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Nicholas J. Strode

Legal Assistant

Nicholas J. Strode is a Legal Assistant at Murphy & Dunn, P.C.  A recent addition to our firm, he is a 22-year Veteran of the U.S. Army and Army National Guard, serving as a Team Leader for a Military Police Company when deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, in 2003.

Nicholas works on the legal team led by Senior Paralegal Dina C. Johns. He is the primary Legal Assistant for Associate Attorney Christopher A. Nelson and primarily works on cases led by Managing Partner G. Edward Murphy. Together their team handles all cases and all aspects of divorce, custody and family law related matters for the firm and the Nicholas J. Murphy Foundation.  Nicholas works out of the Peoria office and may be contacted directly at