Abbot and Murphy, P.C.

Abbot and Murphy, P.C.

The law firm of Abbot and Murphy, P.C. was established in 1977, but its roots date to 1951 when James C. Abbot joined his father, W. Wright Abbot, in the practice of law in Louisville.

Firm Overview

Wright Abbot (who died in 1969) was a distinguished lawyer, banker and jurist, as was his son, Jim Abbot. Mr. Abbot and John R. Murphy III formed the firm of Abbot and Murphy, P.C. in 1977, and Mr. Abbot headed the firm's general practice until his death in 1997. In 1987, Fred K. Harvey, Jr. joined the firm, and Mr. Harvey headed the business and corporate practice until his death in 2006. John Murphy has served as Judge of Jefferson County State Court since 1997 (an elected, part-time position), and has an active general practice, with emphasis on real estate and probate matters. The law firm is listed in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Main Office

Main Office
190 East 7th Street
Louisville GA 30434


(478) 625-7281



Real Estate

The law office of Abbot, Murphy and Harvey, P.C. will represent your real estate legal matters.

Practice Areas
-Banking Law
-Business Law
-General Civil Practice
-Real Estate
-Trusts and Estates

John R. Murphy

Abbot and Murphy, P.C.

Practice Areas:
Real Estate; Business Law; Probate

1971, Georgia

Law School:
University of Georgia, J.D., 1971

University of Georgia, B.A., 1968

State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association.

Phi Delta Phi. Special Assistant Attorney General of Georgia, 1981-1998; Judge of Jefferson County State Court, 1997-.

Augusta, Georgia


University of Georgia
Juris Doctorate ,

W. Wright Abbot

Abbot and Murphy, P.C.

James C. Abbot

Abbot and Murphy, P.C.

Fred K. Harvey, Jr.

Abbot and Murphy, P.C.