Nora Murphy is an attorney currently practicing franchise law with Plave Koch PLC.
Nora has resided in Howard County since she was six months old, attending Waverly Elementary School, Hollifield Station Elementary School, Patapsco Middle School, and finally Mount Hebron High School. She then earned a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management and Information Systems from the University of Maryland, College Park. After graduating from Maryland, Nora attended the George Washington University Law School, where she served as an editor of the George Washington University Law Review.
She completed an internship with the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, as well as participated in two legal clinics – the Domestic Violence Project and the Family Justice Litigation Clinic – through which she assisted low income individuals with their domestic violence, custody, and child support matters.
After law school, Nora served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan Souder in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County for two years. As a law clerk, she experienced a variety of complex civil and criminal cases. Upon completing her clerkship, Nora joined the Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins, PC in Ellicott City, focusing her practice on family law matters. Effective February 2019, the Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins, PC merged into Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, with whom Nora practiced family law, working on all matters relating to divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption, for several years.
Nora resides in Ellicott City with her husband, toddler, and five rescue pets. She is thrilled to assist the community she loves by serving on the Board of OhanaHC.