J. Patrick Murphy
Mr. Pat Murphy is a Houston, Texas security subject matter expert who provides nationwide forensic security expert witness services in numerous areas of premises liability and negligent security. Areas of expertise involve the reasonable standard of care in Security Management, Premises Liability, Background Checks, Retail Security, Security Guards, Nightclub Security, Apartment Security and the adequacy of company policy and procedures.
Pat Murphy provides security expert witness support for both defense firms and plaintiff firms.
- Bar and Bouncer negligent security.
- Apartment security.
- Negligent Hiring.
- Burglar alarm and physical security failure.
Over 40 years of practical and consulting experience provides attorneys with a solid understanding of the standard of care.
Security Assessments are designed to identify threats and risks. An assessment provides senior management with an evaluation and recommendations.
- Active Shooter protocols.
- Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED).
- Crime-free Multi Housing.
- Training program development.
- Security Policy and Procedure development.
Mr. Murphy has been qualified as a security expert witness across the United States and Puerto Rico.
Security assessments have been conducted for a multitude of environments including:
- Corporate campuses
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