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Focused on Property Tax Litigation 

            and Assessment Law


Welcome to the website of Mark Murphy Law Offices, LLC.  I focus my practice on assessment law, property tax litigation and related property tax services.  I am committed to providing the highest level of legal services to my clients.  I invite you to learn more about my firm.  Please review the website or contact me directly. 
Thank you. 
Mark F. Murphy


I concentrate my practice on property tax litigation and assessment law.  I have years of experience successfully negotiating and litigating tax appeals on a wide range of commercial, industrial, residential and exempt real estate, as well as personal property. My success is the result of an in-depth understanding of appraisal and assessment theory and law.  I also have significant experience as a litigator of business disputes and criminal proceedings.


I regularly represent some of the largest property owners in New England.  My clients have included commercial, industrial and residential property owners, tenants, developers, management companies, tax exempt organizations, individuals and municipalities.  My expertise extends to all issues related to property taxation.  I am committed to providing my clients with the highest level of legal expertise and a superior level of responsiveness and representation.



Mark Murphy, Esq.


Mark Murphy focuses his practice on assessment law and property tax litigation.  He has over twenty years of experience representing national, regional and local property owners and tenants in complex property tax litigation.  Mark is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Property Tax Attorneys ("NAPTA"), a nonprofit organization of ad valorem and property tax attorneys throughout the United States.


Mark also has extensive experience as a litigator.  He previously worked in the Business Litigation Department at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston, Massachusetts, where he practiced in the areas of real estate tax, contract and employment litigation.  Before joining Burns & Levinson, Mark was an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York.  He was previously certified as a public accountant by the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Mark graduated from Villanova University with a B.S. degree in accounting.  He currently serves on the Villanova University Alumni Association Board of Directors.  Previously, he served as President of the Villanova Club of New England.  Mark received a J.D. degree from George Washington University School of Law where he was selected to be a member of the Moot Court Board and served as Treasurer of the Student Bar Association.     


Mark is a member of the Massachusetts and New York bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He is a member of the American and Massachusetts Bar Associations.  Previously he was Chair of the Municipal Tax Practice Group of the Massachusetts Bar Association.  He is an elected member and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Assessors in Westwood, MA.  Mark is a member of The International, Northeastern Regional, and Massachusetts Associations of Assessing Officers.  He is also a member of Lambda Alpha International, an honorary land economics society.  He previously served on the Board of Editors of the Boston Bar Journal.    

Gail Carchedi

Office Manager


Gail Carchedi began with Mark Murphy Law Offices, LLC in 2016 with an extensive background in accounting.  Gail’s duties as the office manager include managing all accounting and billing for the firm.  She also oversees the day to day operations of the office. 

Alixe Weisman



Alixe Weisman began with the firm in the summer of 2018 and serves as a paralegal, assisting in all aspects of the tax abatement process.  She is responsible for managing the appeal process for the firm.  Alixe is also responsible for conducting research related to new clients and properties, tax rates, tax ratios and revaluations, among other things.  She maintains all current property data.  Alixe manages the responses to income and expense requests.  She also schedules and attends property inspections for our clients.  Alixe is also responsible for managing all technology related issues at the firm. 

Contact Information:

T (781) 352-8007


Jim Recks began with the firm in 2020 and serves as a Real Estate Valuation Consultant.  He is responsible for researching properties and market data, reviewing financial data and preparing settlement proposals.  In addition, he manages the revaluation hearing process and all property inspections.

Contact Information:

T (603) 440-5041

Rhonda Mulloy, Esq.

Rhonda Mulloy began with the firm in 2023 and focuses her practice on assessment law and property tax litigation.  She manages the appraisal process and motion practice for the firm and also prepares discovery responses. Rhonda previously worked as a sole practitioner in the Boston area concentrating in residential real estate where she represented numerous financial institutions, mortgage companies, buyers, and sellers in all aspects of residential real estate, including negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, preparation of closing documents, review of title issues, and issuance of title policies.  Rhonda also worked for Adelson Loria & Weisman, PC in Boston and Kline & Sanders, LLP in Newton in residential real estate and has secured her real estate broker’s license.

Rhonda graduated from Suffolk University Law School cum laude and UMass Amherst magna cum laude with a B.B.A. in marketing.  Rhonda is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. 


Contact Information:


T (617) 821-2717

Jim Recks

Real Estate Valuation Consultant






30 Walpole Street

Norwood, MA  02062

T (781) 762-0088

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