Patrick H. Murphy
Attorney, Of Counsel
Patrick H, Murphy - Barber Law Firm
(501) 707-6131

Professional Experience
Patrick H. Murphy is a member of the firm’s Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group and Business and Corporate Law Practice Group. His practice includes advising corporate, individual and family clients on a broad range of tax, business and estate planning issues including specialized multi-generational wealth transfer; asset protection; preparation of wills and trusts; estate and trust administration; probate; tax dispute resolution; charitable planning; marital planning; and business succession planning. His practice also includes creating and advising an array of business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies and tax-exempt organizations on tax, governance, and compliance.

Prior to the practice of law, Patrick worked as an analyst for a prominent commercial real estate firm where he conducted market research and financial analyses for large real estate developments and investment properties. In 2007, he was one of several individuals selected for the management of the Rebsamen Trust Fund, a $5 million dollar student-managed investment portfolio at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Practice Areas

  • Tax and Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business and Corporate law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Asset Protection

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas

Professional Associations

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Keep Arkansas Beautiful, Board Member
  • Potluck Food Rescue for Arkansas, Board Member


  • LL.M., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas 2012
  • J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas 2011, cum laude
  • B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2007