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About Us

Carlile Patchen & Murphy has served Ohio businesses and the people who own and operate them since 1967. We provide responsive client service and put our clients’ interests first. Clients are never just a file at CPM. They are valued, important, and appreciated. We offer a host of legal services for businesses, from entity formation and ownership interests to financing, tax planning, and operations. We can also assist business owners in the transfer of their business to their employees or a third party.

Although we are often referred to as a “business law firm,” CPM is much more. Our foundation is deeply rooted in the notion that entrepreneurs, emerging businesses, established businesses and individuals all need high-quality legal services, but at a cost that fits their budget. No matter what the size of client, our service is second to none. From the couple who would like to draw up simple wills or start a business, to the corporation getting ready to go public, all of our clients receive sound legal advice, practical options, and the utmost in attention and respect.

When you engage CPM as your lawyers, you can be assured that we will return your calls and e-mails promptly, deliver documents in a timely manner, take a personalized interest in your business and your needs and partner with you to develop the solution that best suits you. By offering options and helping you weigh them, we become your trusted adviser while respecting the fact that the final decision is yours to make.

Firm Honors

Voted Best Law Firm (under 50 lawyers) and Best Family Law Firm in Columbus CEO Magazine Readers’ Poll

Carlile Patchen & Murphy was named Best Law Firm in the areas of Commercial Finance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Litigation - Securities, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Trusts & Estates Law.

Eight Carlile Patchen & Murphy attorneys have been named Best Lawyers® in America for 2015. 

Only Columbus, OH, member of this international alliance of law firms. 

Four Carlile Patchen & Murphy attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for 2015.  

Twenty-One Carlile Patchen & Murphy attorneys have been rated AV Preeminent, meaning the lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability.



Mailing Address

366 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Phone: 614.228.6135
Fax: 614.221.0216

Dublin Location

535 Metro Place South
Dublin, Ohio, 43017

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Phone: 614-228-6135
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