure of my business. It was great being able to talk with him without having to worry about being...

Jeff M. –

"Great guy! Phill goes the extra mile to get it done. He always returns calls and is very easy to talk to."

Jim P. –

"Great council! My company has used Reed Law multiple times for support that has varied in complexity and topic. Whether we inquire about succession and estate planning, real estate, or labor laws, we receive answers to our questions quickly and at an AFFORDABLE cost....

Ryan B. –

"Top Notch! I normally would never write a review. But I feel like it would be unfair for me not to recommend Phil to anyone, including my peers. He is top notch, very through, professional, and has honest pricing. Do not hesitate working with him, you will not regret...

Mark –

"In April 2015, I was in a serious motorcycle wreck that led me to be hospitalized for a few days. After coming home, Mr. Murphy drove to my house and we discussed the accident. From that day on, he has been wonderful. He made it a point to stay in contact with me,...

Ruth –

"Usually when I read testimonials I am still skeptical of their authenticity but I hope after reading this you will know Mr. Murphy is the right lawyer for you. However, with that being said, I chose Mr. Murphy as my lawyer and he went 200% above my expectations. He...

Lon –

"Following my accident in 2011, good friends recommended that I contact Ford & Murphy Law. It was great advice. After meeting with Bill at our home we knew we had made the right decision to call. Bill and Jim worked well together to solve some complicated issues...

Dan and Jayne D. –

"August 7th 2008, a wonderful day, warm and sunny, a good day for a motorcycle ride. All of a sudden my life is changed forever. A car ran a stop sign and then stopped in front of me. The next thing I know it is 8 weeks later. When I woke up my first thoughts were of...

Darcy R. –

"I lost my balance and my leg went through the entry door of my friend’s apartment building. The door did not have safety glass and I was cut badly and left with a terrible scar on my leg. No one would take my case until a friend told me about Ford & Murphy. Bill...

Lacey K. –

"My son was five years old when a neighbor’s dog bit him in the face for no reason. I will never forget how he looked when I took him to the hospital. The doctors did the best they could to repair his face. Ford & Murphy filed suit for us. They worked out a...

Brian S. –

"I’m writing to say “Thank you!” to the law office of Ford and Murphy, P.C. for the successful result of the personal injury litigation they recently handled for my family. Attorney William Murphy took my case, which was not an easy one, and pursued it vigorously. Mr....

Randy G. –

"A devastating motorcycle accident on July 4th 2010 necessitated my search for legal representation. As is the case with most of their clients, my decision to contact the law firm of Ford & Murphy was based solely upon the experience and referral of a close...

Greg D. –

"When it came to navigating the warzone of insurance liability claims following a MVA with an underinsured motorist, I was lost. With no idea of what to do or who to turn to for help, my wife and I prayed, believing that the Lord would lead us to the right place for...

Jeff –

"I sustained some serious injuries as the result of a drunk driver who had passed out behind the wheel and rear ended my car. My head injury made clear and cognitive thought very challenging. As well, I had a lot of physical problems that impeded my mobility. I wasn’t...

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Practice Areas

We’ll bring our expertise and years of experience to help you with your case.

Below are some of our areas of practice, click here for a more thorough list…

Business Law & Representation

Small business law and planning can be very confusing. We make it easy.

Traffic Accidents

Real Estate Services

Estate Planning

Personal Injury

Bankruptcy Law

Wrongful Death Cases

Dramshop Action & MIP

Mergers & Acquisitions


At Murphy & Reed we are dedicated to providing superior legal services in real estate, estate planning, small business law, bankruptcy, personal injury, and minor in possession representation. At Murphy & Reed Law, understanding your issues, listening to your concerns, and communicating the law to you in “plain English” is essential for dealing with important and challenging legal issues. Murphy Reed PLC provides personal attention with technology that fits your everyday life. Respect for your concerns, your business, your ideas, your opinions, and your finances sets us apart from the large, impersonal law firms. Detailed focus and communication are the keys to exceeding your legal expectations and Reed Law takes this seriously.

