Harris P. Murphy

Harris is a graduate of Washington College, B.A. 1993 (Humanities) and The University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D. 1996. During his final year of law school, Harris switched to the evening program and worked during the day as the law clerk for The Honorable Edward A. DeWaters, Jr., Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. After graduating, Harris returned to Kent County and served as the law clerk for The Honorable J. Frederick Price in the Circuit Court for Kent County. Over most of the next 8 years, Harris maintained a general practice here in Kent County involving both civil and criminal litigation. From 2004, until being sworn in as State’s Attorney in 2015, Harris was an assistant Public Defender in Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties.