Dan Murphy has extensive experience as a criminal trial lawyer and has both prosecuted and defended hundreds of criminal law cases across Canada. He spent four years as a prosecutor in Newfoundland and Labrador, acting as the sole prosecutor on the Burin Peninsula where he gained a deep knowledge of criminal law. While in Ontario, Dan practiced exclusively as a criminal trial lawyer, at all levels of court. He practiced in Red Deer as a prosecutor in one of Alberta’s busiest jurisdictions, before becoming a founding partner of Murphy Dolan in 2020.
Karey Rodgers graduated from The University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2019. During law school, Karey focused on taking classes in criminal law, advocacy, and appellate practice. While in law school she was a volunteer with Student Legal Services of Edmonton where she gained considerable experience in criminal proceedings while attending court and advocating for the less privileged.
Jessica Cartwright gained an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Alberta. She returned to the University of Alberta to obtain her law degree after working in the private sector for several years. Jessica was the President of the Indigenous Law Students Association during her second and third year of Law school.
Andrew Phypers is one of the founding members of Advocate Law and an experienced criminal defence lawyer. He graduated with an honours degree from the University of Calgary in 2008 and achieved a Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta in 2012. He completed his article in 2013 with Denise Lightning, working in challenging jurisdictions including Maskwacis, Edmonton, and Red Deer.