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William Fletcher McMurry

also known as William F. McMurry

About me

Mr. McMurry currently serves as President of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA)  The ABPLA is the only certifying organization in America accredited by the American Bar Associaion to certifiy specialists in Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice.  Mr. McMurry is a certified specialist in both Legal and Medical Malpractice by the ABPLA. Mr. McMurry also concentrates his practice in the area of serious automobile accident cases and personal injury cases.  Mr. McMurry has extensive experience in handling traumatic brain injury cases.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 70%
    32 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 10%
    36 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%
    22 years, 200 cases
  4. Car Accidents: 10%
    36 years, 1.5 thousand cases



Contingent (33-45%)

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  • Jacob E. Levy

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    Jacob Levy Car Accidents Attorney
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  • Matthew Lee White

    McMurry is the most aggressive and passionate lawyer I know. He is well known for never backing down from a legal battle and becomes energized by representing the underdog in a fight. His legal acumen and trial skills are second to none.


    Matthew White Birth Injury Attorney
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Contact info

William F. McMurry

624 West Main Street
Suite 600
Louisville, KY, 40202

2927 Broadway
Suite 7131
Paducah, KY, 42001



FLMember in Good Standing198109/08/2015
KYAuthorized to practice law197907/22/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Criminal LawBancroft Whitney1974
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerWilliam F. McMurry and Associates1995 - Present
AssociateOldfather and Morris1987 - 1994
AssociateBross, Tractman, Henderson and Childress1985 - 1987
PartnerBoehl, Stopher and Graves1982 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Board of Legal Specialization and EducationCivil Trial Specialst1993 - Present
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysPresident1992 - Present
National Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certirfied Civil Trial Specialist1990 - Present
Florida BarMember1981 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe v PhysicianSettled for $1 million
Turner v Archdiocese of Louisville$25.7 million
Shane v FBTSettled during trial- amount confidential - $93 mil claimed in damages
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Advocate (KATA)Litigating UIM Cases After Earle v. Cobb,”2005
The Advocate (KATA)“Winning During Difficult Times,”2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of KentuckyPolitical ScienceBachelor of General Studies1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysLegal Ethics : Ethical dilemas of multiple client representation2014
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysLegal Malpractice: the case within the case2014
Presented to the american board of professional liability attorney ( ABPLA)Legal LIability and ethical dilimeas : the case within the case2013
State Bar of CaliforniaLegal Malpractice2012