Our Legal Staff

Attorneys

 


Seth Lupton, Attorney

Seth joined Murphy Law Firm in 2016.  He is a graduate of Villanova Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University with a B.A. in Philosophy. Seth has worked with the District Attorney’s Office in Bucks County, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Philadelphia, and Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic in Villanova, PA.

At Murphy Law Firm, Seth’s work is focused on cases in the immigration court including Defensive Asylum cases and Cancellation of Removal. He is also active in representing Unaccompanied Minors in the Asylum applications before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

While at Villanova, Seth was President of the Villanova Law School Students Organized Against Human Trafficking, and received a variety of honors including Phi Delta Phi – Legal Honor Society, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and Certificate of Appreciation from La Comunidad Hispana.

Seth has experience in a wide variety of immigration applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, including family-based petitions, employment-based petitions, U-Visas, and asylum.  Seth also has volunteered at a women’s shelter for victims of human trafficking, and organized, trained and led student volunteers in the creation of a legal clinic for Immigrants in Philadelphia in conjunction with the Augustinian Defenders of the Rights of the Poor.


Sarah Estabrook

Sarah joined Murphy law Firm in 2017. She is a 2017 graduate of Cornell Law School where she also earned her B.A. in History with a minor in Law and Society.

At Murphy Law Firm, Sarah is handling cases both with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court. She regularly attends asylum interviews with our Unaccompanied Minor (UAC) clients, as well as others seeking asylum through credible fear interviews. She handles family applications with USCIS with a focus on stateside waivers.

At Cornell, Sarah worked with the Farmworker Legal Assistance Clinic, working on cases such as Special Immigrant Juvenile, asylum, and DACA. She was awarded the Seymour Herzog Memorial Prize for Commitment to Public Interest Law.


Erin Kelly

Erin joined Murphy law Firm in 2018. She is a 2016 graduate of Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University and received a B.A. at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

Erin handles client cases in the immigration court including applications for Defensive Asylum cases and Cancellation of Removal. At her prior law firm, she appeared regularly in state court for hearings and oral arguments in civil litigation.

She also worked as a paralegal prior to attending law school at a large immigration law firm where she worked primarily on employment-based cases such as H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, L-2, E-3, TN and O Visa petitions.


Law Clerks

Julia Quinn, J.D

Julia joined Murphy law Firm in 2015. She is a 2012 graduate of Villanova Law School.

Julia served as manager of our benefits team and assists in the filing of family-based petitions, waivers, naturalization applications, and adjustments of status as well as employment-based petitions. Currently, she is serving a manager of our litigation paralegals. She prepared motions to the immigration court and assists in the preparation for applications of relief in the immigration court.

Prior to joining Murphy Law Firm, Julia worked with Catholic Charities Diocese of Wilmington as a fully accredited BIA Immigration Representative.  Prior to that, she worked with a private immigration law firm in Wilmington, DE preparing applications with USCIS and NVC.