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Will Murphy

Will Murphy

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Probate, Mediation, Arbitration, Appeals

About Me

I am the proud captain of FLCT's Blazing Paddles, a team that competes in dragon boats and canoes.  We represent the Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, which has been serving South Florida communities for almost 60 years.


 


I also compete in, as well as design and direct adventure races. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 35%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Mediation: 20%
    18 years
  4. Arbitration: 15%
    14 years
  5. Appeals: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

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    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

2040 Polk St
Hollywood, Florida, 330204511

2040 Polk Street
Hollywood, FL, 33020

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199205/07/2015
COAdministrative - Not authorized to practice199505/31/2015
NMInactive199101/12/2009

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Supporting StarFort Lauderdale Children's Theatre1997
Put Something Back Pro Bono AwardDade County Bar Association1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Judicial ClerkNew Mexico Court of Appeals (Hon. Pamela B. Minzner)1990 - 1991
Summer AssociateUnited States Coast Guard -- Claims and Litigation Division1989 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar Association, By-laws CommitteeMember; County Court Committee1994 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Florida Bar, Small Claims Rules CommitteeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re Estate of Sellin Sellin et al v. StewartSuccessfully defended decedent's will
Rubell v. FinkelsteinAppeal successful.
Jahnke v. JahnkeClient received relief, upheld on appeal

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Dade County Bar BulletinTen Things Judges Do That Irritate Litigants and Lawyers1998
Colonial Lawyer (nka the Bill of Rights Law Journal)Irresistible Force Meets Immovable Object: The Police Power Comes Up Against Free Expression1989
InternetSmall Claims Court: A Basic GuideN/A
LSGMI (video)Small Claims Court for Pro Se LitigantsN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Young Lawyers -- Practical Advice for New AttorneysPitfalls for New Lawyers in LitigationN/A
Small Claims Practice -- assisting pro se litigantsSmall Claims LitigationN/A