Updates

Eau Claire Community Leader, Bob McCoy Endorses Judge Murphy

A vote for Judge Murphy is a vote for justice, a vote for common sense, and a vote for a person who is dedicated to helping others.”

Sheriff Ron Cramer Endorses Judge Murphy

"I’ve watched him in action, I’ve spoken with the bailiffs, they all say he’s intelligent and he listens. We’ve talked about the criminal aspects impacting our community, he understands the challenges, he knows our community, and as a friend, as an associate, and as a community citizen, I strongly urge each of you to support Judge Murphy." -Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer

Judge Murphy Launches Election Campaign

Joined by community leaders and supporters, Judge Murphy kicked off his campaign to be elected to a full-term as Branch 5 Judge for Eau Claire County.

Judge Murphy Prepares to Announce Candidacy

  • Judge Shaughnessy Murphy signals his intent to retain the Branch 5 Eau Claire County Circuit Court judgeship. 

Eau Claire attorney appointed to fill judicial seat

  • Leader-Telegram -- Eau Claire County’s newest judge views the position as a way to give back to the community where he grew up.

    Eau Claire attorney Shaughnessy Murphy, who was appointed Monday by Gov. Scott Walker to serve as judge on the county’s Branch 5, moved to Eau Claire in fourth grade and graduated from Regis High School and UW-Eau Claire.

Murphy appointed new Eau Claire County judge

  • EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Governor Walker has appointed a new judge to serve on the Eau Claire County Circuit Court.

    Monday, Walker appointed attorney Shaughnessy Murphy to serve on the court, replacing retiring Judge Paul Lenz.

Shaughnessy Murphy to serve on the Eau Claire County Circuit Court

  • “Shaughnessy Murphy will be a strong addition to the Eau Claire County Circuit Court,” said Governor Walker. ​

    State Representative Warren Petryk highly recommends Murphy stating, “Shaughnessy Murphy is an honest, hard-working, caring man of integrity who will bring the wisdom and balance we deserve to the Eau Claire County judicial system."

Judge Murphy is sworn-in by Judge Lisa Stark

  • EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Eau Claire native Shaughnessy Murphy was sworn-in Monday as a new judge to serve on the Eau Claire County Circuit Court.

Eau Claire County's newest judge is sworn in

  • Leader-Telegram -- Shaughnessy Murphy has the intellect, legal knowledge and passion to be a fine addition to the bench, 10th Judicial District Chief Judge Scott Needham said Monday at the investiture ceremony for Eau Claire County’s newest judge.