Serving the greater Kalamazoo area, we meet with our clients at an initial interview to determine if we are the right fit for you, and you for us. We believe in trust and lasting relationships, and if either party lacks trust, a strong sustainable relationship can not grow.

At the initial meeting, we discuss your individual legal situation. After the initial interview, a complete analysis of the potential causes of action and remedies is provided and discussed in plain English. Murphy Reed Law PLC believes that each client needs to understand the law relevant to them and needs to understand potential strategies that maybe available. Regardless of your legal issue, whether it is real estate law, estate planning, business law, bankruptcy, or personal injury, we strive to keep every client continually informed and updated throughout the legal process.

Murphy Reed Law believes that every client should have access to legal services and we are dedicated to providing “Open Pricing” for our clients. Many people are afraid to contact an attorney due to the potential cost, but we believe that you should not worry about contacting your attorney. Murphy Reed Law believes in value pricing, and wants every client to know what the costs will be. There will not be any surprises when it comes to the services we provide. We believe in relationships and value, not billable hours.

Murphy Reed Law is committed to serving clients intelligently and diligently and has a desire to “Do what’s right, because it’s right”.


Murphy & Reed have been representing clients in Michigan for many years. They are trusted by other attorneys who regularly refer cases to their firm. They offer a level of service to their clients that makes them feel like they are a part of the Murphy & Reed family. They are small by choice, but have the resources necessary to fully pursue any claim on behalf of the deceased. Our clients trust us with the most intimate details of their lives and allow us the privilege to serve their needs during a time of grieving and anger. Our law firm is dedicated to making sure that you have all of the information you need about Michigan Wrongful Death cases so that you can make an intelligent choice on who will represent the deceased’s best interests.

Murphy Reed Law is an experienced real estate attorney and business attorney. Additionally, Murphy Reed Law is excited to help protect your family by providing in-depth estate planning, including wills, trusts, and power of attorneys.

We have launched this site as a resource guide for our clients to better understand the legal process and be reassured in their decision to hire a local, caring law firm.


William Murphy



Bill Murphy has more than 30 years of experience in preventing insurance companies from taking advantage of accident victims. His compassion for accident victims and their families has him one of the most respected attorneys in Southwest Michigan.

Phillip Reed



Phillip Reed earned his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was in the top 3% of my class. He received the Eugene Krasicky Award for outstanding work for the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review Board and was a member of the Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution National Team. He focused his legal education on business and negotiation strategies and tactics. Prior to attending law school, he was the vice president of a small mortgage brokerage firm in Kalamazoo Michigan and have been a licensed real estate agent in the State of Michigan for the over 15 years.


We are Murphy & Reed PLC. We have a solid record for improving clients’ lives. Protecting the rights of injured persons and fighting for a safer Michigan. Our team of attorneys cares about each client individually and this community. If you’ve been injured or suffered the loss of a loved one, you will be able to speak directly with one of our well-qualified attorneys. We do not believe in call center receiving or intake personal that is often used by big TV firms. We understand that when you call you, need answers, and our team is here to provide them for you.


Our attorneys have decades of experience, have dealt with hundreds of cases, are highly regarded in the legal community, has a reputation that exudes excellence and are well known by insurance companies and insurance adjusters.


Representing our client is more important than a settlement’s bottom line. Murphy Reed Law represents each client with individual attention and the highest integrity found in this profession. Murphy & Reed believes that no case is too large or too small and strives to treat each client equally.


Murphy & Reed believes in personalized experience centered on you, the client. Ford & Murphy believes in improving its client’s lives through ethical and tenacious representation.



119 North Church Street, Suite 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Tel: (269) 342-9900
(269) 216-9976
Fax: (269) 342-0280

119 North Church Street, Suite 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Tel: (269) 342-9900
Fax: (269) 342-0280

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Murphy & Reed Law

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119 North Church Street Suite 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
 (269) 342-9900