Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971. Before entering college, he served in the U. S. Army Infantry where he earned his airborne wings, and had the honor of serving as a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
He earned his A. A. summa cum laude from Miami-Dade Community college in 1999 and his B. A. from Florida International University magna cum laude in 2002, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. In 2006, Mr. Murphey earned his law degree cum laude from Nova Southeastern University. There, he was an articles editor for the Law Review and served on the Moot Court Executive Board.
His practice areas include general and maritime personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, civil appeals, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has represented clients before numerous state and federal courts, the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals, the United States Department of Labor, Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Mr. Murphey is admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
He is a member of the Appellate Practice, Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers and Labor & Employment sections of the Florida Bar Association. Mr. Murphey is also a member of the Broward County Justice Association, The Broward Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2006||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Florida Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Florida Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Dean's List||Nova Southeastern University||2002|
|Book Award, LSV 2||Nova Southeastern University||2002|
|Membership||Phi Beta Kappa||2002|
|Oustanding Academic Achievement Award||Florida International University||2002|
|Dean's List||Florida International University||2002|
|Membership||Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society||2002|
|Membership||Golden Key International Honor Society||2002|
|Book Award, LSV 1||Nova Southeastern University||2001|
|Book Award, Civil Procedure||Nova Southeastern University||2001|
|Attorney||Lawlor Winston, LLP||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Paul Buechele, P.A.||2006 - 2007|
|Paralegal||Paul Buechele, P.A. (FKA Buechele & Sullivan, P.A.)||1996 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Justice Association||Eagle Member||2011 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Admiralty Section||2011 - Present|
|Florida Justice Association||Vanguard Committee||2011 - Present|
|Broward County Justice Association||Board Member||2010 - 2010|
|Palm Beach County Justice Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Broward Chapter of the Federal Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Broward County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Lawlor Winston White & Murphey Case Results||Available on firm's website|
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|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Florida International University||Liberal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude||2002|
|Miami-Dade Community College||n/a||A.A. summa cum laude||1999|