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Michele Detherage
Michele Detherage
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Murphy & Riley. P.C.
101 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110

Michele Detherage

Michele N. Detherage joined Murphy & Riley, P.C. in April of 2016.  Prior to joining the firm, Michele was in-house corporate counsel for a Fortune 500 insurance company.  Michele has substantial experience in trial advocacy. During her years of practice, Michele has obtained more than 50 favorable verdicts on behalf of her clients. Her current practice is focused on insurance defense as well as defense of general liability claims. 

Michele is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law.  She gained valuable experience during law school as a summer associate at a general litigation firm and at a real estate firm.  Additionally, she participated in a study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy.

Prior to attending law school, Michele attended Northeastern University. She graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.  While in college she worked for a real estate law firm, and was also chosen to intern for a Massachusetts State Representative.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance litigation
  • General liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional liability
  • Products liability
  • Liquor liability
  • Tort defense
  • Not for profit social service agencies
  • Bad faith and G.L. c.93A/176D

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2015
  • New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY, 2015


  • Northeastern University, 2006
  • Hofstra University School of Law, 2009

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association