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William Fletcher McMurry

also known as William F. McMurry

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Wrongful Death

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.  www.ABPLA.org

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  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

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jacob E. Levy

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jacob Levy
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • 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.

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    Matthew White Birth Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

William F. McMurry

455 South Fourth Street
Suite 1445
Louisville, KY, 40202

2927 Broadway
Suite 7131
Paducah, KY, 42001

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198105/07/2015
KYAuthorized to practice law197907/22/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
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

Associations
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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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Advocate (KATA)Litigating UIM Cases After Earle v. Cobb,”2005
The Advocate (KATA)“Winning During Difficult Times,”2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
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