Firm Profile

For nearly thirty years, Murphy Karpie Connelly & Sickinger LLC has successfully represented individuals and businesses in trials and civil litigation throughout Connecticut. Murphy Karpie Connelly & Sickinger LLC is a small firm that focuses solely on representing clients involved in civil lawsuits. As a small firm, clients deal directly with the attorney who is handling their case. We believe that the key to success is to be completely prepared in each step of the litigation process. We also recognize that not every case is the same and that creative solutions are often required to meet our client’s goals.

Our lawyers are experienced litigators who have tried over two hundred jury trials to verdict. With over thirty years of experience, Kevin Murphy and Karen Karpie have an uncommon breadth and depth of litigation knowledge and experience. Mike Connelly and Rob Sickinger have been successful trial lawyers for nearly twenty years. Our firm has also successfully handled appeals before all of Connecticut’s appellate courts. We have significant experience in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration, and our lawyers are frequently asked to serve as mediators or arbitrators.

Murphy Karpie Connelly & Sickinger LLC has received the highest AV rating from the Martindale Hubbell legal directory, the most respected lawyer directory in the nation. Since 2007, Connecticut Magazine has recognized Kevin Murphy and Karen Karpie in its annual list of Connecticut Super Lawyers. We are also listed in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys. Our lawyers also are active in many legal professional organizations, including the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute and the Connecticut Bar Association. Karen Karpie and Rob Sickinger have both served as President of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association. The lawyers at Murphy Karpie Connelly & Sickinger LLC have also served on the faculty for various continuing legal education programs and seminars.

Some of Our Clients

Representative Clients: State Farm Insurance Company; Middlesex Mutual Assurance Company; MiddleOak Insurance; Allstate Insurance Company; Safeco Insurance Companies of America; Sentry Claims Service; Canal Insurance Co.; National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Co.; AIG; Markel American Insurance Company; General Casualty; Carolina Casualty; The Hartford; USAA; Dani Insurance Company.