Professional Development

Murphy & Grantland’s core mission extends beyond excellent legal service. The goal is to build the firm’s culture, reputation, and influence through a work-life balance defined as: the passionate yet balanced pursuit of professional excellence and relational fulfillment.

Work Life Balance

Founding shareholder, J.R. Murphy, explains the foundational questions every individual and organization must address:


Is your purpose bigger than yourself?


How will you fulfill your purpose?

Core Values

What will you be known for?

The M&G team employs strategic leadership training internally and also provides opportunities for outside oraganizations. The training targets both personal and professional growth.

Growth Essentials

  • Foundation of Emotional intelligence
  • Mentoring relationships
  • Technical training
  • Service opportunities

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

  • Self and situational awareness
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Accessibility, vulnerability to giving & receiving feedback
  • Seeking and maintaining healthy relationships
Murphy & Grantland Professional Development

“The Emotional Intelligence training we have implemented has had a massive impact on the way we work together as an organization, as well as the way we interact with others outside of our organization, both professionally and personally.

-Rogers E. Harrell, III, Shareholder