The Honorable Stephen M. Murphy

San Francisco Superior Court

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San Francisco Superior Court, Department 8 Polk (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-3837

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Hon. Stephen Murphy is a judge on the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2016.

Judge Murphy is a Democrat.


  • J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law
  • B.A. from College of the Holy Cross


  • Sole practitioner at Private practice (1999 to 2016)
  • Partner at Bianco and Murphy (1992 to 1999)
  • Partner at Bianco, Brandi and Murphy (1992 to 1992)
  • Partner and Associate at Bianco, Brandi and Jones (1982 to 1991)
  • Law clerk at New Hampshire Superior Court (1981 to 1982)