Mysti Murphy

Mysti Murphy

San Antonio, Texas
210-822-2022 (Local)
866-986-7807 (Toll Free)
(210) 822-0096

Mysti Murphy has been an attorney since 1998. Among her many significant accomplishments, Mysti is a former Dallas County Assistant District Attorney, serving as Chief Felony Prosecutor and Specialized Trial Prosecutor, primarily in the area of domestic violence.

Mysti is an established law lecturer and trial skills instructor, having presented to judges, attorneys, police, probation officers, law students, advocates, and counselors. 

She was a consultant on domestic violence for a documentary produced by the Lifetime Television Network, and has also consulted for the City of Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force. In addition, Mysti Murphy was a member of the Texas Governor's Subcommittee on the Violence Against Women Act and is a consultant and speaker for Haven for Hope.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bar Admissions

  • Texas


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1995


  • Lead Author of Law Enforcement Curriculum and Tests, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE)

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Million Dollar Family Law Council Member, by the Family Law Council, LLC
  • 2014, 2016 and 2017 rated as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys: Top 10 Texas Attorneys of 2015
  • 2015 The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers
  • S.A. Scene: (San Antonio’s Premier City Magazine) S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2017 for Family Law
  • S.A. Scene: S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2016 for Family Law
  • S.A. Scene: S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2015 for Family Law
  • S.A. Scene: S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2014 for Family Law
  • S.A. Scene: S.A. Lawyers, Best of 2013 for Family Law
  • Avvo Recognized Attorney in 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Outstanding Criminal Justice Award, Crime Victims Council of Dallas County, 2005
  • NCDA Conference Scholarship, National College of District Attorneys, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Craighead County Domestic Violence Task Force, 2001
  • 2016 Best Law Firm, Rue Ratings Best Law Firms of America
  • 2016 Ten Best Female Attorney Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 10 Best Attorneys (5 years) for Client Satisfaction from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys., 2015 - 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Directors of the Bexar County Family Justice Foundation, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Hailey Foundation Board, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Texas, Member
  • San Antonio Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Private Attorney, 2008 - Present
  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2007 - 2008
  • Private Attorney, 2006 - 2007
  • Dallas County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1999 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Texas District and County Attorney's Association (Prosecutor Trial Skills Course Instructor)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • North Texas Humane Society
  • Battered Women's Shelters
  • Hearts and Hammers
  • Community Bible Church
  • Consultant and speaker for Haven for Hope