Murphy, Schmitt, Hathaway & Wilson is one of the largest and most recognized law firms in Northern Arizona. The attorneys in our firm focus their practice on matters involving trial work, personal injury, wrongful death, business representation, real estate, estate planning, appellate practice and insurance defense. Our attorneys have successfully represented a variety of individual and business clients over the past several decades and collectively they have over one hundred years of legal experience. They have distinguished themselves within the legal field and in their bar activities. Both Michael R. Murphy and Robert E. Schmitt are fellows in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and are certified by the State Bar of Arizona as specialists in the area of personal injury and wrongful death. Selmer D. Lutey, Michael R. Murphy and Robert E. Schmitt have each served as President of the State Bar of Arizona. Several of the past and present attorneys in our firm have also served as judges pro tem at the Arizona Court of Appeals and are founding fellows of the Arizona Bar Foundation. Our lawyers are frequent speakers and lecturers at seminars and other public programs.
Our attorneys have also been active in volunteer activities for state and local bar organizations and other community groups. Past and present service groups include serving as Chairman of the State Bar Client Protection Fund, Member of the Arizona Supreme Court Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, Member of the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, Lawyer Delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Member of the Yavapai County Bar Association, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Prescott Fine Arts Association, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Community Legal Services, YMCA, Prescott Little League, Boy Scouts of America, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Yavapai County, West Yavapai Guidance Clinic, and the Arizona State University Alumni Association.
All of our attorneys are members of the State Bar of Arizona and the Yavapai County Bar Association. Attorneys of the firm are also admitted to all State and Federal Courts in the State
of Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Murphy, Lutey, Schmitt & Fuchs has received the highest rating from the National Legal Directory Martindale-Hubbell® and has been selected for inclusion in its National Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.