Nora Murphy is an attorney practicing family law with Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny. 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 Bachelors of Science degrees 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 has continued to practice family law, working on all matters relating to divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption.
Nora and her husband have chosen to raise their family in Howard County, living in the beautiful and vibrant Village of Wilde Lake for five years, and recently moving to Ellicott City with their young son and five rescue pets. Nora has been looking for an opportunity through which she may be able to assist the community she loves, and is thrilled to be considered to serve on the Board of OhanaHC.